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

How to Make Seed Balls

By Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen

The seed ball is the Molotov cocktail of the community gardener. Try mixing up your own batch! Learn how to make seed balls at home.

10 Secrets to Creating the Perfect Outdoor Living Space

By Tabitha Alterman

Bring the indoors out with enchanting spaces that invite outdoor living.

A Real Showstopper: A Colorful Country Garden

By Carol Crupper

A costume artist brings her talent for dressing the stage to a colorful country garden in Lawrence, Kansas.

7 Sensational Silver Plants

By Jo Ann Gardner and Karen Bussolini

Designed by nature to withstand climate extremes, silver plants light up the garden and enliven color schemes wherever they grow.


Fresh Clips: Tips for Better Soil

By Kris Wetherbee

This year, go from the ground up to grow great herbs. Try these essential soil tips and kitchen-prep pointers.

Attract Pollinating Insects to Your Garden

By The Xerces Society

North America's native pollinators face multiple threats to their health and habitat. Attract native pollinators such as birds and butterflies to your garden by creating natural habits for them.

Steven Foster's Favorite Trees

By Steven Foster

Approximately 2,500 tree species thrive in North America; more than 600 are native. Discover these classic trees.

How to Plant a Tree

By Stevie Daniels

Planting a tree requires more than digging. Learn the proper technique for returning a tree to the earth.