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Planet Natural provides expert gardening advice and tips for growing healthy delicious food and beautiful, sustainable environments without harmful pesticides and chemical fertilizers.

23 How-To Guides and 1,000+ articles from organic gardening experts.

Composting Guru

Compost & Soil

Our popular composting guide makes it easy to start producing nature’s perfect soil amendment.

Pest Problem Solver

Pest Control

Have a pest problem? Click here for pictures, descriptions and a complete list of earth-friendly remedies.

Vegetable Growing Guides

Vegetables

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

How to Grow Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Welcome to Planet Natural’s go-to guide for growing juicy, extra flavorful, organic tomatoes in your own backyard.

Four Season Harvest

Video Channel

With a few tweaks to your veggie plot, you can harvest fresh produce nearly year-round. Learn how here.

How to Grow Herbs

Herbs

Make every meal better with fresh seasonings from your garden. Here's our expert advice on growing naturally.

Crop Rotation for Home Gardens

Pest Control

Learn how to rotate vegetable crops to control disease, weeds and pests while boosting soil quality.

Using Autumn's Bounty

Seasonal Care

Leaves, easily turned into protective mulch, soil-enhancing leaf mold or rich compost, are the fall season’s gift to the composter.

Indoor Gardening 101

Hydroponics

When the winter blahs set in and your dreaming of fresh greens from your summer garden, consider growing indoors.

Compost & Soil

How to Compost at Home: Step by Step Guide for Beginners

Bins & Tumblers

Compost happens… but it happens a whole lot faster when you know how!

Worm Composting: Complete Beginner's Guide (7 Step Process)

Compost

Composting with worms (a.k.a. vermicomposting) is the proverbial win-win situation.

Preparing Garden Soil

Compost & Soil

Healthy soil is the basis of healthy plants and a healthy environment.

Gardens

Why Grow Organic? Taste.

Community

There are many reasons to eat organically. Better taste is one.

Hybrids, GMOs: Not the Same

Food Safety

Clearing up the confusion between hybrids and GMOs.

Growing Herbs Indoors

Gardens

Growing fresh herbs through the winter under lights is easy. Here's how.

General

What Do Ladybugs Eat? Complete Guide to Ladybug Diet

Beneficial Insects

You may be wondering “what do ladybugs eat?” Ladybugs feed on a wide variety of small insects and insect eggs. ...

Everything You Need to Know About Black Currant

Compost & Soil

What is Black Currant? Black currants (Ribes nigrum) are woody shrubs that are native to Europe and Asia and introduced to ...

Achillea Millefolium - Everything you need to know about Common Yarrow

Compost & Soil

An herbaceous plant that is native to regions of Asia, Europe, and brought to North America, Achillea millefolium is a ...

Gift Guides and Product Reviews

AeroGarden Harvest Review: How to Setup and Is It Worth It?

Gift Guides and Product Reviews

AeroGarden Harvest is the most popular model by AeroGarden, which is the brand leader in the indoor hydroponic gardens space. It ...

AeroGarden Products: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Gift Guides and Product Reviews

Are you curious to learn more about AeroGarden and what they can possibly grow? Are you about to buy your ...

Click and Grow Products: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Gift Guides and Product Reviews

Click and Grow is one of the leading brands of indoor gardening systems that are changing the way we look ...

Indoor Gardens

“Complete Guide to Indoor Gardening + Top 3 Smart Gardens”

Garden Design

When the winter blahs set in and your dreaming of fresh greens from your garden, consider growing indoors.

Tips For Accurate pH Testing

Hydroponics

Optimal pH levels are critical to healthy plants and high yields in both soil and hydroponics gardening.

Indoor Winter Gardening Revolution

Indoor Gardening

More and more gardeners are growing inside their homes under lights.

Landscaping

How to Get Rid of Dandelions (Tried and Tested Methods)

Healthy Lawns

Yes, it is possible to get rid of dandelions without using toxic sprays. Here's how.

Flower Gardening 101

Flower Gardens

A garden filled with flowers will brighten up and enliven any landscape.

Complete Guide to Plant, Grow and Care for Lupine Flowers

Flower Gardens

Tips for raising striking, drought-tolerant lupine from seeds and cuttings.

News

Why Grow Organic? Taste.

Community

There are many reasons to eat organically. Better taste is one.

Hybrids, GMOs: Not the Same

Food Safety

Clearing up the confusion between hybrids and GMOs.

Winter Growing: Heating Greenhouses

Climate

Keep your winter greenhouse productive with these heating and heat-conserving ideas.

Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Dandelions (Tried and Tested Methods)

Healthy Lawns

Yes, it is possible to get rid of dandelions without using toxic sprays. Here's how.

Beneficial Insects for Pest Control

Beneficial Insects

How to properly use beneficial insects to control garden pests.

How to Get Rid of Bugs Organically

Beneficial Insects

Safe, effective and simple – pest control at its very best.

Seasonal

How to Compost at Home: Step by Step Guide for Beginners

Bins & Tumblers

Compost happens… but it happens a whole lot faster when you know how!

“Complete Guide to Indoor Gardening + Top 3 Smart Gardens”

Garden Design

When the winter blahs set in and your dreaming of fresh greens from your garden, consider growing indoors.

Hybrids, GMOs: Not the Same

Food Safety

Clearing up the confusion between hybrids and GMOs.

Sustainable Living

Composting Toilets: What They Are + Top Picks for 2023

Compost

Flushing dozens of gallons of water down your toilets every day can make you think twice about how much you ...

The Best Biodegradable Soap Options You Must Try in 2023

Gift Guides and Product Reviews

If protecting the environment is at the top of your list of priorities, then consider adding a biodegradable soap to ...

Best Lab-Created + Simulated Diamonds (Where to Buy in 2023)

Gift Guides and Product Reviews

Trying to find the perfect diamond jewelry nowadays is not only exciting but also quite overwhelming. The traditional diamond market ...