How to Store Seeds

Good storage conditions for your garden seeds are essential. These tips will help you learn how to store seeds.

Find Sustainably Harvested Wood

If you’re getting ready to build a home or begin a woodworking project, consider building with sustainable wood products. With help from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and the Forest Stewardship Council databases, you can locate sustainably harvested wood.

What to Do With Garlic Scapes

Learn what to do when you spot garlic scapes growing on hardneck garlic types, and discover how to use garlic scapes that you remove from plants.

How to Improve Clay Soil

Gardeners in certain regions frequently ask about how to improve clay soil. Lighten up your heavy clay soil by using organic matter, sand and other soil conditioners.

How to Keep Fall Crops Fresh

Dig in to our wealth of food preservation resources to learn how to keep fall crops edible well into winter.

House Mouse Control

Safely eliminate mice in your home with these house mouse control tips.

Growing Pine Trees From Seed

Growing pine trees from seed will allow you to produce lots of trees very economically. Follow these instructions to propagate pine trees from seed.

Herbal Remedies for Colds and Flu

These natural cold and flu remedies will help you build up your immune system and reduce the duration and discomfort of colds and flu.

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

Get rid of fire ants — without using heavy-duty chemical pesticides — with these tips for fire ant control.

Beekeeping Resources

These beekeeping resources will help beginning beekeepers get started raising bees.

Growing Organic Apples

Growing organic apples isn’t impossible! Follow these tips and methods for avoiding pest damage and growing apples organically.

Safer Exterior Wood Finishes

Many wood finishes contain toxic solvents or heavy-metal drying agents. Learn which nontoxic wood finishes are best to use on decks, fences and unfinished, wood-sided homes.