Organic Gardening

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

5 Reasons to Eliminate Some Garden Crops

By Carole Coates

With so many tempting seed choices, how do you choose what to plant--or what not to plant? Read how I narrow planting choices.

Tip Rooting Blackberries

By Esther Coco Boe

Tip layering blackberries is the way to propagate most bramble crops, but it upsets lasagna layering and no-til practices. Learn how to tip root in pots for propagation of blackberries.

Cultivating Oyster Mushrooms on Spent Coffee Grounds

By Tradd Cotter

Repurpose your spent coffee grounds and make a potent fertilizer perfect for growing delicious, nutty oyster mushrooms.


Getting Ready for Summer with St. Johns Spring

By Regina Hitchcock

Spring means rain showers, flowers, and a general calming of winter's bitterness. In St. Johns, Arizona, it can seem like spring is worse than winter.

Lessons Learned from a Peach Pit

By Renee Pottle

Peach and apricot trees are smarter than you think. They grow easily from a discarded pit, and will teach you valuable gardening lessons in the process.

Mother Earth News Community Garden

By Queren King-Orozco

Join the Mother Earth News community garden journey as we pool our various talents and experiences while we expand our homestead horizons.

The Message of Mulch

By Lolo Houbein

Combat the effects of rising temperatures, water shortages, and erosion by using one of one of these mulching methods.

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