Organic Gardening

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

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!

Heirloom Expert: Dividing Daylilies

By Doug Oster

Daylilies are beautiful, hardy flowers that can be divided. When is the perfect time to divide daylilies?

Heirloom Expert: Where to Plant ‘Annual’ Tulips?

By Doug Oster

Do you have or want to grow tulips and get the best out of them?