Organic Gardening

Learn how to use natural, organic gardening methods to grow the freshest food in your own garden.
Take the nutritional value in your homegrown foods to a new level by growing varieties proven to be rich in phytonutrients, including anthocyanins, quercetin, lutein, lycopene and more.

Better Soil
8 Steps for Making Better Garden Soil
Use these organic and natural methods to make healthy garden soil from common dirt.
Highland Kale or Gomenzer
Highland Kale Is a Versatile Mustard Green from Ethiopia
Highland Kale (Brassica carinata — aka Ethiopian Blue Mustard, aka Gommenzar) is not quite a kale and not quite a mustard. It is a very versatile, and delicious "winter" green, that's also not just for growing in cool seasons.
Carefully distribute your seeds over the litmus paper.
How to Test Leftover Seeds
Tempting as it may be to save money by using last year's seeds, it is important to test seeds you've saved from last season to see if they are worth planting.
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