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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

Complete Garden Tower Project Review: Should You Buy It?


Garden Tower Project is an innovative initiative aimed at giving the world a way to grow sustainable, organic fruits and ...

Gardening and the Five-Gallon Bucket

Container Gardens

Chores, container gardens, hydroponics and other uses for 5 gallon buckets.

Fruits & Berries

Complete Guide to Plant, Grow, and Care for Pineberry

Fruits & Berries

Pineberry plants produce delicious berries that have a distinct aroma and pineapple-like flavor but look like white strawberries with red ...

How to Grow Strawberries: The Complete Home Gardener's Guide

Fruits & Berries

Tips and techniques for growing strawberries, a favorite in the organic garden.

Planting A Bare Root Fruit Tree

Fruits & Berries

Tips on planting apple, plum, pear, cherry and other popular fruit trees from bare-root stock.

Herb Gardens

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 ...

Chives: Complete Guide to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Chives


Home gardeners are growing chives (Allium schoenoprasum) for their gentle flavor, bright green leaves and attractive purple flowers. And they ...

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 ...

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!

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

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Asparagus Plant Easily

Garden Calendar

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

Shallots: What Are They, and How to Plant and Grow Them


Folks who do a lot of cooking at home frequently run into recipes that use shallots instead of onions. Because ...

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 ...