Growing plants vertically is the ideal way to make the most of small spaces.
Garden cold frames can extend your growing season without the expense of heat and a permanent structure.
Tips for choosing soil for raised garden beds; decreasing the amount of soil you need to buy or dig up; and keeping soil healthy.
If you've never used raised garden beds before, you may be surprised at the size of the harvest they produce. Build raised garden beds with one of these six methods. Originally published as "Productive Raised Garden Beds: Six Ways to Make Them" in the March/April 1985 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Fall is the time to grow hardy greens, root crops, and autumn veggies. Grow these cool-weather plants in your raised bed garden for a productive fall.
Here's my balcony-friendly, container-gardening guide to growing your own tomatoes in your apartment.
Plant your plots in fall to build nutrient-rich soil that vegetables will appreciate months later, in spring.
Check out these tips from Mother Earth News readers on how to deter birds from blueberry bushes with tulle and much more!
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