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Stacks of plastic recycling

Paper or Plastic? One Actually Is Better for the Environment

Recycling plastic seems like a no-brainer, but unfortunately, the reality is far more complicated than most people realize.
A bumblebee on a Purple Coneflower

The Best Plants to Attract Pollinators, by Region

Plant for the bees! Here are some ideas for pollinator plants native to each region of the country.
seeds on a leaf

What Does a Seed Farmer Do?

Some farmers grow food. Others grow the seed that the rest of the world plants. Here we detail the role of a seed farmer.
Borage flowers

More Than Good Looks: Try These 10 Edible Flowers

Take your salads to the next level by growing a few of these edible flowers in your kitchen garden.
Snake plant

The Best Indoor Office Plants—and How to Care for Them

Plants make people happy! Here's a list of the five best indoor office plants and some simple tips on how to care for them...
Organic vegetables

5 Reasons Getting Certified Organic Is Really Difficult

The National Organic Program is a complicated operation. And unless you've been through the process, it's tough to...