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Vegetable Gardens

There’s few things more rewarding than growing vegetables in your own backyard. The fresh taste of a vine ripened tomato or snap pea harvested at its flavorful peak is second to none. Vegetable gardens are a great family activity, one that provides rewarding outdoor exercise. And knowing that your organically-grown veggies carry none of the risks of today’s commercial, factory-farm produce can be priceless.

To ensure you raise the best-tasting, most nutritious food for your family — in ways that make your garden as safe and healthy as it can be — takes planning, know-how and experience. Click the blog articles here for information on locating your new garden plot, improving soil health, selecting the best vegetable varieties for your growing conditions, and caring for your plants — naturally! — all the way to harvest.

Share ideas or ask specific questions over at our Vegetable Garden Forum. Planet Natural’s community of avid gardeners can help.

Good Bugs in Your Garden

Beneficial Insects

Attracting or importing "the good bugs" into your yard or garden is a great way to reduce the number of insect pests.

Vegetable Gardening 101

Garden Design

Everyone knows that home grown veggies taste a million times better than the varieties purchased at the grocery store.

Sustainable Gardening: It's All The Rage!

Environment

Tips, principles and practices for the organic vegetable gardener.

Intensive Vegetable Gardening

Garden Design

Tips on using raised beds and vertical gardening to get the most from your vegetable patch.

Raised Bed Gardening 101

Garden Design

Tips and techniques for high-yield, raised bed vegetable gardens.

High Altitude Gardening

Climate

How to get amazing results from a short growing season.

Garden Planning and Design

Flower Gardens

Design your best gardens ever with our eye-catching tips, ideas and plant recommendations.

Watermelon

Gardens

Sweet, cool and refreshing... there's nothing like growing watermelon in your own organic garden.

Tomato

Gardens

Nothing beats the taste of a fresh, vine ripened heirloom tomato grown in your own garden.

Swiss Chard

Gardens

Easy to grow (and nutritious) Swiss chard plants are productive all season long.

Sweet Potato

Gardens

How to plant and grow this warm season plant the organic way.

Strawberry

Fruits & Berries

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