Rebecca Burgess's Fibershed challenge—to wear clothes that are farmed, created, and dyed with materials made within 150 miles of her front door—takes the idea of living locally and buying American to a whole new level. We report on her project, including her garden of indigo plants grown to create natural blue dyes.
Using a few simple and inexpensive materials, including a peat pot and some moss, our new contributor Laurie Cinotto shows us how to DIY these sweet Easter baskets, perfect for displaying eggs, candy, a succulent, or a few cut flowers.
Our columnist Kevin Lee Jacobs shows us how to build a raised bed garden and explains why it's easy to grow vegetables, flowers, and herbs in these convenient elevated beds. We asked our Facebook fans what they would plant in a raised bed, join the conversation and share your ideas too!