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<strong>Urban Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Know</strong>

Urban Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Know

Urban gardening refers to growing food in a heavily populated place like a town or a city. It doesn’t require a huge amount of land or space, just some determination and creativity. Urban gardens come in all shapes and sizes — from vertical green walls to gardens cultivated exclusively in pots.

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    How to Grow a Late-Season Vegetable Garden

    How to Grow a Late-Season Vegetable Garden

    Summer garden staples like tomatoes and eggplant can’t handle the coming fall frosts, but many crops thrive in the chillier temperatures. Growing a successful fall garden is all about predicting the weather, choosing the right crops, and protecting the plants on frosty mornings. 

    U.S. Virgin Islands Protects Land From Development With New Parks System

    U.S. Virgin Islands Protects Land From Development With New Parks System

    The U.S. Virgin Islands have created a new system of parks within over 30 areas that will now be protected from commercial development, while being preserved for nature and outdoor recreation. Hundreds of acres across sites on St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas are now preserved within the new Territorial Park System, which includes […]

    Birdwatchers Flock to Alaska, Bringing Millions in Revenue and Incentives for Habitat Conservation

    Birdwatchers Flock to Alaska, Bringing Millions in Revenue and Incentives for Habitat Conservation

    The popular pastime of birdwatching has many healthy benefits for people and the planet, including immersion in nature — which has been shown to be beneficial for mental health — breathing fresh air, exercise, exposure to natural vitamin D, socializing and building togetherness through birdwatching communities and increased appreciation for nature. There were approximately 15.23 […]

    Eco-Friendly Farm Stays Around the U.S.

    Eco-Friendly Farm Stays Around the U.S.

    If you’ve ever dreamed of running away from your responsibilities to start a life on a peaceful homestead, you’re not alone. While unfortunately this might not be an option for many at this time, you can still get a glimpse of this lifestyle on your next vacation by booking a farm stay.

    5 Queer Recreationalists Making the Outdoors More Equitable

    5 Queer Recreationalists Making the Outdoors More Equitable

    Outdoor recreation and the outdoor community have historically been portrayed as predominantly white, male spaces, in my experience, with little attention given to the contributions of queer recreationalists and outdoor advocates. Here are a few of the many queer environmentalists fighting for representation and access to the outdoors for all.   Pattie Gonia (they/he/she)  Wyn Wiley […]

    Spiritual Leader Sadhguru Takes 100-Day Motorcycle Journey to Save Soil

    Spiritual Leader Sadhguru Takes 100-Day Motorcycle Journey to Save Soil

    More than half of the world’s agricultural soils are already degraded, and both scientists and UN agencies agree that the remaining soil will only take us another 40 to 50 years.  Yet despite the threat this poses to biodiversity, the climate and global food security, soil health receives less attention than other looming environmental crises. […]