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A succcessful garden starts here.
Use this handy guide to determine when to plant your favorite veggies.
The simple tool that saves time and money by pressing out your own soil blocks.
Keep your seedlings from ending up crowded and stunted.
Plan your garden crops based on what everyone already loves.
In the lull before spring, DIY seed tapes save you time and effort in planting.
How old are those seeds, and can you still use them?
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map gets a tune-up.
All you need to know about selecting, ordering, and starting your own organic seeds.
Editor-recommended tools for new gardeners.
Seed saving is an easy and fun way to connect with the circle of life.
A simple way to build raised bed frames.
You don’t need a greenhouse to produce healthy, vigorous transplants.
A beginning gardener's ingenuity turns $75 into 6 months of fresh vegetables.
Once you’ve identified the troublemakers, you can control them with an assortment of organic pest-control products.
What does it mean to be an organic gardener?
Expert advice on handling transplants.
Follow these simple instructions and start composting today.
These are the tools you'll need to get started in the garden
The best time-saving measure a gardener can take is applying mulch.