Organic Gardening

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

Gettin' Twiggy With It: Growing Red Twig Dogwood

By Corinne Gompf, Heritage Harvest Farm

Consider growing red twig dogwood, one of North America's most beautiful native shrubs.


Raised Beds for Resiliency

By Ilene White Freedman

Growing vegetables in raised beds is a resilient gardening technique to survive heavy rains.


Landscaping with Juniper: Maintain and Prune This Hearty Conifer

By Stephanie Leaf

Juniper is a hearty, beautiful coniferous plant commonly used in landscaping. While it has many benefits, it requires a certain level of maintenance. This article will provide you with some tips to ensure that your juniper is getting the frequent pruning and proper maintenance it needs to be a wonderful showpiece for your landscape and garden.


Low- to No-Cost Pest Deterrents That Really Work for Bees, Bats, and More

By Elena Smith

Bees, bats, wasps, gophers, and other unwanted pests can easily ruin a day perfectly planned for outdoor activities like gardening or a backyard BBQ. Try out these organic methods of pest control to keep your garden and backyard safe from destructive pests.


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Lasagna Layering. Does it Really Work?

By Esther Coco Boe

Recently there has been a push for lasagna layering in the garden to suppress weeds, maintain temperature, and increase organic matter. But does it work?


The Basics of Compost Making

By Michael Perry and Schikoy Rayn, Sacred Circle Homestead 

A brief overview on what goes on in a compost pile, how to make one and end up with black gold! Your plants and garden will be very happy after feeding them this.


Vermicomposting

Join Heather Rinaldi and Joanne Olszewski as they discuss composting with red wigglers.


Women in the Garden

By Darby Weaver, Sun Dog Farm

Being a female farmer in the modern, industrial world has countless hurdles. Though the gender gap presents its challenges, women have been in the garden for centuries and our ties to the living rhythms of our planet run deep.



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