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Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.
Fruit-bearing hedges and living fences provide benefits beyond improving privacy—most important, providing delicious and nutritious produce.

dog in yard
5 Tips for Gardening with Pets
Gardening and pets don’t always mix. These five simple tips will help you enjoy gardening and quality time with your furry friend, at the same time.
Medicinal Herbs
6 Medicinal Herbs to Grow at Home
From echinacea to lemon balm, growing medicinal herbs in your home garden can provide convenient access to many natural remedies.

Beginner's Guide to Growing & Using Lavender
We take a look at how a few gardeners have used the appealing lavender plant without restraint in the landscape.


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

Summer Gardening

summer harvest

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


3 Herbs for Nausea

Calm nerves, soothe upset stomachs and prevent illness with chamomile, ginger and echinacea.


The How-to Guide to Building a Monolithic Concrete Slab Foundation DVD contains the latest information you need to know to build your own foundation. Walking through each stage of the building process…

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The all-color, practical Build Your Own Sports Car provides all the information needed to build a road-going two-seater. You'll produce an open-top sports car on a budget, using standard tools, basic …

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