Cheryl Long, editor in chief: 785-274-4319,
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager: 785-274-4304, 

Inside the Spring 2010 Mother Earth News bookazine, on newsstands Feb. 2
Reap a bountiful harvest of homegrown produce with this practical guide to organic gardening

Spring 2010 organic gardening bookazine cover

The Best Crops for Your Garden  Plan your most successful garden ever by choosing crops that naturally thrive where you live. Based on Mother Earth News’ reader survey results. Page 16

The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Kitchen Garden  Follow these steps to start a successful garden without feeling overwhelmed. Page 43

Grow Tomatoes All Year  Try these five strategies to produce flavorful, homegrown tomatoes year-round. Page 22

Use Free Organic Fertilizer to Build Better Soil  Save money and avoid scams by using these tips to find the best organic fertilizers for your garden. Page 35

Save Money by Starting Seeds  Get a jump on the growing season, try rare plant varieties and save money by starting seeds at home. Page 10

Choose the Right Tiller — Save time and get better results in the garden by following these tips for selecting a tiller. Page 65

and much more …

About Mother Earth News
Published by Ogden Publications,
 Mother Earth News ( is the oldest and most widely distributed magazine dedicated to sustainable lifestyles. Since its launch in 1970, the brand has been a trusted guide to sustainable lifestyles. Today it enjoys the highest print circulation in its category with at least 475,000 paid copies. Each bimonthly issue of Mother Earth News features practical and money-saving information on organic gardening; fun, do-it-yourself projects; cutting energy costs; using renewable energy sources; green home building and remodeling; rural living; and conscientious, self-sufficient lifestyles. Mother Earth News offers free syndicated content, RSS feeds and topic-specific e-newsletters for journalists and consumers.

About Ogden Publications
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading media company and information resource serving the sustainable living community. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, The Herb Companion and Grit. Ogden Publications also serves niche markets with magazines and books targeting rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities, and provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division. The Topeka, Kan.-based company is privately held.

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