Get your garden ready for spring! Find out how to start seeds indoors, and get tips on how to prepare your soil for planting. Worm your way into vermicomposting, and get a chef’s guide to edible flowers! And as always, so much more!
EDITORIAL Why grow your own?
GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY Starting seeds indoors
FEATURE Starting seeds in eggshells
FEATURE Cleaning your dirt—solarization
FEATURE Letting worms do the work
DOS & DON’TS on feeding your worms
FEATURE Soil pH—what you should know and why
JUST ASK LEE by Lee O’Hara
Lee answers questions about pillbugs, and about planting with Epsom salts and sugar.
THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD by Lauren Hollander
FEATURE by SE Filomeo
In pursuit of purslane
THE BUZZ by Pat Anderson
ORGANIC INTERNATIONAL by Susette Horspool
Reducing the carbon footprint with Origin Green
WHO’S DOING IT Using the whole plant with Linda Ly
PRODUCT REVIEW Epica compost pail
SIMPLY DELICIOUS Panzanella salad