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

List of Likes: Spring Garden Tools 101

By The Herb Companion staff

Get your spring garden ready with this editor-recommended garden gear.

Small Garden Design Tips from Landscape Designer Shirly Bovshow

By Jessica Kellner

Learn how to cultivate big style in a small garden with these small garden design tips from landscape designer Shirley Bovshow, who transformed this narrow side yard into a charming passageway.

What is Vertical Gardening?

By Derek Fell

Make the most of your garden space with vertical gardening: Grow delicious vegetables and fruits and colorful flowers up on a trellis, on garden netting, in a tower of pots, and over garden structures, while enjoying the benefits of easier maintenance, healthier plants, effortless harvesting, and higher yields.

7 Eco-Friendly and Recycled Garden Products

By Natural Home & Garden Staff

Gear up for spring with some of our favorite eco-friendly and recycled garden products.


Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Replace Your Lawn with Grass Alternatives

By Deborah Huso

Cut yard work and save money with low-maintenance landscaping. Replace your conventional grass yard with drought-tolerant, low-maintenance grass alternatives.

Understanding How Flowers Are Pollinated

By Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough

Collecting seeds is a satisfying extension of other gardening efforts. Most gardeners know the basic process by which plants make seeds, but it’s very helpful to learn more about the physiological processes leading to seed production. Learn more about how flowers are pollinated.

Fresh Clips: Growing Herbs Indoors

By Kris Wetherbee

Growing herbs indoors can be an uplifting hobby when it’s dreary outside.

Chinese Medicinal Herbs in a Down-Home Garden

By Peg Schafer

Be inspired with one gardener’s journey from concerned consumer to successful producer of traditional Chinese medicinal herbs.