Organic Gardening

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

Defining True Fruits

By Oscar H. Will III

Why isn’t a cashew a nut? Learn the answer to this question and more in the second installment of our Herbarium department, in which we explain the different types of plants and the scientific logic behind their classification.


What is an Heirloom Seed?

By Sarah Straate, Tor Janson, and Tim Johnson

The staff at Seed Savers Exchange discusses the origin of the word “heirloom” and how they differentiate heirloom seeds from others on the market.


Winter 2016 Gardener's Almanac

By the Heirloom Gardener Editors

Mark your calendars; here are the dates that gardeners and naturalists alike won’t want to miss for winter 2016/2017.


Heirloom Expert: Annuals vs Perennials

By Doug Oster

Doug Oster offers advice on transistioning from a garden of annuals to perennials.


-Advertisement-

Heirloom Expert: Guilty to Giddy

By Doug Oster

If you need a break from the everyday maintenance woes of your summer garden, you aren't alone! Relief is on the way in the form of fall.


Heirloom Expert: Impatiens Problems

By Doug Oster

Find the answer to downy mildew, replanting, and other impatiens problems.


Extreme Heat: Gardening in the Low Desert

By Donna Hamill

One Arizona gardener shares her ongoing journey to combat the high heat and make her desert garden thrive.


Organic Gardening is for the Birds

By Cindy Barlowe

Migratory birds are welcome helpers in the garden, but they, along with other food chain members, are constant mortality reminders for the gardener.



Subscribe today

Heirloom GardenerCultivate your love of historic plant varieties and traditional recipes with a subscription to Heirloom Gardener magazine today!

Don’t miss a single issue of Heirloom Gardener. Published by the editors of MOTHER EARTH NEWS, Heirloom Gardener provides decades of organic gardening experience from the most trusted voices in the field. Subscribe today and save as much as 38% off the newsstand price! Get one year (4 issues) for only $24.95!




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube

click me