Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore plants her vegetable seedlings.
Companion planting can help your favorite plants achieve their full potential.
Mark Bittman offers solutions for leading a healthier life, starting with what we eat.
Planting herbs in pots is a great way to jump into gardening, and you'll be able to use your harvest every day.
Readers vote on which varieties of heirloom vegetables they’d be most interested in learning how to grow.
Denise Franklin's 280-square-foot cabin in British Columbia provides everything she needs--and more.
Take the guesswork out of planting with the new ZIP-code tailored When to Plant app from Mother Earth News magazine.
I have to admit it: I’m full of beans when it comes to gardening. I swore that this year, no really, I was only going to grow a few herbs in pots. And then, the seed catalogs came.
This spring, I am dreaming of delicious, beefy summer tomatoes. So I planted some; they're taking over my kitchen as we speak. I love fresh, homegrown tomatoes. And I just can't find delicious tomatoes in stores; even the local, organic market. Not to mention, I'm sick of paying for them! In fact, I'm tired of buying
If Thanksgiving weekend left you craving light, nutritious meals, try these recipes for winter-friendly salads.
Vegetable soup is the reward a summer's worth of hard work in the garden can produce. Spring is the time for spring cleaning, emptying the freezer and washing canning jars.
Check out these weekly tips for growing healthy, beautiful plants indoors.
Although the weather is still chilly, early spring planting has already begun in Texas.
Learn more about the peanut butter fruit that could be a part of your fruit garden.
Watch out for these three common technique mistakes in your garden this spring.
Lisa’s Organics brings farmers market freshness to the dinner table with their serve-in-minutes frozen veggie line.
Try this Green Smoothie recipe for a yummy, energizing drink packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients.
Can’t afford to buy all organic produce? You don’t have to! Knowing which fruits and vegetables have the highest and lowest pesticide residue will decrease your exposure to toxic chemicals and save you money at the grocery store.
Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants? Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.
It’s never too early to start thinking about planting your garden for the spring. I know I am already thinking about spring and warm weather. Spring officially starts Sunday, March 20th and it’s important to know when it is the right time to purchase your flowers and begin the planting process.
Red apples, orange carrots, green kale, purple eggplant—eating colorful foods is good for little growing bodies! A great way to get kids excited & interested in fruits and vegetables is to talk about it's connection to color!
Warm up winter with a vegetarian tofu curry.
In an effort to help prevent childhood obesity, several health centers in the Northeast are offering low-income families fresh produce vouchers to local farmers’ markets.
There's a new graphic in town ready to help you with your dietary needs and help you craft each healthy and delicious meal you put on your plate.
A recent study finds that fiber can lower the risk of colon polyps, a cancer precursor. Fiber can also help prevent heart disease and cancer and aid in weight loss.
Make this succotash recipe to use up your garden's excess of squash, corn and zucchini.
Craving fresh food during the long winter months? Here are nine vegetables that you can find fresh in February--and great ways to prepare and serve them.
Finding the key to a strong immune system is as easy as visiting the produce section of your local grocery store.
Skip the steaks if you're firing up the barbecue tonight. Marinated and grilled veggies and tofu, served up with wasabi mayo on grilled bread, is a hearty, delicious way to celebrate Meatless Monday.
Use these five excellent resources for help planning a productive, healthy, money-saving vegetable garden this spring.
If you're starting seeds indoors, consider making your own biodegradable seed-starting pots out of newspaper, cardboard or eggshells.
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s a delightful time to curl up with a stack of gardening books and begin planning next season’s harvest.
Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than chilled soup. These recipes fill you up while cooling you down.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull finally discovers the beauty of smoothies—and shares four recipes for homemade concoctions!
If you're hoping to grow some of your own food but are short on space, use these three tips for small-space gardening success in containers, on your patio, balcony or roof.
Editorial assistant Susan Melgren shares her healthy living goals for the next year.
Reaching for the painkillers every month? Read on for natural ways to relieve PMS symptoms.
Try this tasty garden produce-friendly recipe, a delicious, easy and adaptable way to eat up your garden harvest.
Kids and veggies don’t mix, right? Guest blogger Stephanie Small doesn't buy it. Re-learn a few tried-and-true tips to help your children actually enjoy their vegetables.
Eating a proper diet will help your body get rid of excess estrogen, the culprit behind PMS symptoms. Prevent cramps, bloating, fatigue and mood swings by incorporating these five foods into your diet.
Omega-3s are important to brain health, reduce inflammation and are essential to reducing risk of chronic diseases. Boost your intake of this essential nutrient by turning to these good sources of omega-3 fatty acids.
High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.