Seed Diary

House Plant

The Best Indoor Office Plants—and How...

Having a plant or two in your office can really brighten up your space. Studies have found that keeping plants at the office leads to heaps of positive benefits, including increased productivity, better memory retenti...

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Organic Beauty

5 Reasons Getting Certified Organic I...

As the only government-administered label that addresses farming practices, the organic emblem is vitally important. There literally is no other badge that carries as much weight. USDA certified organic-food sales top...

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Snake Plant

The 5 Best Houseplants to Purify the ...

House plants are seeing a resurgence. They’re taking over Instagram feeds and are the subject of millennial trend pieces. Their popularity is with good reason: Aside from looking nice and providing a hobby, the benefi...

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Seeds

7 Reasons Why Seed Diversity Is Impor...

According to research conducted by National Geographic, in 1903, there were 408 distinct tomato varieties sold by commercial seed companies in the United States. By 1983, the number had declined to 79. The loss was ev...

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Seeds

Seed Saving 101: 10 Things to Know If...

Beans. That’s right. If you want to start saving seeds, we recommend beans. Or peas. Why? Legumes are by far the easiest seeds to save, and among the easiest to germinate. You can’t go wrong. Read on to understand the...

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Gardening

10 Smart Ways to Garden on a Budget

You don’t have to spend obscene amounts of money to grow your own food. Here are some tips for a spectacular backyard garden—without the exorbitant expenses. 1. Grow from Seeds, Not Starts A six-pack of lettuce seedli...

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Milkweed

10 Beautiful Photos of Seeds (And Fun...

Sure, we’re used to appreciating the flowers, herbs, and foods that grow from seeds, but we don’t often pay tribute to a plant’s tiny beginnings—there’s just something totally captivating about the simple beauty of a ...

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Parsley

8 Plants That Promote Wellness

Looking to try more natural remedies? This helpful guide covers a wide swath of ailments - and many plants might already be in your garden! It may seem like natural health remedies are having a moment, but the trend i...

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