How-to

Keep your plants healthy and happy year-round in 3 steps.
Easy-to-build row covers protect your crops from frost and other damage.
Want to do your part to preserve biodiversity? Plant a garden of medicinal herbs.
Make your gorgeous greens the center of attention by turning them into works of art.
Step-by-step instructions for saving tomato seeds.
How to keep the ones you love
Lessons learned about starting a school garden from our Organic Gardening WaterWorks projects.
A handy chart for knowing when to plant
Resources for starting your own seeds.
Starting your own seeds is simple if you want it be.
Find out what you need to get started.
How to choose, sharpen, and take care of hand pruners.
Prevent a Spinach Leafminer infestation with row covers and pollen-heavy plants.
Take time to stake your garden and reap the rewards later.
You don’t need a greenhouse to produce healthy, vigorous transplants.
Earlier fruits and flowers, plus endless variety.
I read that you can toss some seeds right on top of the snow and they'll sprout when conditions are right. Is this true?
A smart succession plan means fresh food from spring until snowfall.
Get your cages ready now before your tomatoes topple over!
The ultimate tomato support is strong enough to stand up to summer storms and bumper crops.
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