Organic Gardening

Learn how to use natural, organic gardening methods to grow the freshest food in your own garden.

Country Lore: Reusing Tea and Coffee Grounds in Compost

By Clare Hafferman

You can reuse tea bags and coffee grounds in compost materials. Ask your favorite coffee shop to save their coffee grounds to put into your garden compost pile.

Country Lore: Nab Tomato Worms at Night

By Edgar Root

Get rid of tomato worms by finding them with a flashlight at night. While tomato hornworms hide during the day, these tomato pests are easy to find at night.

Country Lore: Defeat Cabbage Worms

By Paul Wheeler

Row covers and beneficial wasps can keep your garden free of pesky cabbage worms.

Country Lore: Sold on Our Square-foot Garden

By Monica Shomos

Intensive use of garden space with a square-foot garden can result in prolific harvests. Learn the method of square-foot gardening to enjoy low maintenance and high rewards!


Country Lore: My Favorite Gardening Tools

By John Stiles

Simple tools, such as hoes and a broadfork, are valuable gardening tools.

How to Make Instant Garden Beds

By Barbara Pleasant

You can make new, instant garden beds quickly with no-dig gardening methods and by using bags of topsoil. Read more ways to make instant garden beds.

Vermicompost: The Secret to Soil Fertility

By Barbara Pleasant

Use the free services of resident earthworms to make vermicompost, one of nature’s most potent fertilizers.

Growing Fruit Trees From Seeds

By Lee Reich

You can save big bucks growing peaches, apricots and nectarines from seeds. Growing fruit trees from seeds is remarkably easy on you and your wallet!

Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR


Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.