Michelle Obama hopes the lessons of gardening take root in the minds of students.
After years in the doldrums, consumer demand for vegetable seeds has abruptly climbed at a rate even industry veterans have never seen.
In another sign that the Department of Agriculture is embracing sustainable food, the agency unveils plans for a People's Garden on the National Mall.
With the help of local elementary school students, Michelle Obama broke ground for a White House fruit and vegetable garden and initiated a public campaign to help Americans better understand where their food comes from.
In 2008, we tracked the progress of Dino Kraniotis and his fellow community gardeners through the season.
Adrian Higgins covers everything from choosing greenery to planting a tree.
Plan your planting schedule with our seasonal tips.