Organic Gardening

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

Learning to Break Seed-Saving Rules to Breed Our Own Vegetables

By Pamela Sherman

We live at 8,300 feet in a mountain draw in the Rockies with screaming winds. It's accepted knowledge in these parts that “you can't grow food in the mountains.” This makes perfect, logical sense. But we did try, we kept trying, and we've been doing it now for over 25 years. With plants, never say “never.” Just try planting and adapting and keep learning from your experience.

How to Make a Winter Salad Mix

By Pam Dawling

How to harvest, cut and mix a variety of winter salad crops. How to add flavor, eye-appeal and make healthy salads from homegrown salad leaves.

6 Proven Strategies for Year-Round Harvests

By Benedict Vanheems

There’s no shortage of good things to eat throughout the summer and fall growing seasons, but what about those quieter times of the year?

Weird or Wonderful? Growing Food in Unusual Places

By Benedict Vanheems

Finding creative and unusual ways to grow your crops means you can pack more in or plant in places you wouldn’t have imagined you could.


10 Nutrient-Dense Fruits and Vegetables to Grow

By Benedict Vanheems

Read on or watch the video to learn about 10 of the most nutrient-dense crops that are sure to give you the glow of good health!

How to Make a Compost Bin from Pallets

By Benedict Vanheems

Wooden pallets are often free to source and are the perfect size for making a large compost bin. Read on or watch our video to discover how to easily and cheaply make a compost bin from recycled wooden pallets.

Feed the Soil, Build the Ecosystem

By Cindy Conner, Homeplace Earth

Maintaining an organic garden well means paying attention to your soil and your ecosystem. Here are some ideas to help you do that.

Getting Registered as Certified Organic

By Holly Chiantaretto, Hallow Springs Farm

Here are some tips on getting your farm registered as certified organic.

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