Organic Gardening

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

Gardening for Gullywashers and Flash Floods?

By Pam Sherman

In drought-prone areas, gardeners hope and pray for rain. Some have started preparing for the gift of gullywashers so no precious drop is wasted when the skies finally open.

Build a Beautiful and Simple Compost Pile Without Spending a Dime

By David the Good

You can compost easily using local materials to build this compost container.

Welcoming Luffa and Gourds Late in the Summer

By Amanda Kim Stairrett

As summer growing winds down in the Mother Earth News Community Garden, the birdhouse gourds and luffa are just getting started.

Gardening in a Wildfire-Prone Area

By Pam Sherman

Learn how gardens can both protect and be protected from wildfires. Nothing is foolproof, though, and depends on the situation.


Slow Flowers

Learn about the business of flower farming from Emily Copus of Carolina Flowers. Buying flowers from local farmers not only stimulates your economy, it may also promote social justice.

Gardening in Drought?

By Pamela Sherman

Vibrant garden crops during a drought? It's possible. Here are some successful planning and coping strategies.

Methods to Growing Potatoes, and How To Cure and Store Them

By Michael  Perry

Three different methods to grow potatoes, including the trench method, the tower method, and the hay method.

Gardening for Drought, Fire, Cold and Flood

By Pamela Sherman

Developing good garden soil can help in drought, fire, cold, and flood no matter where in the country you garden.

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