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

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.

Start Your Own Simple, Super-Productive Backyard Farm

By Eliza Cross

Save money, increase your garden’s yield and maximize your home’s resources with this roundup of ideas to transform your yard from wasted space to hyper-productive backyard farm.

All About Organic Garden Fertilizers

By Cheryl Long and Barbara Pleasant

Natural sources of soil nutrients are available for free, yet in some instances you might want to buy supplemental fertilizers. Use this guide to build your soil’s nutrient content and save money over high-priced commercial fertilizers.