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Can 1 miracle plant solve the world's 3 greatest problems? Kenaf, the carbon-sequestering monster plant, provides food, shelter and carbon credits.

Royal Society reveals best nature pictures of the year

Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tad...

Easy Groundcovers

Weed-smothering Groundcover: Bishop's Weed - Fast spreading bishop's weed will thrive where most other shade plants fail. Because it is so vigorous, it's best suited for shaded slopes or other areas where it has plenty of room to roam. Name: Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'. Growing Conditions: Part to full shade and well-drained soil. Size: To 12 inches tall. Zones: 4-9

Organic farming sucks (up carbon)

Organic farming sucks (up carbon): We’ve known for a while now that organic agriculture is good for the climate: It does a better job at grabbing carbon from the air and turning it into soil than industrial agriculture, which often does just the opposite.

23 Clever Planter Ideas From The Most Unlikely Items

I love the idea of making planters out of the most unlikely items for your herbs and planters. Here are 23 planter ideas that will give your…

Grow Your Own Cooking Oil

Make/Grow Your Own Cooking Oil - You want to be more self sufficient? Well here's a way to grow your own cooking oil. Sunflower Seeds Place to grow sunflowers Seed oil Extractor (plastic bottle tubing small funnel wire screen strainer) Glass Jars