Organic Gardening

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

Harvesting Rambutans

By Lindsay Gasik

Red, tentacled rambutans are a huge part of Australia’s agricultural industry.

Heirloom Expert: Early Blight in Tomatoes

By Doug Oster

There are a few steps you can take to keep you tomatoes free from the fungal diseases of which they are prone.

Heirloom Expert: Establishing a New Garden

By Doug Oster

Need tips on how to start a garden in a slightly shady place?

Share and Share Alike: How to Get Heirloom Seeds to Every Gardener

By Chris McLaughlin

Follow these techniques for sharing heirloom vegetable and flower seeds with everyone you meet.


Growing Giant Pumpkins is a Growing Hobby

By Kathy McFarland

As more and more gardeners seek to grow the largest vegetables ever, growing giant pumpkins takes the cake for biggest results of all.

Heirloom Expert: Vegetable Fertilizer

By Doug Oster

What type of fertilizer is the best option for growing vegetables?

Plan a Moonlight Garden

By Jim Long

Focus on white and light-colored flowers to create a garden that glows in the moonlight.

Heirloom Expert: How to Grow Really Hot Peppers

By Doug Oster

Here are some tricks from our very own Doug Oster on how to grow hot peppers!