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

Potato Growing and Orchard Update

By Ron Melchiore

There's only one way we will plant our potaoes. Traditional row and hilling. Here's how we do it.

Intensive Gardening Basics for a Huge Vegetable Harvest

By Sheryl Campbell

Learn how to use your gardening spaces wisely by growing intensively throughout the year while replenishing the soil.

Top 5 Essential Oils That Prevent Pests Year Round

Essential oils are, by far, one of the best natural and organic ingredients for controlling pests, mold and mildew to ensure you maximize the yields of your harvest.

Aquaponic Fish Facts

by Silvia Bernstein of The Aquaponic Source

Aquaponic gardening is a fascinating way to grow two food products – vegetables and fish – together in an organic, symbiotic ecosystem.


Papaya from Seed to Tree

By Taylor Goggin

Papayas are one of the fastest fruiting tree's in the world. Learn how to grow your own from seed, harvest, and serve this nutrient dense fruit.

Illustrated Plan for a Colorful Herb Garden

By Michael Feldmann

This colorful herb garden plan, with will brighten your backyard and dinner plates.

Growing My Self-Sufficient Diet with Perennials

By Jo deVries

In order for the author to meet her resolution to eat more foraged greens, she needed to make foraging a bigger part of her life and plant a perennial garden.

The Magic of Newspaper Mulch

By Eugene Engeldinger

A bit of experimentation revealed newspaper mulch was just the thing to keep quack grass and other weeds under control in the author's garden.

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