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Sep 24, 2014, 10:15 ET
Indoor school gardens make it practical for students to garden throughout the academic year, regardless of the weather outside. These fourth grade students and teacher Leona Thompson of North Elementary School in West Virginia tend summer squash in their EarthBox container garden. They have been growing in EarthBoxes since 2012, and have harvested many crops, including carrots, herbs, cucumbers and beans. (PRNewsFoto/EarthBox)

Indoor School Gardens: A Growing Trend

While school gardens ( make an engaging way to teach a wealth of disciplines, one obstacle often stands in...

Jun 18, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Kids Learning Life Skills Through Container Gardening

Teamwork, entrepreneurial skills, science, math, nutrition: these are just a few lessons that kids of all ages are learning through container...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Gardening for Health: A New Approach to Community Services

 In a novel approach to wellness, many public service agencies are developing "gardening for health" programs for some unlikely participants....

May 20, 2014, 10:15 ET
The thriving rooftop garden at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett, Washington hosts a wide variety of classes from a nature program for youngsters to college-level science and education courses. Community members also enjoy the urban oasis and 7 Days of Creation Walk. Sixty EarthBox(R) container gardens plus a greenhouse provide fresh organic produce to the college's food service and, when school is not in session, to a local food bank. (PRNewsFoto/EarthBox)

Container Gardening Takes Rooftop Gardens to New Heights

 A parking garage rooftop seems an unlikely site for a pre-school program, a meditation walk, or an Earth Day chapel service, but those are...

Apr 30, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Container Gardens Help 'Keep America Beautiful' and Healthy

Since the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) organization was founded 51 years ago, it's spearheaded initiatives from litter prevention to highway...

Mar 27, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Container Gardening Company Solving Challenges for Community Gardeners

 Community gardeners, faced with the obstacles of tending a garden away from home, are discovering a simple solution to their problems:...

Mar 12, 2014, 10:15 ET
Garden boxes may prove key in reversing the diabetes epidemic on Ebeye Island, where 75% of all adults over age 50 suffer from the disease. Ebeye's sandy, rocky soil and dense population make traditional gardening virtually impossible. Non-profits Canvasback Missions and the Kwajalein Diabetes Coalition have joined forces to teach Ebeye residents to grow fresh produce in space-efficient, self-watering EarthBox garden boxes.  (PRNewsFoto/EarthBox)

EarthBox Garden Boxes Combat Diabetes Crisis on Crowded Remote Island

 Ebeye Island, home to the world's highest rate of diabetes, is taking a novel approach to combat the epidemic: garden boxes...

Feb 26, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Self-Watering Garden Boxes Spur Surge in Group Gardening

 Schools and community groups are turning roofs, parking lots, playgrounds, and other unlikely spots into fertile patches of green, thanks to...

Jan 28, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Self-Watering Planter Receives National Home Gardening Club Seal of Approval

 Two self-watering planters ( -- the EarthBox® and the compact EarthBox®Junior™--...

Dec 19, 2013, 10:15 ET
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Gardening Gifts Top Holiday Wish Lists in 2013

Budget-conscious shoppers have spurred a strong trend towards practical gifts this holiday season. According to the National Retail Federation,...

Sep 19, 2013, 10:15 ET
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Containers Extend the Season for Fall Vegetable Gardens

 Fall is upon us, but that doesn't mean saying goodbye to homegrown produce. A growing number of gardeners are enjoying longer harvests by...

Aug 07, 2013, 12:43 ET
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Restaurant Gardens Sprout From EarthBox Containers

 Restaurant gardens are springing up all over the country, thanks to the surging interest in local, sustainable and super-fresh produce. The...

Jun 12, 2013, 10:10 ET
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Growing Edibles Surges in Popularity, as Does Container Gardening

 Millions of US households are now growing their own produce, and many of them are turning to vegetable container gardening...

May 01, 2013, 10:18 ET
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Urban Garden Yields Bountiful Harvests in Small Space

 City dwellers longing to grow their own produce can learn a lot from Gary and Katie Bachman's urban garden in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. On...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:30 ET
The recently introduced EarthBox Junior container garden kit offers a practical option for people who want to grow their own produce in small spaces, from balconies to patios, window sills to kitchen counters.  (PRNewsFoto/EarthBox)

EarthBox® Introduces Container Garden Kit for Small Spaces

 EarthBox® has recently introduced a product to address a growing concern for millions of gardeners – a lack of space. Many city...

Nov 08, 2012, 08:35 ET

Announcing Ideal Holiday Gifts for Home and Garden Enthusiasts from Wingscapes, EarthBox, and CobraHead

 Finding new and unusual holiday gifts for home and garden is a challenge, because the tired old choices won't excite anyone in the iPad era....