Learn how your garden can benefit from raised beds, and what type of plants grow perfectly in them.
Taking stem cuttings from non-trademarked plants will increase the plants in your garden for nearly no cost!
By making biochar from brush and other hard to compost organic material, you can improve soil — it enhances nutrient availability and also enables soil to retain nutrients longer. Originally published as "Make Biochar — This Ancient Technique Will Improve Your Soil" in the February/March 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Cover crops solar-charge your soil and improve soil nutrients. Here is what you need to know about cover crop planting methods and reliable cover crop options for your region. Originally published as "Cover Crops: Options, Tips and Advantages for the Home Garden" in the October/November 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Idaho gardener offers an easy solution to save plants from cold weather.
If you are thinking of growing an arbor, consider growing a pair of kiwi plants. Learn from the story of our first eight years.
Garden tools that combine long handles and well-made heads can make any gardening task easier, yet surprisingly few gardeners are aware they exist.
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