Organic Gardening

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

Recommended Air Plants

By Enid G. Svymbersky

Use this guide to determine what varieties of air plants are best suited for modern mini-gardens at home and DIY projects.

Getting Started: Air Plants

By Enid G. Svymbersky

Get a primer on beautiful air plants and learn how to provide the proper care, including watering, light, and troubleshooting.

The “Fifth Season”

By Jean Denney

Even while summer fades, Jean finds fall bounty in her quiet garden, and knows there’s always time for a few end-of-season chores.

How To Avoid Pesticide Drift in Your Organic Garden

By Emily Marquez

Staff scientist Emily Marquez of the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) addresses how to take action against pesticide drift by: alerting the National Pesticide Information Center, filing reports, and using the “Drift Catcher.”


Let Your Bees Do the Gardening

By Barbara Pleasant

Work in tandem with native bees for a bountiful and beautiful garden.

Fall for Radishes

By Sheryl Normandeau

Spice up your autumn by planting a root vegetable that excels in the cooler months.

Grow Super Summer Salad Greens

By Stephen Scott

Just because the warm weather of summer has arrived doesn't mean you have to give up your fresh salad greens. Sure, spinach and lettuce may struggle, but there are many other tasty greens that love the heat to fill your salads with. Read on and learn about five greens you can plant now that will keep you in fresh greens until this fall.

Heirloom Really Is The Perfect Word For Such Treasures

By Craig LeHoullier

I've read some articles expressing displeasure with the word "heirloom" for various reasons. My view is that "heirloom" is the perfect word. Let me share my reasons with you in my first blog for Heirloom Gardener.

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