How-to

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.
Recharge your soil by using buckwheat as a cover crop
Increase germination rates by planting seeds at the correct depth.
Capture all of your senses by planting flowers that please your eyes and your nose.
Increase the number of blooms in your garden with some easy prep work.
Lighten the load of your least favorite fall chore with these simple tips.
What does it mean to be an organic gardener?
From pocket-sized herb garden to family-sized homestead—with a lot of learning and a little luck.
Protect your precious seedlings from cutworms with homemade collars.
Lure these pesky stingers away from your picnic.
Microgreen sprouts are an excellent source of protein and vitamins—Here's how to grow them safely indoors.
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