How-to

The best tools for working in the garden soil.
Confused by seed-catalog terms? Here's your definitive glossary.
A simple way to build raised bed frames.
Tapping in to your garden’s circadian rhythms reveals the secret to knowing the best times to plant.
Got mud? A bog garden solves a soggy site.
Resources for starting your own seeds.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of September.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of August.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of July.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of June.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of May.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of April.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of March.
Find out what you need to get started.
Starting your own seeds is simple if you want it be.
Here are five good reasons.
Growing shiitake mushrooms is easy even for beginners, and yields a healthy dose of vitamin D.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of February.
10 tips to help you make the best seed purchases.
You don’t need a greenhouse to produce healthy, vigorous transplants.
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