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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
Grow these perennial food plants, and you’ll enjoy the fruits of your labors for many seasons to come.

Alpine strawberries
5 Antioxidant-Rich Fruits That Grow Anywhere
Always riper and more delectable than store-bought varieties, homegrown fruits offer superior flavor and nutrition. Try growing these five antioxidant-rich fruits in your garden.
rows of lettuce
Grow Greens: The Salad Lover's Garden Plan
Enjoy fresh homegrown flavors soon by starting an early herb and salad garden now. Our Salad Lover's Garden plan will get you started.
Nature Journal
Connect to Nature and Self with a Spring Nature Journal
Observe and record the natural wonders of the season and connect to both nature and self, while practicing mindfulness and expressing creativity. Try these simple spring journaling prompts to get started!


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


Herbal Remedies for Overall Wellness

Use these three herbs to keep your major body functions running smoothly.



Making Babies is a fun, informational, artistic and colorful pregnancy book. Follow author Shoshanna Easling through…

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This lighthearted, full-color illustrated gift book balances edible flower history and lore with proper handling and preparation techniques, and more than 50 recipes (from appetizers and drinks to mai…

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