Get Started

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