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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.
Learn how to make a compost pile that creates the optimal conditions for decomposition.