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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
Most people toss out their table scraps, not realizing how valuable they can be. Here are a few reasons why you don’t want to be like most people.

11-7-2011-householder's guide to the universe cover Gardening Tasks for Late Fall
Even though it's late fall, there is still plenty to do in your garden. Now is the time to plant your fall cover crops, sow garlic and shallots, harvest the last of your tomatoes, make compost and more.
Grow Sprouts for Fresh Food This Winter
Nutritious sprouts are perfect for indoor winter gardening. In just a few days, you can grow sprouts from a handful of seeds.
11-11-2011-potted herbs Potted Herb Plants: The Easy Gift That Keeps on Giving
Personalize your gift giving with a unique herb garden gift. While this time of year conjures images of poinsettias that fade and collect dust long before the holiday festivities are done, a customized herb kit is a meaningful gift that will provide fresh herbs and provide naturally lush décor for many months afterward.


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

Fall Gardening Guide

Fall Gardening

Plan a Fall Garden
Dreading months without fresh produce? Seize the day and plant a fall garden to enjoy cold-weather crops.

Fresh Herbs Year-Round
With a little planning and protection, you can enjoy fresh herbs in every season.

Guide to Root Vegetables
There's a wide variety of root vegetables to be enjoyed. Learn to grow and cook nutritious crops with our tips and recipes.

Garden Designer


Herb Basics: Drying and Preserving Herbs

Have fresh flavor preserved for the colder months ahead by drying and preserving herbs that make delicious homemade seasonings and teas at very little cost.


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