Organic Gardening

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

Build Your Vegetable Gardens in the Winter

By Sheryl Campbell, The Lazy Farmer

Learn how to build straw bale compost bins in the winter to expand your vegetable garden. Let nature do most of the work for you.

Squash Can Be Your Staple Crop

By Alexia Allen, Hawthorn Farm

Tasty squash, prepared in so many ways, give us serious calories and delicious dishes through most of the winter!

Seed Starting Basics

By Nancy Bubel

Know the seed starting basics: starting your seed sprouting inside will go a long ways towards giving your garden an early start.

Does No-Till Gardening Work with Hard Soil?

By David Goodman

Elizabeth has a problem with her no-till garden. Though it is building good soil, the subsoil floods. Now she thinks she's found a solution!


Dealing with Snow on Your Hoophouse

By Pam Dawling

Most people with hoophouses (high tunnels, polytunnels) will need to know how to remove snow off the structure in the winter. Here are methods to pull, push and melt down the snow, so that the plants get daylight, the plastic does not tear and the frame does not collapse from the weight. This information will bring peace of mind and provide efficient snow removal methods, leaving you ready to get back to harvesting those delicious winter greens. Originally published in November of 2018.

Gardening Indoors to Beat Winter Doldrums

By Regina Hitchcock

When bitter cold winter brings gardeners inside, growing indoors can make it a little easier to bear. Originally published in February of 2019.

Indoor Herbs are Better Than Houseplants

By Stephen and Cindy Scott, Terroir Seeds

Herbs work harder than your ordinary houseplant. They bring fragrance to the room, flavor to the food and can grow year-round. Here's 8 easy growing herbs and how to get started! Originally published in December of 2016.

Grow a Year-Round Indoor Salad Garden

By Peter Burke

Use this unique technique to grow salad greens in a limited space, even in winter.

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