Organic Gardening

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

The Big Idea Behind Dwarf Tomatoes

By Craig LeHoullier

Get involved in the growing community creating half-sized plants that deliver full-sized tomatoes bursting with heirloom flavor.

Five Principles of Soil Health

By Gabe Brown

Improve your soil health using five principles: armor soil surface, improve soil health, maintain living roots and integrate animals into your ecosystem.

Keeping Heirloom Seeds Alive

The art of searching for, saving, and storing heirloom seeds, including a couple of okra cultivars that were designated All-America Selections winners in 1939.

How to Find Regionally Adapted Seeds

By Petra Page-Mann

Locally produced seed is the root of garden glory for growers in diverse bioregions; here’s how to find seed producers near you that offer regionally adapted seed.


DIY Garden Journal

By Carole Coates

Save your garden records in style when you personalize a notebook that’s organized to include the facts, hacks, and figures from your own planting experience.

Best Grow Lights for Seed Starting

By Barbara Pleasant

Grow your plants from seed indoors using inexpensive supplemental lighting, and with some new bulbs on the market, you have even better varieties to choose from.

Advice for Growing Miniature Fruit Trees

By Mary Lou Shaw

Follow these tips from homesteader and writer Mary Lou Shaw to enjoy miniature citrus trees that can grow in any Zone with some careful tending.

Origins of Organic Gardening

By Abigail Willis

Organic gardening used to be known simply as “gardening”, but the roots of the now-common movement stretch as far back as 1920.

Become a Preferred Subscriber and start enjoying the benefits today!

Fall in love with the flavor, versatility, and beauty of Mother Earth Gardener

Mother Earth GardenerDelight your taste buds, mind and eyes with beautiful photos and inspirational techniques on everything you need to know to grow, preserve and cook your own heirloom fruits and vegetables. You won’t want to miss the stories about plants passed down from generation to generation.

Don’t miss a single issue of Mother Earth Gardener. Published by the editors of MOTHER EARTH NEWS, Mother Earth Gardener provides decades of organic gardening experience from the most trusted voices in the field. Join today and save off the newsstand price! Get one year (4 issues) for only $24.95! (USA only)

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube

click me