Organic Gardening

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

Natural Cures for Blossom End Rot

By Howard Garrett, AKA “The Dirt Doctor”

Howard Garrett shares how to prevent blossom end rot with simple treatments.


Irrigation Methods that Reduce Weeds and Conserve Water

By David Bainbridge

David Bainbridge shares which watering methods work best for minimizing weeds.


Gardening with Historic Ornamentals

By Jo Ann Gardner

For a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape, give gardening with historic ornamentals a try!


How to Garden by the Moon

By Bryan Traficante

Using the lunar cycle to pinpoint seed planting dates for healthier plants and more bountiful harvest is ...


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Transplanting Tomato Seedlings

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Knowing when and how to transplant tomato seedlings to the garden will ensure a healthy, productive tomato crop.


Waiting for Spring Weather

By Cathy Pouria

Trying milkweed seed-stratification for the first time and Bluebird watching while waiting for milder weather!


Starting Tomatoes from Seed

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Starting tomatoes from seed allows home gardeners to grow their own heirloom tomato varieties. Most tomatoes grown from seed are started indoors six to eight weeks before transplanting to the garden.


When and How to Transplant Cabbage Seedlings to the Garden

By Rebecca Anne Cole

Knowing when and how to transplant cabbage seedlings to the garden is essential to healthy plants and a successful cabbage crop.



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