Some vegetables grow well when grown close together, allowing for maximum use of space in the vegetable garden.
There is a billion-dollar war going on in the seed industry, and most gardeners are blissfully unaware of it. At stake are thousands of varieties that gardeners treasure, and a basic question: Who owns Nature?
What you can do to protect your favorite seed varieties.
Peter Garnham reflects on his sad realization that it’s time to retire his rototiller from duty in the garden.
This is the year I’m going to start composting. Do you have any advice to help me get my compost pile going? Read Article
Medium-weight row covers offer an organic way to keep pests off of melons, squash, gourds and cucumbers. Read Article
Row covers are very thin synthetic fabrics that protect vegetable plants from insects, cold and wind. Here’s a guide to choosing and using row covers. Read Article
Row covers come in three weights: light, medium and heavy. These are the plants that require each weight. Read Article
To bring soil back to life—or, rather, to bring life back to the soil—you just have to add vegetative matter. Compost is the classic method, but fall is the best time of year to do it the easy way, with leaves. Read Article