Organic Gardening

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

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings

By Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon

Save money on new plants by using your own plant cuttings to regenerate your garden.

Using Natural and Artificial Light for Indoor Plants

By Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon

Understand the importance of light for your indoor plants and learn what type of light your plants prefer most.

Easy Home Mason Jar Soil Test

By Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon

Before getting your garden started this season, test your soil composition and texture in minutes with a simple home mason jar soil test.

The Suburban Micro-Farm

By David Goodman

Book review: The Suburban Micro-Farm by Amy Stross isn’t just a book for wonderfully crazy people who want to turn their yards into food factories. It’s a well-rounded book which works as a great beginning book for new gardeners and a solid set of ideas for more advanced growers.


A Sweet Southern Delicacy: Walnut Syrup and the Start of Two Young Farmers’ Journey

By Jonathan Olivier

The author begins a journey across the country to learn farming straight from the farmers, with one of the first stops in east Tennessee to tap maple and walnut trees.

Add Fragrance to Your Garden or Balcony with Herbs

By Marc Thoma, Tranquil Garden

Are you looking for a simple way to add fragrance to your garden or balcony? Herbs are very versatile and almost will grow nearly anywhere. However, in order for you to enjoy the fragrance fully, you will want to pick the location carefully.

Ladybug Patrol

By Laura Berlage, North Star Homestead Farms

When the aphids attack in your aquaponics greenhouse and it's no sprays for you because of the health of the fish, who do you call? The ladybugs!!!

Is Wide Garden Spacing Really Wasteful?

By David the Good

Despite what you've heard, wide spacing can make sense.