Certain plant species appear to recruit bacteria that help them resist the ill effects of drought conditions.
Devoting a small percentage of crop land to wildflower strips provides support for the full life cycle of beneficial insects.
Recent research testing honeybees’ preference for sugar syrup with and without agricultural fungicides shows that the fungicide-laced syrup attracts more bees.
By the Heirloom Gardener Editors
Mark your calendars — here are the dates to remember in spring 2018!
Heirloom Gardener’s Editor-in-Chief, Hank Will, revisits breaking some rules with the help of his childhood vineyard.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has ruled that hydroponic and aquaponic products remain eligible for organic certification.
By Lydia Noyes
The Rodale Institute’s newly drafted Regenerative Organic Certification system promotes soil and environmental health in tandem with organic farming practices.
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