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10 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Summer has finally arrived and with it’s arrival the proliferation of the blood-sucking and possible disease-carrying garden foe: the mosquito. In my home garden, I typically place several types of plants to deter mosquitoes. Typically, I either plant them in … Continue reading

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What is Melilot?

Photo via: Flickr Melilot (Melilotus officinalis), also known as Yellow Sweet Clover, is a non-native plant originating from Eurasia and brought to the US as fodder for animals and a cover crop to produce a bust of nitrogen to poor … Continue reading

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Benefits of Basil

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Earth Day 2014 | Green Cities

“Green Cities” is the focus of the 44th annual observance of of Earth Day.

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Walmart to Sow Its Organic Wild Oats

The nation’s largest retailer and grocer enters the organic food rush.

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Truth in Labels | FDA No Longer Sweet on Honey

The Food and Drug Administration says it’s time to rethink honey labeling standards.

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Egg-ology | Organic Brown and White Eggs

Are organic eggs really better for you? Does it matter it they are white or brown? Our green product specialist Joyce Newman weighs in.

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