Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2024

Support pollinators this sprin

Support pollinators this spring with flower 'billboards'

We at The Optimist Daily are always looking for ways to help our pollinator friends. If you are looking to plant a pollinator-friendly garden this spring, then a new study led by Jaret Daniels and Elizabeth Braatz can help! Their research indicates that insects are attracted to landscapes where Read More...

A guide to pet-proofing your g

A guide to pet-proofing your garden

Many people took advantage of the unprecedented amount of time at home during the pandemic to finally fulfill their dreams of adopting or fostering a pet. Now that spring has sprung, a lot of new pet owners will be out in their yards, prepping their gardens for a bountiful season. Those who are Read More...

Fight climate change in your o

Fight climate change in your own garden

During World War I, Americans were encouraged to do their part in the war effort by planting, fertilizing, harvesting, and storing their own fruits and vegetables. The food would go to allies in Europe, where there was a food Read More...

Growing food security in Argen

Growing food security in Argentina, one school garden at the time

Up to 35 percent of children in Argentina live in households with “unmet basic needs.” Only 53 percent receive of those receive food assistance. Here is the inspiring story of the Huerta Niño Foundation, an organization founded in 1999 to build agroecological school gardens in low-income areas Read More...