USDA Renews People’s Garden Initiative

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2022 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack planted a tree to announce the reopening of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) People’s Garden Initiative. People’s Gardens across the country will grow fresh, healthy food and support resilient, local food systems; teach people how to garden using conservation practices; nurture habitat for pollinators…

How the Worst Site Can Become the Best Garden

“A real wasteland.” “A derelict wood.” And: “Sort of frightening.” Hearing James Golden recount those early impressions of the land from which he has coaxed his celebrated garden, Federal Twist, one has to ask: Why did you ever buy such a place? It was the midcentury house in western New Jersey that charmed Mr. Golden:…

Garden centre slammed over staff ‘smoking cannabis at work’ only for it to be a stinky spring plant

A garden centre was blasted in an online complaint for allowing their staff to ‘smoke cannabis at work’ – only for the sheepish moaner to have to backtrack when the boss revealed the culprit is a ‘stinky’ spring plant. Urban Jungle owner Liz Browne was horrified when she spotted the Google review slamming her innocent…