Yes, we are here!

At MOTHER EARTH GARDENER and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-456-5835 or by email. Stay safe!




Plant Profiles

Heirloom plant profiles. Categories include edible, fiber, medicinal and ornamental.

Family Heirloom: Golden Currant, Weeping Fig, ‘Cherokee’ Purple Tomato, and More

By Heirloom Gardener readers

Readers share stories of treasured family plants.


Anti-Inflammatory Plants

Try these anti-inflammatory plants as a natural remedy to soothe symptoms of inflammation.


Elderberry Benefits

By Tammi Hartung

Learn all about the uses and natural benefits of elderberry along with folklore of days past.


Milkweed Benefits

By Tammi Hartung 

Learn all about the historic medicinal and industrial uses of Milkweed.


-Advertisement-

Family Heirloom stories: ‘Pretoria’ canna lilies, English poppies, blackboy peach tree, and more

By Heirloom Gardener readers

Readers share stories of treasured family plants.


Family Heirlooms: Hostas, Tiger Lilies, Yellow Roses, and More

By the Heirloom Gardener Editors

Readers share stories of treasured family plants passed down for generations.


When Is a Flower an Inflorescence?

Learn how to tell the difference between various flower structures, from catkins to corymbs.


Family Heirloom Stories: 'Seven Sisters' Rose, 'Moneymaker' Tomato, Fernleaf Peony, and More

By Heirloom Gardener readers

Readers share stories of treasured family plants.



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