Organic Gardening

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

Beautiful Beneficial Nasturtium

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Nasturtium is a delicate annual that adds color and beauty to ornamental garden spaces. When used in companion planting, nasturtium serves as an effective insect and weed deterrent for organic vegetable gardening.


Welcome to My (Frozen) Garden!

By Cathy Pouria

Take a tour of my garden and learn about how it got started and my plans for the spring.


Grow Your Own Peppers

Grow these sweet and hot peppers to add flavor and variety to your garden.


Putting the Garden to Bed

By Terese Houle

Tips for putting your garden to bed for the winter.


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When Will My Tomatoes Start Bearing?

By Lee Buttala

Learn when to expect to see fruit set on your tomato plants.


Heirloom Corn, The Criminal's Choice

By Cindy Barlowe

Despite protective measures, marauding pests attack organic, heirloom crops, resulting in disaster for the gardener.


Lessons For Home Gardeners From an Organic Farm

By Noelle Johnson

Want to learn how to grow delicious, fresh vegetables in your garden naturally? Follow us along as we tour an organic farm and learn helpful tips.


The Gardener's Version of a Selfie

By Kelly Orzel

How do you know if you've sailed past the point of being a passionate gardener and are now simply obsessed? Check out your social media feeds, and if they're brimming with images from your garden rather than last night's avant-garde dinner, you fall into the most brilliant category of people - you are a gardener!