Organic Gardening

Learn how to use natural, organic gardening methods to grow the freshest food in your own garden.
Prune your planting list to these expert picks for the best cider apple varieties, and you’ll be making apple cider to sigh for.

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Organic Squash Bug Control
Squash bugs love pumpkins and squash, and they will sabotage the leaves, stems and fruits of these autumn favorites. For a pest-free squash patch, follow these expert tips for organic squash bug control, including handpicking and installing row covers.
How to Grow Garlic (And Why You Should)
Garlic is easy to grow, is indispensable to a wide range of cuisines, and discourages pests and diseases. All in all, it could be the most important plant in your garden.
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Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them
Garden writer Barbara Pleasant provides detailed instructions for food storage, including curing and storing onions, potatoes, leeks, cabbage, apples, squash and other produce that will last all winter.
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