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Hydroponic Farming: Organic or Not?

By Lydia Noyes

Farmers and food advocates nationwide are debating whether produce grown hydroponically should be considered organic.


Garden Smarter, Not Harder

By Oscar H. Will III

Heirloom Gardener’s Editor-in-Chief, Hank Will, experiments with raised bed gardening to help ease his aching back.


Highlights from the Philadelphia Flower Show 2017

By Reese Amorosi

The Philadelphia Flower Show is an annual event that draws visitors from around the globe. The 2017 theme was "Holland: Flowering the World."


Perennial Pals

By Hank Will

Read how Heirloom Gardener’s editor-in-chief learned to love perennial crops when his family chose to grow one particular type of rhubarb.


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Feedback from Our Readers: Spring 2017

By the Heirloom Gardener Editors

Humbled by both the praise and advice from our valued readers, we want to share some feedback we’ve received.


Greening Paris: The City of Light

By Hannah Kincaid

Urban agriculture plans will help Paris, France, become a more resilient and environmentally-friendly city by the year 2020.


High Glyphosate Levels Found in Common Processed Foods

By Hannah Kincaid

New studies show that glyphosate is a probable human carcinogen and that high levels of the chemical exist in common household products.


Citizen Science Project: The Big Bug Hunt

By Jeremy Dore

Reports of bug sightings through this revolutionary project have already helped show patterns of pest attacks. Help The Big Bug Hunt go viral in 2017!