Organic Gardening

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

Heirloom Expert: How to Start Winter Seeding

By Doug Oster

Want to get a head start on your spring gardening and help best prepare your soil to produce the best vegetables.


Winter is for the Birds

By Gwen Kilchherr

Leave those seed heads on your flowers and enjoy watching the birds of the winter season feast.


Growing Food in a Hotter Drier Land

By Gary Paul Nabhan

Strategies for gardening in the midst of climate change and in the resulting harsher heat.


Harvesting Rambutans

By Lindsay Gasik

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


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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.



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