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Home & Garden: Bees, please

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt Diva“I’ve had bees for 30 years,” says Steve McDaniel, a master beekeeper and owner of McDaniel Honey Farm in...

Home & Garden: Lawn be gone

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaWhen I speak at sustainable gardening seminars I like to harp on two topics. One is to plant natives...

Home & Garden: Valued veggies

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaBefore bestselling garden author Mel Bartholomew began writing books on growing food, he had built his own consulting engineering...

Home & Garden: Super pollinators

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaIn case you thought that flowers were just more pretty faces, they are, but they’re much more than that....

Home & Garden: Going wild

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaThe San Francisco Flower and Garden Show is turning 30 years old in March. If you haven’t been there...

Home & Garden: Foul called

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaYou may recall hearing about the light brown apple moth back in 2007. That was when a California Department...

Home & Garden: Time to change

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaGrow Your OwnI grew up in New York City, in a tall apartment building, yet somehow I can now...

Home & Garden: Indoor nature

By Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaCalling all of you crafty plant lovers! Here is a simple homemade gift idea that you can create for...

Home & Garden: Environmental Heroes

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaPoor Mother Earth. She must be so done with us humans. We use more than a billion pounds of...

Home & Garden: Heirloom heaven

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaGet ready to feast your eyes on peaks of produce whimsically displayed alongside heritage farm animals and classic flowers...