There are a number of steps that go into preserving seeds after a harvest, but the efforts are rewarding.
Sauce recipes are a guarded secret among Italian chefs but since I'm only Italian by marriage, I'll share my technique with you.
Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!
The growing season is winding down and the days are growing shorter. Just when you thought your work was over, your garden still needs your attention.
How does one sun-dry tomatoes? Easy - the same way you dry herbs from your garden.
Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.
Kids love a good harvest and when combined with a party, I don't have to tell you what to expect: grab more invites - children are jogging down the driveway!
There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.
Is there anything more gratifying than the sweet reward of reaping what you sow? Not when it comes to the vegetable garden.
Can you think of a better lifestyle than living at one with your environment from start to finish?
Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!
Now that your plants are growing, think about how you can enhance the ambiance of your garden for your own personal enjoyment.
Even the best-loved plants can get infected by disease. Here are organic tips and tricks to apply to your garden to keep your crops healthy.
As your garden starts to produce, don't forget to look to the future. Saving seeds, canning, and drying flowers is a great way to enjoy the bounty all year.
Your plants require daily attention, from regular watering to the occasional pinch and prune. Your diligence will pay off in healthier plants and fewer weeds.
When you're an organic gardener, you face challenges that conventional gardeners don't, especially when it comes to bugs.
Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.
What nutrients do plants need? What fertilizers should I use? How does companion planting work? We answer these questions to help your young sprouts grow.
How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.
What vegetables should I plant? How much sun should the garden get? Should I construct raised beds? Some advice for all the first-time gardeners out there.