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

Growing Community at a Social Justice Farm in New York

By Jessica Kellner

Four women farmers combine their passions for food justice and community garden projects to run a cooperative farm in upstate New York.

The Basics of Permaculture

By Jessi Bloom

Learn all about the natural, wild garden design and lifestyle of permaculture, which works to incorporate natural surroundings into your environment.

The Business of Mini-Farming

By Brett L. Markham

Examine the ways a flourishing backyard farm could impact your household’s bottom line—and how to make sure your garden pays.

Fight Depression and Anxiety with a Therapy Garden

By Ginevra Holtkamp

Learn about the therapeutic properties of horticulture and gardening.


Heirloom Plants vs. New Plant Varieties

By Stacy Tornio

Some say heirloom plants are best for vegetable and flower gardening. Others swear by new varieties. Get tips for where each kind grows best.

Elegant Edible Garden Design

By Barbara Pleasant

Get garden design inspiration with these expert tips from Barbara Pleasant and lovely images from botanical gardens.

Build a Fall Garden Medicine Chest

By Dawn Combs

Harvest and preserve these six multipurpose plants now for maximum wintertime health.

How to Grow Microgreens

By Elizabeth Millard

Learn how to grow microgreens in your indoor garden to add fresh, vibrant flavor to meals throughout the year.