Organic Gardening

Articles about organic pest and weed control, season extension, tools of the trade, and more.

Let Your Bees Do the Gardening

By Barbara Pleasant

Work in tandem with native bees for a bountiful and beautiful garden.

How To Avoid Pesticide Drift in Your Organic Garden

By Emily Marquez

Staff scientist Emily Marquez of the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) addresses how to take action against pesticide drift by: alerting the National Pesticide Information Center, filing reports, and using the “Drift Catcher.”

Fall for Radishes

By Sheryl Normandeau

Spice up your autumn by planting a root vegetable that excels in the cooler months.

Grow Super Summer Salad Greens

By Stephen Scott

Just because the warm weather of summer has arrived doesn't mean you have to give up your fresh salad greens. Sure, spinach and lettuce may struggle, but there are many other tasty greens that love the heat to fill your salads with. Read on and learn about five greens you can plant now that will keep you in fresh greens until this fall.


Heirloom Really Is The Perfect Word For Such Treasures

By Craig LeHoullier

I've read some articles expressing displeasure with the word "heirloom" for various reasons. My view is that "heirloom" is the perfect word. Let me share my reasons with you in my first blog for Heirloom Gardener.

How Many Seeds Should We Save?

By Oscar H. Will III

Editorial Director Hank Will offers sage advice for seed saving to preserve the genetics of heirloom cultivars.

Keeping Cats Out of the Garden Beds

By Caitlin Wilson

Editor Caitlin Wilson offers sage advice for keeping garden beds from becoming litter boxes for cats.

Gardening in Humid Climates

By Samantha Johnson

Train your eye to pounce on muggy climate plant diseases, and embrace cultivars suited for moisture and warmth.

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