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Metro's natural gardening expert Carl Grimm shares his knowledge about how to easily grow a beautiful garden without having to use toxic chemicals.
Watch video gardening tips from Metro natural gardening expert Carl Grimm, courtesy of AM Northwest and KATU-TV. More
Whether you’re going for a greener lawn, investing in bird-attracting plants, or growing veggies behind your rental, these gardeners help you take your yard to the next level – and keep your families, pets and waterways healthy and safe at the same time. More
You can keep bug problems at bay by following these easy and inexpensive techniques. More
Flavorful foods, fantastic flowers, and fertile soil are yours for the making this fall. And you’re not alone. Nature is at the ready to help you grow a great garden that’s safe for people, pets and local wildlife. More
Do you seek the freshest, most delicious, sustainable food for sharing meals with friends and family? Search no farther than your yard. More
Learn the key to healthy soil and how easy it is to give your lawn or garden what it needs to thrive. More
Learn from wildlife, soil and rain in your garden in winter to prepare for a more bountiful spring. More
Learn how to easily and inexpensively green renovate your yard to make it healthier for people, pets and the planet. More
Springtime in the garden. Ready to dig in? From clearing out the chemicals to picking native plants, growing green brings big benefits to people, pets and the planet. Get started today with these tips. More
More gardening resources and publications
Use this helpful guide to natural techniques to control pests and weeds, encourage beneficial insects and grow a healthier yard and garden.Go
Learn to live with wildlife in your yard. Get strategies and tips for living near raccoons, squirrels, coyotes, skunks, deer, bats, rabbits, woodpeckers, songbirds and beavers.Go
Follow these easy steps to growing a healthy garden without using pesticides or other chemicals.Go
Want a simple, natural approach to lawn care? Consider grasscycling – leaving the grass clippings on the lawn.Go
Some gardens are planted for a specific purpose, like growing good things to eat or flowers to pick. A rain garden's purpose is to catch rain water with its plants and soil.
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