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Spring Cleaning Sale! by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Congratulations, you’ve survived another long winter! Now it is time for some Spring Cleaning. Through May 4th we’re having a Spring Cleaning Clearance sale to make ... Read on »
Hemp is on the Horizon! Get Ready for America’s Next Agricultural Revolution by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You can eat it, drink it, read it, tie it, wear it, drive it, live in it, and make money growing it, all while saving the soil and protecting the climate. What is ... Read on »
Growing Your Own Herbs in 6 Easy Steps by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Author Didi Emmons understands it’s intimidating to work with unfamiliar herbs. In her book, Wild Flavors: One Chef’s Transformative Year Cooking From Eva’s Farm , she ... Read on »
Dealing with Bear Encounters by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In this excerpt from Out on a Limb:What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition  author Ben Kilham provides insight on best practices when it comes ... Read on »
So You Want to be a Small-Scale Dairy Farmer by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living So, you want to start a small-scale dairy. Before you begin scanning real estate ads, buying a set of Carhartts, and pricing out feed, take heed from the advice of accl ... Read on »
Who’s Fuelin’ Whom? by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living UPDATE: April Fools! We’re not really publishing a home-scale fracking book but thanks to everyone who shared our prank! Stay up to date with our (actual) latest releas ... Read on »
Perennial Gardening: Grow More Food with Less Work! by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Perennial vegetables are a food gardener’s dream. Plant them once, treat them well, and they’ll keep feeding you year after year. If you’re looking for some new cro ... Read on »
6 Reasons Why You Need to Plant Perennials…Like Now by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living If you’ve ever debated about whether perennial plants are right for your landscape, author Ben Falk is here to help. And, as a recent winner of an American Horticultura ... Read on »
Building Your Backyard Permaculture Paradise by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The award-winning Paradise Lot  takes a behind-the-scenes look at how two plant geeks transformed a desolate urban backyard into a permaculture paradise. At the same ti ... Read on »
Hemp, Hemp, Hooray! Get Ready for America’s Next Agricultural Revolution by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You can eat it, drink it, read it, tie it, wear it, drive it, live in it, and make money growing it, all while saving the soil and protecting the climate. What is i ... Read on »
Think You’re Hip to Hemp? Take Our Quiz by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Looking for something to talk about at your next dinner party or social gathering? Impress your friends with some hemp trivia by taking this pop quiz. You’ll have inter ... Read on »
Hemp History 101 by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The historical prominence of hemp can be seen in dozens of American towns that still bear its name, including Hempfield, PA, Hemphill, KY, Hempstead, NY, Hempfork, VA, ... Read on »
The Buzz: Bee Buyers Beware by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Beekeeping has been on the rise in recent years, and Ross Conrad’s book Natural Beekeeping has become a must read for enterprising apiculturalists who want to learn h ... Read on »
Spring is Here! Get your Garden Started by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Congratulations, you survived another long winter! It is officially spring and time to get your garden started. Let us help you on your way with some of our key gar ... Read on »
The Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Beekeeping has been on the rise in recent years, and Ross Conrad’s book Natural Beekeeping has become a must read for enterprising apiculturalists who want to learn how ... Read on »
Garden Planning: 48 of the Most Promising Veggies by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Depending on the market and the climate in your area the possibility exists to grow anywhere from one to 70 or so reasonably common vegetable crops. With all these opti ... Read on »
No Space? No Problem. Gardening Tips for the Urban Dweller by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Interested in growing fresh food, but worried about lack of space? Not a problem, according to author R. J. Ruppenthal. In his book, Fresh Food From Small Spaces , ... Read on »
The Ultimate Raised Bed: How To Make An Herb Spiral by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The herb spiral: A beautiful year-round focal point for your garden that is easy and fun to build and saves both space and water. In  Edible Landscaping with a Permacul ... Read on »
A Conversation with Gene Logsdon by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Author Gene Logsdon appears to be picking up steam as he rolls into his ninth decade. He has developed a prolific body of work as a writer, novelist, and journalist on ... Read on »
Tree Sap: Nature’s Energy Drink by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living There’s nothing better than kicking back after a long day with a nice cool glass of tree sap…wait, what? Sounds sticky, I know, but you might be surprised to hear t ... Read on »