Get down and dirty in the garden
"It will never rain roses: When we want to have more roses we must plant more trees." —George Eliot
Spring is just beginning to bloom, which means it's the perfect time to start the garden. As we relish the feel of the earth in our hands and the breeze on our cheeks after a long winter indoors, we can take joy in the fact that the plants we sow now will yield food to sustain our families all season. Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. In this issue, we teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, tell you which first-aid essentials you should store at home to ease gardening woes, and much more!
Spring Gardening TipsGrow Salad Greens Now: Enjoy homegrown flavors in just a few short weeks by starting this simple salad garden now.
Zero-Waste Gardening: Save money and help the environment by reducing the resources that go into your garden.
The Health Benefits of Dandelions: Harvest nutritious, delicious dandelion greens for a slew of health and culinary benefits.
15 Uses for Mint: Discover 15 handy household uses for easy-growing mint.5 Antioxidant-Rich Fruits that Grow Anywhere: These homegrown fruits offer superior flavor and nutrition.
The Gardener's Natural First-Aid Kit: Keep these healing essentials on hand for blisters, sunburns, or bumps and scrapes.