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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
Whether you’re a new gardener or an old hand, avoid these common problems and grow better crops this season.

A California Garden for All Seasons
Designed to mimic nature, a native California garden waxes and wanes with the changing of the seasons.
Garden Weeding
Tips for Controlling Garden Pests
Protect your garden from pests without harming the soil with these tips.
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Plants That Repel Insects
Keep the crushed leaves of these six plants in a small container at intervals on your patio to repel mosquitoes.


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

Summer Gardening

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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


DIY Calendula Salve

Soothe a variety of skin problems with this homemade herbal salve.


Cook safely and without worrying about metals leaching into your food with Natural Home's 14-inch-long, stainless steel, slotted cooking spoon. With its light brown bamboo accents and the Natural Home…

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