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Environment / Seed sales are up, and gardens are sprouting everywhere: from lanais to backyards, from roofs to walls. Perhaps it’s because of the current DIY zeitgeist, or maybe it’s an urge to have some measure of control over one’s own food supply. Maybe it’s the thrill of taking care of a living system, or maybe it’s just because gardens are pretty. In the end, the majority of us will still have to rely on our farmers to provide us with food, but it doesn’t mean an herb garden or vegetable plot isn’t worth the time or pleasure. Here is the Weekly’s guide to resources and options for growing your own food.