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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

Herbs

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

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!

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!

Fruits & Berries

The Best Fast-Growing Fruit Trees for Your Garden - Complete List

Fruits & Berries

Fast-growing fruit trees are nature's gift, offering not only delicious fruits but also beauty and vitality to your outdoor space. Each species ...

Black Cherry Tree (Prunus serotina): Growing and Care Guide

Fruits & Berries

The black cherry tree, scientifically known as Prunus serotina, boasts an elegant stature, reaching impressive heights. The rough and dark bark adds ...

12 Lesser-Known Fruits for Adventurous Taste Buds

Fruits & Berries

The world is an exceptionally vast and diverse place, and its fruits are no exception. From the tart and refreshing rambutan to the sweet and creamy durian, there is a wide assortment of fruits to be found all over the globe. If you want to expand your culinary horizons, take a bite out of one of these exotic fruits.

Herb Gardens

Catmint Guide: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Nepeta

Flower Gardens

Emanating grace and captivating the senses with their lavender-blue flowers, catmint plants belong to the Lamiaceae family, often known as ...

How to Grow and Care for Citronella Plant (Mosquito Plant)

Flower Gardens

Acclaimed for its distinctive citrus scent, the much-lauded Citronella plant, scientifically known as the Citronella Geranium, is a popular addition ...

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

Gardens

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

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!

Hops

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

Gardens

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?

Compost

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

Community

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

Vegetable Gardens

From Patio to Plate: The Best Vegetables to Grow in Containers

Gardens

Picture your balcony, deck, or snug patio transformed into a verdant oasis. Container gardening isn't just a hobby; it's a ...

Secret Weapon Revealed: How Flowers Can Unlock the Hidden Potential of Your Veggie Garden

Gardens

Ever felt your vegetable garden was a bit, well, boring? Like rows of veggies yearning for a splash of life? ...

Endive: What is It, How Is It Grown, And How to Cook It

Gardens

Endive, an elegant leafy vegetable, is a member of the chicory family, which also includes radicchio, escarole, and curly endive. Originally ...

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 ...