Gardening au naturel?

I never thought about gardening au naturel – in the buff, in the nude – why would you want to?  I guess the soil might feel good on bare feet, but if it does, then why not just take off your shoes? We had a friend who gardened in the buff. He was an architect and...

Pesticides kill 200,000 annually – UN report

A recent United Nations study estimates that 200,000 people, mostly farmers in the developing world, die every year due to the excessive use of pesticides. These farmers, like many homeowners, have been charmed by the handful of chemical companies, some of which also...

Rid your property of the browntail moth now!

One of the great free resources we have here in Maine is the weekly bulletin of the Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association (MOFGA). Especially important is one recent bulletin that contains advice about taking care of Browntail Moth right now while their eggs...