All About Thatch: Why, How, and When to Dethatch a Lawn

August 7, 2020

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With more time spent homebound these days, many folks are bringing their laptops outside, turning their gardens and yards into outdoor offices. An uneven, spotty and not-so-green lawn isn’t such a pretty sight but this forced … Read More...

A Hidden Greenhouse Garden in Mexico City Abandoned Factory

July 30, 2020

A Hidden Greenhouse Garden in Mexico City Abandoned Factory

Hidden within a 6.4-acre botanical garden in Mexico City’s Santa Marîa la Ribera district lies an abandoned factory transformed into as a vast greenhouse garden filled with aromatic native plants.

A Hidden Greenhouse Garden in Mexico City Abandoned Factory

Hidden Greenhouse Garden in Mexico City Abandoned Factory

The disused space is on the grounds of the botanical … Read More...

Let’s Ring In a New Green Decade

January 1, 2020

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Whether the new decade begins on January 1, 2020 or January 1, 2021 is a matter of debate. Whichever it may be, I hope during this period we’ll see the enactment of The Green New DealRead More...

Kids To World Leaders About Climate Change: Stop Acting Like Children

September 25, 2019

#StrikeWithUs_climate_cahnge_protest_neworleans_urbangardenswebYoung mother at #StrikeWithUs rally in New Orleans. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton.

Young people across the globe are demanding that world leaders stop acting like children and take real action against climate change.

#StrikeWithUs_climate_change_rally_NewOrleans_urbangardenswebPosters at New Orleans #StrikeWithUs rally. Photo: Read More...

Street Art and Strikes For Climate Change

September 18, 2019

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From New York City to Berlin and beyond, artists take to the streets to claim unsanctioned public spaces in which to communicate statements about heated political and social issues, often impassioned pleas to the masses for Read More...

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