Organic Gardening

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

The Fall Garden

By Jeff Taylor

If you live in a temperate zone, you can put in a fall garden when August rolls around and enjoy fresh produce (albeit a somewhat limited variety) well into winter.

Tomato Tastings, Fall Garden Starts, and Getting Ready for Garlic

By Ira Wallace

Come rejoice in the bounty of heirloom tomatoes - experience the flavors and choose your favorites at tomato tastings throughout the Southeast. Plus, it's time to plant fall alliums - garlic and perennial onions - and fall crops for winter storage!

Quick Hoops: Low Tunnels to Grow Vegetables in Winter

By Eliot Coleman

Low tunnels, also known as "quick hoops," are inexpensive tunnel greenhouses you can use to grow vegetables in winter.

We Worked Our Garden for Months and it All Failed! (Video)

By Kerry W. Mann, Jr., HomesteadHow

We spent months working hard on our garden and it has all failed, tragically. See what we did wrong and what we plan to do right next year. Learn from our mistakes!


Time to Plant the Fall Garden

By Douglas Stevenson

You can be harvesting from your garden all year long, including through the winter months! It's time to plant the fall garden.

Planting a Fall Garden the Easy Way

By Shelley Stonebrook

Use the vegetable garden planner to assist in planting a fall garden by using it’s suggested planting dates, harvest dates, and a whole lot more!

It's Not Too Late to Plant a Fall Garden

By Crystal Stevens

Follow these simple tips on fall gardening.

Grow Your Best Fall Garden Vegetables: What, When and How

By Barbara Pleasant

For gardeners wanting to get the most from the time they have, here’s expert advice on planting and growing fall garden vegetables. Originally published as "Grow Your Best Fall Garden: What, When and How" in the August/September 2009 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

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