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Few pursuits are as rewarding as growing your own organic gardens. Not only do you get to enjoy the fruits of your own labor, but you have the satisfaction of knowing that the produce you are eating was grown free of chemicals, pesticides and herbicides. Growing organically produces healthy, more diverse ecosystems which are better able to resist significant pest damage… naturally!

How to Plant in Pots

Container Gardens

Tips and techniques for gardening in containers, hanging baskets and window boxes.

Organic Gardening Guru

Organic Gardens

Grow beautiful blooms and luscious veggies in your garden without chemicals! Here’s how.

Raised Bed Gardening

Vegetable Gardens

Raised beds improve drainage, use space more efficiently, increase yields, and simplify the control of weeds and pests.

Herb Growing Guides


Tips and techniques for planting, growing and harvesting your favorite herbs at home. Dig in!

Square Foot Gardening

Video Channel

Want to create a productive, simple garden without tearing up your whole backyard? Do it one square foot at a time!

Grow Organic Potatoes

Vegetable Guides

Keep pesticides off your dinner table by growing your own chemical-free, heirloom potatoes.

Container Gardens

10 Benefits of Vertical Gardening

Container Gardens

Are you short on space but still want to enjoy the benefits of gardening? Vertical gardening may be the solution you've been looking for!  Not only does it make the most of limited space, but it also offers a range of benefits.  Vertical gardening can improve air quality, increase accessibility, and even provide insulation for your home. From adding a pop of green to your indoor space to growing your own herbs and vegetables, the possibilities are endless.  You can create a beautiful and functional vertical garden with a little creativity and some helpful tips.  Keep reading to discover the top benefits of vertical gardening, and start transforming your space today!

If You Care About Your Health and Only Have a Patio Then Grow These 10 Edible Plants

Container Gardens

Do you have a balcony or patio and want to add some greenery? Growing plants on your balcony is a fun and rewarding activity that can also provide fresh produce right at your fingertips. You can turn your outdoor space into a thriving vegetable garden with some creativity and these helpful tips. So grab your gardening gloves and get ready to enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of your labor!

Fruits & Berries

Persimmon Tree - Full Guide to Growing, Caring For & Harvesting

Fruits & Berries

Step into the enchanting world of persimmon trees – the versatile gems that can transform any garden into a vibrant haven.  As ...

Olive Tree: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Olive Trees

Fruits & Berries

Olive trees are not only beautiful additions to any landscape, but they also provide delicious fruits and a rich history. ...

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Date Palm Trees

Fruits & Berries

There’s nothing like the strong, commanding presence of the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera). At the top of the tree, a ...

Herb Gardens

How to Grow and Care for Lemongrass (Plus, Uses + Benefits)


Lemongrass or Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a perennial, tropical grass native to South Asia, and South-East Asia. Due to ...

Tarragon: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Tarragon


Home herb gardeners are growing tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) to accompany many egg, fish and poultry dishes. Its delightful licorice-like flavor ...

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Red Creeping Thyme


Red creeping thyme (Thymus praecox) spreads quickly to make a lush carpet of small leaves and bright blooms! When touched ...

Organic Gardens

Organic Gardening 101

Garden Design

Pesticides on our produce, GMOs in our food… how do we protect our families? Grow your own.

Complete Beginner's Guide to the Best Raised Bed Soil

Compost & Soil

How to build the best soil for your raised garden beds -- recipe included!


Flower Gardens

Cultivated for a millennium, hops are an integral component of one of America’s favorite pastimes: beer brewing!

Plant Disease

Leaf Spot Full Guide: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options


Ever found your plant's leaves playing host to some rather uninvited and unsightly spots? If you've been scratching your head about the possible culprits ...

Tomato Gardens

Tomato Gardening 101: What's the Best Soil for Tomatoes?

Garden Design

How to plant, grow and harvest the best organic and heirloom tomatoes in your own backyard.

Can You Compost Tomatoes?


Keep tomato plants out of the landfill? Or keep tomato diseases out of your garden? It's not always simple.

Tomato Planting Tips & Techniques

Garden Calendar

How to best plant tomatoes for a healthy start and a bumper crop.

Urban Gardens

Kitchen Garden Planner

Garden Design

How to grow greens and other vegetables right outside your back door.

Old Malls Grow Green


Roof-top farms and greenhouse gardens help reclaim agricultural land from urban sprawl.

Vegetable Gardens

10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow In Your Own Garden


Gardening can be an intimidating hobby to take up. While it may seem like a lot of research, preparation, and labor goes into producing perfect crops, it's called a labor of love for a reason. Believe it or not, plenty of vegetables are approachable for beginners and don't take a ridiculous amount of work. There's nothing quite like fresh vegetables that you took the time and effort to produce yourself. These are the ten easiest vegetables for beginners to grow in their gardens.

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Asparagus Plant Easily

Garden Calendar

Nothing says spring like steamed, green spears of organic garden asparagus.

Wild Birds

Easiest Hummingbird Food Recipe: Ideal Ratio Plus Handy Tips

Attracting & Feeding Birds

You can attract beautiful hummingbirds to your garden every year with this hummingbird food recipe and some glass feeders. One of ...