Organic Gardening

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

Start a Backyard Plant Nursery Business, Part 1: Choosing What to Grow and Unique Plants

By Elle Meager, Outdoor Happens

To kick off the Start a Backyard Plant Nursery Business Series, find out how to choose plants to grow in your new plant nursery, specializing in unique plants, and the varieties that deliver a high profit margin.

Simple Composting: Starting from Scraps, a Trash Bin, and a Hay Bale

By Ilene White Freedman, House in the Woods Farm

Here is an easy way to make a compost bin and one easy tip to keep the process easy and successful.

[Video] Farming For Life, Part 3: Growing Your Farming Career

By John Clark Vincent

In this video, we hear from a variety of farmers who share some of the lessons they’ve learned about how to successfully expand a farm business.

A Moment for Turning: Soil and Soul

By Jodi Kushins, Over the Fence Urban Farm

An end of the growing season reflection: from a Jewish farmer's perspective on caring for the Earth.


Biochar for Soil Fertility with DIY Char Box Design

By Tom Stephan, Barn Owl Boxes

This homemade charred box technique for fertilizer mixes well with worm castings to create a soil building base with supreme gardening benefits.

Companion Planting Primer for Vegetable Gardens

By Krista Bratvold

Companion planting is the practice of grouping plants together that have beneficial relationships. This quick guide will describe the basics surrounding the practice of companion planting.

Delicious Tasting Tour at Mount Gilead Farm and French Broad Creamery

By Alex and Ashley Poptodorov, A+A Wellness

Check out this working farm tour of the Mount Gilead Farm and French Broad Creamery in Leicester, NC for a delicious goat cheese tasting.

The Land Over the Fence: How One New Yorker Moved to the Midwest and Built Her Urban Farm

By Jodi Kushins, Over the Fence Urban Farm

In 2013, this native New Yorker built on her passion for food that fuels people and protects the planet to transform her backyard into a community-supported urban farm in Columbus, Ohio.

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