Ellen LaConte is kind of a babe. This North Carolinian writer writes about why we should all be gardening in the midst of global turmoil. Yeah, gardening is about a lot more than cute knee pads and straw hats. Check out her book if you want to know a lot more, but at least start with this article. Do you garden? Because it’s fun, because of global turmoil, or because you like to know what you’re eating?