Tag: gardening science

Gardening Friends That Feed the Planet

Gardening Friends That Feed the Planet

If we think very much about the elements in our garden, it's most likely the nitrogen (N), phosphorous (K), and potassium (P) in our fertilizer. I might throw H2O in  
No Weeding in Winter Gardening

No Weeding in Winter Gardening

Winter gardening season is the perfect time to indulge in seed catalogs and garden planning, and finally, take a much-needed break from weeding! After all, history has it that weeds  
The Tales Told By Tree Trunk Rings

The Tales Told By Tree Trunk Rings

Beneath the bark of trees, annual growth rings–also known as tree trunk rings—gracefully appear. They showcase alternating bands of light and dark hues; the plump and lighter circles displaying robust  
What Latin Plant Names Really Mean

What Latin Plant Names Really Mean

Have you ever been so enamored with a plant that you impulsively bought it without researching the species, only to watch in horror as it slowly perished? We've all been  
An Oddly Satisfying History of Measurement

An Oddly Satisfying History of Measurement

Today I present to you an oddly satisfying history of measurement. But first, flamingos! In the charming city of Madison, Wisconsin–whose official bird is none other than the iconic pink  
The Secret Garden Was Real!

The Secret Garden Was Real!

My daughter, at the ripe age of almost 5, has just started getting into longer chapter stories before bed, and when we were at the bookstore a few weeks ago,  
Improve Gut Health By Gardening?

Improve Gut Health By Gardening?

Have you ever felt like you're carrying around extra weight, that you just can't shake?  Well, it could be because we're all carrying around up to three, yes, three pounds of  
A Garden of Miracles Celebrated

A Garden of Miracles Celebrated

There are many quotes in today’s piece from Diana Wells dating back as far as 1597 about the premise that what we are cultivating is a garden of miracles in