Organic Gardening

Learn how to use natural, organic gardening methods to grow the freshest food in your own garden.

9 No-No’s in the Edible, Drinkable Landscape

By Nan Chase

Some edible landscaping plants can be too successful, leading to problems with unsightly wasted fruit, crowding in the garden, and wildlife incursions. This post describes some of the worst offenders and suggests less invasive alternatives.

Devils Bits, Fairy Wands, False Unicorns

By Barry Glick

What we have here are 3 of the many “Common Names” of a remarkable, ornamental, native, shade tolerant garden plant that shows some very interesting promise as a medicinal plant.

Satsuma (Orange) Sally

By Ann B., Poison Ivy Soap Company

Tiny but mighty patio fruit tree.

How Growing a Garden Can Help Save the World

By Emma Raven, Misfit Gardening

Learn 4 simple steps you can take to grow more food and help combat climate change in your very own backyard.


5 Reasons You Should Grow Garlic

By Carrie Williams Howe

Garlic is not only a delicious thing to cook with, it is easy to grow in your garden. Add it to your rotation and have a year-round supply whenever you need it!

Much Ado about (early) Winter

By Regina Hitchcock

Gardening in the White Mountains and the southern Colorado River Plateau is sketchy at the best of times, but when winter rears its head unexpectedly, gardeners are left scrambling to get the harvest in quickly.

Plan Now for a Caterpillar, Butterfly Habitat in Spring

By Corinne Gompf, Heritage Harvest Farm

Adding a butterfly garden requires a variety of plants.

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