Organic Gardening

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

Women in the Garden

By Darby Weaver, Sun Dog Farm

Being a female farmer in the modern, industrial world has countless hurdles. Though the gender gap presents its challenges, women have been in the garden for centuries and our ties to the living rhythms of our planet run deep.

Lasagna Layering. Does it Really Work?

By Esther Coco Boe

Recently there has been a push for lasagna layering in the garden to suppress weeds, maintain temperature, and increase organic matter. But does it work?

Learning New Skills and Rehabilitating Old Skills

By Brian L. Fuder, Square Foot Gardening for the Red River Valley

Gardening has a wonderful ability to teach us and we can learn new skills and regain skills that we once had. As we grow our gardens we grow ourselves.

Dealing with a Wet Spring in the Vegetable Garden

By Pam Dawling

Heavy rain can upset our garden plans. Here's how to prepare your soil and crops for too much rain and how to keep some areas of dry soil. And if it's too late for that, here's what you can do to modify your planting and tilling plans. For serious flooding, there's a list of resources to help you recover.


Garden for Foor Preservation

In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Ira Wallace and Liza Ziegler are discussing what to plant in your garden while keeping food preservation in mind.

Book Review: "Building a Better World in Your Backyard" by Paul Wheaton & Shawn Klassen-Koop

By Rosemary Hansen

Save money, reduce your carbon footprint, and clear toxins from your life with Paul Wheaton’s new Permaculture book

Five Garden Questions To Ask Before You Plant

By Carole Coates

How do you decide what to plant in the garden? Check out the five important garden questions I ask myself each year before planting time.

Cram More Into Your City Vegetable Garden!

By Benedict VanHeems

There’s just never enough room to grow everything you’d like. Or is there?

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