Gardening

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

Fresh Finds: Vertical Gardening Systems

By Natural Home Staff

Vertical gardening systems make small-space garden planning a snap.


The Magical Uses of Mandrake

By Ellen Dugan

Mandrake produces toxic yellow, pineapple-scented fruits once called the golden apples of Aphrodite. Learn more about this magical herb.


An Introduction to Magical Herbalism

By Ellen Dugan

Discover magickal herbs mandrake, hemlock, rue and wormwood. What is it about plants, trees, flowers, and the idea of green magick that continues to fascinate and bewitch us? Perhaps it is their timeless appeal or their captivating qualities.


Growing Tasty Tropical Herbs

By Laurelynn G. Martin and Byron E. Martin, co-owners of Logee's Tropical Plants

Enjoy a taste of the tropics without leaving the comfort of your home and backyard. We've got gardening tips for cinnamon and vanilla.


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Design for Life: Putting Up a Good Front Yard

By Carol Venolia

Water-conserving native plants infuse new life into a bland landscape design.


Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space

By Jessica Kellner

Square-Foot Gardening is an easy-to-plan way to grow gobs of produce in one-fifth the space of a typical garden.


Small Space? Grow a Balcony or Patio Garden!

By Paul and Nelly Cox

With a little creativity and the right plants, you can grow a stellar garden—no yard necessary.


Growing Tasty Tropical Vanilla

By Laurelynn G. Martin and Byron E. Martin, co-owners of Logee's Tropical Plants

Learn how to grow vanilla, the spice that bakers covet most.