Home & Garden

Home & Garden: Get off the grass

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaAbout 10 years ago, I ripped out our front lawn and replaced it with natives and drought-tolerant plants. At...

Dirt Diva: Mother Earth’s star students

by Annie SpiegelmanA few months ago I was at a family reunion with many of my highly educated relatives. The conversation turned to the...

Dirt Diva: Going native

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaI learned about happy-go-lucky native plants about five years too late. During those first few amateur gardening years, I...

Home & Garden: Good riddance, codependent plants

By Annie SpiegelmanThis month, gardeners will prepare physically and emotionally for the long, dry summer ahead. If you’re craving some large plants to fill...

Home & Garden: From the ground up

By Lily O' BrienThose who love gardening might just call Marin Nirvana. With a moderate climate year-round and plenty of open space, the county...

Home & Garden: Worship the worm

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaEcotonix (www.ecotonix.com), the green product developent company that brought us the award-winning Green Cycler, a kitchen pre-composter that shreds...

Home & Garden: Wake-up call!

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaThe long winter snooze-fest is over. It’s time for your plants to get back to work! Temperatures are rising...