Organic Gardening

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

Benefits of Chickens in My Urban Garden

By Jacqueline Smith

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


Preparing and Planting

By Cathy Pouria

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


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.


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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!


How to Garden by the Moon

By Bryan Traficante

Using the lunar cycle to pinpoint seed planting dates for healthier plants and more bountiful harvest is ...


Transplanting Tomato Seedlings

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Knowing when and how to transplant tomato seedlings to the garden will ensure a healthy, productive tomato crop.