Gardening

Patricia Leigh Brown looks at the community gardens funded by the California Mental Health Services Act of 2004, which help to heal disadvantaged refugee communities less inclined to use formal mental health treatments.
May 29, 2013   The New York Times
A new suite of tools to help you design, plan, and manage your plot is looking for investors on Kickstarter.
Oct 5, 2012   Inhabitat
Popular Mechanics features a slideshow of fantastic examples of landscape architecture, from Scotland's Garden of Cosmic Speculation to the Growth Chamber on the International Space Station.
Aug 13, 2010   Popular Mechanics
Wait times for a plot of land in one of Santa Monica's community gardens have grown so long that officials are instituting a new program to connect gardeners with homeowners willing to share their backyards.
Apr 14, 2009   Los Angeles Times
More and more lawns across the country are getting axed and replaced with gardens.
Sep 20, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>Guerrilla gardening- planting flowers and edibles in untended pockets of cities- is a growing phenomenon. This article looks at a group of Toronto residents who've turned ugly medians into lush gardens.</p>
Jul 20, 2008   CTV Toronto
<p>Canton, Ohio residents and property owners who don't pay close enough attention to their lawns could face jail time. A new law would apply to repeat offenders and to lawns and weeds growing higher than eight inches.</p>
Jun 4, 2008   Canton Repository
<p>This piece from <em>The Tyee</em> offers ideas about how to recreate streets into lively public green spaces.</p>
Mar 26, 2008   The Tyee
<p>Nearly 100 million American households have tended a garden or lawn since 2005, a significant increase from years past. According to estimates, much of the rise is due to younger adults getting out in their gardens.</p>
Feb 29, 2008   Publishers Weekly