Organic Gardening

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

Colorful Compost

By Taylor Goggin

Introducing new ways to up-cycle your pulp and fruit/veggie scraps from juicing.

Planting and Care of Homestead Pecan Trees: Part 2

By Monica White

More tips to success in the planting and care of pecan trees.

Power-Packed Purslane

By Frances Robinson

Purslane is a tasty, easy-to-grow "weed," and a rich source of omega-3s.

Them That’s Doin’: Bucket Garden

By Mother Earth News staff and readers

Check out how a bucket or container gardens can help with even temporary disability.


Dear Mother: Coming of Age

Letters from Readers

Read this letter from a reader in South Africa who left the corporate world for sustainable agriculture.

Learning to Overcome Novice Gardener Mistakes in the Kitchen

By Lenora Thompson

When this self-proclaimed city slicker newbie gardener tries canning, pickling and more kitchen skills, she makes several key mistakes.

Raise Children in Your Garden

By Sheryl Campbell, Bouquet Banquet

Make time to train the next generation of gardeners by getting children excited about growing vegetables while passing skills they’ll need in the future.

Plant Windbreaks for Biodiverse, Multilayered Protection

By Stephanie Montalvo, The Plant More Project

Nature provides the template to protect our homes from wind and water damage. Plant multilayered windbreaks to bring the benefits to your property.

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