January 29, 2010
Rain gardens aren’t just for homeowners with large tracts of land. A rain garden planted in a small urban area can make a big difference in the water quality and environment of its surrounding area.
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January 18, 2010
Prior to last Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, Haitians were busy at work building flood protections and establishing urban gardens. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) had 23 programs for growing food in the region most affected by the quake, including areas … Read More…
January 13, 2010
Terreform One, a non-profit design group that promotes green design in cities, is launching the One Prize Award–Mowing to Growing: Rethinking the American Lawn: an international design competition for creating productive green space in cities.
Through their … Read More…
December 26, 2009
December 16, 2009
Development in Gardening (DIG) is a non-profit organization on a mission to improve the health and well-being of HIV-positive and other at-risk individuals in developing nations such as Senegal, Nambia, Uganda, and the Dominican Republic. They facilitate change by teaching … Read More…