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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
Use our plant pruning guide to improve your plants’ health and appearance—without harming them.

Tulips And Wildflowers
Deer-Resistant Plants
You can create a gorgeous garden that’s naturally deer-repellent with these tips and a little understanding of deer behavior.
garden sprouts
Finding the Right Location for Your Garden
Before you can plant a bountiful spring and summer garden consider these six basics for choosing the best garden location in your yard.
Bundle of Garlic
Growing Garlic
Pungent aroma, potent flavor and powerful medicinal qualities make garlic a great choice for your garden and diet.


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.


The family that gardens together, grows together!

In this beautiful, project-by-project guide, mom and master gardener Stacy Tornio will inspire gardeners young and old to explore, innovat…

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The Salatin family farm, known as Polyface and located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, is one of the nation's premier ecological farms and has been featured in countless print, radio and video media.…

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