Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.

Wild-Card Plants

By Hannah Kincaid

Learn a little bit more about the garden and medicinal plants grown by our editor-in-chief, Hannah Kincaid.

Most Nutritious Crop Varieties

By Jo Robinson

Choose the fruit and vegetable varieties richest in health-promoting phytonutrients.

Luffa: Grow Your Own Supply of Sponges

By Hannah Kincaid

With one seed packet and a little know-how, you can easily grow a year’s supply of nontoxic, compostable sponges in your own backyard.

Gardener’s Go-To Remedies

By Linda White, M.D.

Follow these simple, safe, and effective remedies for soothing sunburns, blisters, bug bites, and other minor maladies.


44 Super-Nutritious Varieties for Your Garden

By Jo Robinson

What are some of the most nutritious fruits and vegetables to plant in your home garden?

How to Grow and Process Luffa Gourds

Learn how to grow and process luffa gourds for a natural sponge alternative to use for bathing and cleaning around the house.

Aquaponics: Fresher Food in Smaller Spaces

Can the modern version of an ancient, small-space food production method be the solution to fresher eating for you and your family?

Fruit Trees 101

By Barbara Pleasant

Some kind of sticky-sweet fruit likely grows well where you live, and you can plant trees as soon as the ground thaws.