Kathy Ireland (model & actress) was born on this day in 1963. Victor Manuel Blanco (astronomer who helped build the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile) died on this day in 2011.
New Healthier Veggie Varieties
The Healthiest Vegetables You Can Grow in the Garden!
Be sure to select the most nutrient-densevegetables to grow in the garden. Not all are created equal! We found vegetable varieties bred specifically for better health, from tomatoes to carrots to zucchini. Bring good taste and good health to your garden and table!
No-Dig Gardening | No-Till Gardening
Tired of the yearly soil tilling? Sore from pulling weeds every day? Discover how no-dig gardening can help save your back while boosting your soil’s health. It allows the beneficial organisms in your soil to thrive undisturbed, making it a better place for your plants to grow.
What's the Brightest Star in the Sky Tonight?
Who hasn’t heard of the Dog Star, Sirius? It’s the brightest star in the sky. Right now, it’s at its most prominent position of the year, highest up at 7 P.M.—right after darkness falls. And boy, is it easy to find. Plus, you also have a chance to see its pup! Yes, it’s a two-dog night.
Born of pure ingenuity, the Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of craftsmanship and utility. It was designed as a harvest basket, but can be used for everything from a picnic basket to a knitting basket.