Organic Gardening

Articles about organic pest and weed control, season extension, tools of the trade, and more.

Tomatoes, Peppers and Onions Oh My!

By Cathy Pouria

How my tomato, pepper and onion bed was planted and a bluebird update.


Benefits of Chickens in My Urban Garden

By Jacqueline Smith

Sharing the benefits of having backyard chickens in my urban garden space.


When and How to Harvest Broccoli

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Knowing when and how to harvest broccoli is essential to a successful harvest.


Preparing and Planting

By Cathy Pouria

Preparing the garden, starting to plant, and bird updates!


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Companion Planting to Maximize Garden Space

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Gardeners can maximize small garden spaces by planting compatible vegetable varieties together.


Irrigation Methods that Reduce Weeds and Conserve Water

By David Bainbridge

David Bainbridge shares which watering methods work best for minimizing weeds.


Natural Cures for Blossom End Rot

By Howard Garrett, AKA “The Dirt Doctor”

Howard Garrett shares how to prevent blossom end rot with simple treatments.


Gardening with Historic Ornamentals

By Jo Ann Gardner

For a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape, give gardening with historic ornamentals a try!