Organic Gardening

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

Grow Your Own Seeds

By John Navazio

Find out how you can be self-reliant when you grow your own seeds for food, including tips on when to harvest seeds, spacing the crop, population size and harvesting seeds.

Summer Creeks Farm's Seed Starter Mix: A Better Seed Starter Product

By Kurt Jacobson

There are several seed starter products in the marketplace but Kurt Jacobson thinks he's found the best.

The (Un)Secrets of a 15-Foot Sunflower

By Steven McFadden, Chiron Communications

This is the tallest sunflower I've ever grown, perhaps 15-16 feet tall. I didn't do anything special. Go figure.

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.

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