How-to

Growing shiitake mushrooms is easy even for beginners, and yields a healthy dose of vitamin D.
A zone-by-zone checklist for everything that needs to be done in the garden this month.
10 tips to help you make the best seed purchases.
You don’t need a greenhouse to produce healthy, vigorous transplants.
How to make your own seed-starting mix.
This month's zone-by-zone to-do list.
Top 10 beneficial insects and how to attract them to the garden.
Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the month of December.
The easiest way to convert lawn into garden.
Truly appreciate the earth’s bounty this year: Make your meal organic.
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.
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