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WHAT'S NEW IN URBAN GARDENING

Borrow These Pro Photo Tips and Trends
You don't need pro equipment to snap the best food shots at dinner or in a trendy new restaurant. But[...]
The 9 Best Edible Flowers for Colorful Summer Cooking
Be sure not to eat florist or foraged flowers, which likely contain pesticides and preservatives, and don’t assume every edible[...]
Quick Recipes Using Colorful Urban Garden Flowers
Edible flowers make colorful garnishes that update a favorite dish, but they also take center stage in recipes perfect for[...]
Phaedra & Eric,  Richmond, Virginia

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The 9 Best Edible Flowers for Colorful Summer Cooking
Be sure not to eat florist or foraged flowers, which likely contain pesticides and preservatives, and don’t assume every edible[...]
Why We Only Grow Weird Indeterminate Tomatoes
When you decide it's time to grow tomatoes, you must figure out one big thing before everything else. Will you[...]
Get the List: Know What to Plant in Your Urban Garden
You can't plant just anything in an urban garden. Well, you can try, but then you'll be sad when that[...]
5 Tips for Hosting a Neighborhood Plant and Seed Exchange
Looking for a great way to meet your gardening neighbors, build community and get free plants? Host a plant and[...]
AvoidingDogs and 4 Other Common Urban Garden Pests
Our tiny urban garden has plenty of common garden pests, but not the ones you expect. We attract a level[...]
5 Garden Rain Barrel Features Yours Must Have
We didn't even use our garden hose last summer. Instead, we use our rain barrel to save gallons of non-chlorinated[...]
Refreshing Vegan Cold Soup Recipes for Summer
By the time spring and early summer’s warmth arrives, we all want to chill out in the kitchen. It’s time[...]
This Hearty Kimchi Stew Will Get You Through Winter
Called "Kimchi-jjigae" in Korean, this spicy kimchi stew will clear out your sinuses without setting your mouth on fire. The[...]
Southern Cooking by Feel with Virginia Chef Edna Lewis
Chef Edna Lewis is having a bit of a moment - finally. And we can still learn a lot about[...]
Mold and Cold: Inside a Growing Urban Mushroom Farm
The word “farm” conjures up images of sunny rolling hills, green with rows of fresh vegetables. But visiting a mushroom[...]
Craft Baker Revives Virginia’s Local Grain Growth
In his book The Third Plate, chef Dan Barber argues that chefs have the power to change the way the world eats.[...]
Visit the Game Birds at Beaver Creek Farm
Beaver Creek Farm raises quail, pheasant and other lean and flavorful game birds on five acres of land in Varina,[...]