Organic Gardening

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

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Vegetable Garden

By Benedict VanHeems

Growing a garden is equal parts challenging, rewarding, mystifying, and uplifting. There’s a lot to learn, but we’re here to help.


The Pros and Cons of Direct Sowing and Transplanting

By Pam Dawling

When is it better to direct sow a crop in the ground and when is it better to sow indoors and transplant later? Here are the pros and cons of each. Some crops grow better started one way or the other, sometimes the weather or the equipment you have will make the difference.


Tips for Successful Seed Starting

By Shelby DeVore, Farminence

Starting seeds indoors this year? Make sure that you get your seedlings off to the best start possible with these tips.


Navigating The Farm On Social Media

By Darby Weaver, Sun Dog Farm

2019 is a crazy time to be alive. Social Media has changed the farming community forever and we’ve scarcely had a second to think about it. Now that technology plays such a crucial role in our everyday lives, maybe it’s time to consider how it is changing who we are and how that makes us feel.


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Start Your Own Sweet Potato Slips

By Corinne Gompf, Heritage Harvest Farm

It's easy to start your own slips. Save money in your gardening budget.


Recycling in the Garden

By Carole Coates

Want some no-cost and low-cost ideas for turning your garden into a visual showplace? The author tells you how she and her husband did it.


Grow North America’s Native Honeysuckle for Non-Invasive, Long-Lasting Color

By Barry Glick, Sunrise Farm and Gardens

North America’s native honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, or Coral Honeysuckle, is less sweetly fragrant or infuriating than its Japanese invasive cousin.


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.



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