Organic Gardening

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

Dealing with a Wet Spring in the Vegetable Garden

By Pam Dawling

Heavy rain can upset our garden plans. Here's how to prepare your soil and crops for too much rain and how to keep some areas of dry soil. And if it's too late for that, here's what you can do to modify your planting and tilling plans. For serious flooding, there's a list of resources to help you recover.


Gardening for Food Preservation

In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Ira Wallace and Liza Ziegler are discussing what to plant in your garden while keeping food preservation in mind.


Book Review: "Building a Better World in Your Backyard" by Paul Wheaton & Shawn Klassen-Koop

By Rosemary Hansen

Save money, reduce your carbon footprint, and clear toxins from your life with Paul Wheaton’s new Permaculture book


Five Garden Questions To Ask Before You Plant

By Carole Coates

How do you decide what to plant in the garden? Check out the five important garden questions I ask myself each year before planting time.


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Cram More Into Your City Vegetable Garden!

By Benedict VanHeems

There’s just never enough room to grow everything you’d like. Or is there?


Gardening is Good Therapy!

By Brian L. Fuder, Square Foot Gardening for the Red River Valley

We all know about the benefits of eating healthy produce that is grown in our gardens, but did you know that gardening is also good for your mental wellbeing too? Gardening is being actively sought after for helping people in many more ways than most are aware of, from physical activity to helping deal with dementia and Alzheimer's. Here is a quick look at what is known as "Horticultural Therapy."


Growing Bare Root Trees with Air-Prune Beds

By Michael Perry and Schikoy Rayn, Sacred Circle Homestead

Tips on how to grow hundreds of transplantable bare root trees and shrubs in a small space.


6 Tips for Gardening with Kids

By Michelle Bruhn, Forks in the Dirt

Let's celebrate kids curiosity in the garden and help them get growing! Find some valuable how to's and tips on making kids in the garden a fun and fruitful experience for everyone!



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