Category Archives: Gardening

Music for the Gardener

Music Promotes Environmental Harmony “In the Garden,” an album by the acoustic duo of Nancy Rumbel and Eric Tingstad, raises a musical voice for a healthy environment while celebrating the art of gardening. The album also will raise money for … Continue reading

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Get The Lead Out Of Contaminated Soil

Soil Contamination A Major Health Threat A simple soil test could improve the growth of your vegetables and possibly the health of your children. The Chaney-Mielke soil test will help parents determine if the soil in their yard contains enough … Continue reading

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Project Has Vacant Lots Blooming

Urban Gardens and Forests By getting thousands of residents excited about using their green thumbs, Newark, N.J., is turning its vacant lots into prosperous, blooming gardens. Because the city’s urban gardening program is coupled with a leaf composting project, it … Continue reading

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Rooftop Greenhouses For A Brighter Tomorrow

Sustainable Cities Promote Growth On Rooftops Transforming useless, black rooftops into prosperous, green gardens — that is the goal of Dr. Paul Mankiewicz. As director of the Gaia Institute, an environmental research group in New York City, he has designed a unique … Continue reading

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