How to make big, strong DIY tomato cages that will last for a decade

Tired of small, flimsy tomato cages that get swallowed and crushed by your indeterminate tomato plants? Here's how to make your own DIY tomato cages that are large, strong, and built to last.  How to

How to work with insects to grow an amazing garden

95% of insects are beneficial or benign. Insects are necessary for a healthy, productive garden, and they play an essential role in nature. Learn to work with insects to become a better organic gardener.  Updated: May

How to transition between growing seasons using no-till organic gardening / farming methods

As we’ve written about elsewhere, we’re big advocates of no-till organic gardening and farming methods. These methods minimize soil disturbance, meaning the vast ecosystems of life underneath your feet don’t get destroyed each season when you till. Instead, the soil ecosystem continues to develop and build.

Five amazing soil facts that will change the way you view the world

What do mushrooms, Christopher Columbus, small pox, climate change, and your dinner all have in common? Read these five amazing soil facts to fin out!  Ever notice how much organic farmers, permaculture practitioners, and agroecology

Gardening tip: why you should use mulch in your garden

The days of weedy, bare soil gardens are over. Here's the science behind why you should use mulch in your garden AND how to use it correctly.   People often ask us, "If you could only give one gardening tip

How to Have Your Butterfly Garden and Eat It Too

Foreword by Aaron von Frank, cofounder of GrowJourney: The writer of this article, Dr. April Gordon, is better known to me as "mom," and has been a lifelong inspiration to everyone fortunate enough to know

The Surprising Benefits Of Gardening Go Way Beyond Your Health

The health, social, economic, and environmental benefits of gardening are a clear call to action: human beings need gardens.     We love organic gardening and can't imagine life without being surrounded by plants, wildlife, and garden-fresh food. We also

Preparing Your Garden Beds For Spring

We're big advocates of no-till organic gardening. Preparing your garden beds for spring and summer using no-till organic methods is a bit different from traditional approaches. We'll show you how in this article! Tip: How

How to grow lettuce: tips & tricks for gardeners (plus video!)

These tips and tricks will teach you how to grow lettuce organically in your garden to get huge, continual yields! We admit it: we love "rabbit food," as veggie-averse folks often refer to lettuce. Throughout

Succession Planting In Your Fall & Winter Garden For Continual Harvests

Try succession planting in your garden to get continual yields and maximize your growing space! In this article, we'll teach you how to do succession planting in your garden. What is succession planting? Before jumping