How-to

How to choose, sharpen, and take care of hand pruners.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of November.
As the air gets cooler, your gardening priorities change.
Here's a great way to use those end-of-season green tomatoes.
A Connecticut gardener shares his method of overwintering fig trees.
Our zone-by-zone list will keep you busy this month.
A coldframe is one of the easiest ways to extend your growing and harvest season.
Plant garlic in fall and harvest it in summer.
Versatile, decorative, and fun—gourds belong in every garden.
Get the jump on spring greens by planting in fall.
Eat fresh from the garden all winter with these quick tips for preserving your produce.
Keep your Japanese maple looking gorgeous with these pruning tips and techniques.
How to put the practices of permaculture to use in your own back yard.
Are there safe organic herbicides to effectively control weeds?
The benefits of tending a mini herd can outweigh the effort and expense.
Prevent a Spinach Leafminer infestation with row covers and pollen-heavy plants.
A simple method for drying fresh herbs with your microwave.
Go back to your roots. Hank Shaw outlines what edible greens you can gather in your backyard.
Out-smart common garden pests by strategically timing your planting.
Get your tomato plants off to a healthy start with these smart suggestions.
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