Garden Gear

Get ready for planting and picking with fun, useful garden gear.

Rosemary Lamb Chops Recipe

Take advantage of farmers market finds this spring and pick up a rack of lamb for these Garlic-Rosemary Lamb Chops.

Connect to Nature and Self with a Spring Nature Journal

Spring is the perfect season to start a nature journal. Observe and record the natural wonders of the season and connect to both nature and self, while practicing mindfulness and expressing creativity. Try these simple spring journaling prompts to get started!

Heading to the Mother Earth News Fair

The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.

It Will Never Rain Roses: 6 Spring Gardening Tips

Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 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, and much more!

Self-Reliant Gardening Tips for Spring

This spring become more self-reliant by planting herbs in pots, building raised garden beds, creating a worm composting bin and making your own fence paint. These gardening tips for spring will have you anticipating sunny days.

Try This Out: Salty Nettle Chips

These nettle chips are deliciously unique and packed with nutrients. Try this perfectly satisfying salty snack in early spring.

Making Savory Nettle Chips

Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.

Sweet Pea Soup

This simple and delcicious spring soup is sure to be a favorite among kids and adults!

Gearing Up For Spring Gardening

It’s never too early to start thinking about planting your garden for the spring. I know I am already thinking about spring and warm weather. Spring officially starts Sunday, March 20th and it’s important to know when it is the right time to purchase your flowers and begin the planting process.

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Spring cleaning in the garden, for the Lemon Verbena Lady, begins by examining some of her favorite herbs. Read on as she shares how she's pacing herself this spring.

Waiting to Plant a Spring Garden

Desperately waiting for the arrival of spring? Have patience! Using container herbs will help keep your spirits up during this long winter.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Clearing Herb Beds for Spring

It is time, however, to start cleaning up garden beds and preparing for new plants in the garden. If, like me, you've allowed that pesky Coastal Bermuda to invade your beds, now is the time to dig it out. Learn more.

Waiting for Spring

April can be such a frustrating month for an outdoors-woman in Colorado.