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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
Quick and easy to grow, greens make an ideal crop for fall. Enjoy fresh salads, sautéed greens and an abundance of nutrition throughout the season with this roundup of plant tips.

Woman Pruning
A Guide to Pruning Plants
Use our plant pruning guide to improve your plants’ health and appearance—without harming them.
Herbal Tea
Herbal Tea Gardens for Stress, Colds, Flus and More
Get plans for herbal tea gardens that will help fight stress, colds and much more.

Zero-Waste Gardening
Save money and the environment by reducing the amount of resources that goes into your garden. Our zero-waste gardening tips will get you started.


Browse more great gardening content in the Mother Earth Living archives.

Summer Gardening

summer harvest

Guide to Summer Harvesting
Make your harvest throughout the year with these tips for harvesting and preserving crops.

Summertime Herbs & Veggies
It's never too late to start your garden. Find varieties that are perfectly suited for summer temperatures.

A Summer Container Garden
Get tips for growing a generous garden with limited space.

Garden Designer


Herbs for Mental Focus

Try these four herbs to boost brain health safely and effectively.


How do you make cheese from pantry staples? Or create an oven smoker from scratch in just two minutes? Or make ice cream without a machine? In Home Made, Yvette van Boven shows you how, complete with …

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Now you can cleanse your system of toxins and reap the health benefits of a raw foodist’s expertise with minimal time and effort—and without breaking the bank! From Ulrika Davidsson, an advocate of gr…

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