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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
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Growing a Windowsill Herb Garden
Begin an indoor herb garden on your windowsill for fresh herbs year-round.
Veggie Gardens
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
Vegetable gardening tips such as these, help you choose varieties of produce known for their flavors, productivity and resistance to disease.
Preserve Your Garden's Beauty
Capture the essence of your garden in fresh or dried wreaths for lasting beauty.


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

Spring Gardening

Cultivating Soil

Garden Planting Guide
Use our handy regional garden planting guide to figure out when to plant seeds and seedlings.

Container Gardening Basics
Discover your many choices for small-space garden design.

How to Grow a Shade Garden
Grow a productive food garden in a shady space with the right plants.

Garden Designer


Drying and Preserving Herbs

Dry and preserve herbs to make delicious homemade seasonings and teas.


Stir and serve safely, without worrying about melting your utensil or leaching harmful chemicals into your food, using this Moboo® (molded bamboo) and stainless steel Slotted Spoon from Natural Home…

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In Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, food preserving expert Cathy Barrow presents a beautiful collection of essential preserving techniques for turning the fleeting abundance of the farmers’ market…

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