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Top Plants for COMPANION PLANTING: You can use plants in specific combinations to repel pests, control weeds, and boost your garden's overall health. Apr 1, 2018 2074
Control weeds without chemicals: practice organic weed-control methods and watch your vegetable garden thrive. Jun 1, 2016 1507
All about growing okra. Apr 1, 2016 735
How to start a vegetable garden: use these labor-saving methods to transform any space into productive garden beds. Apr 1, 2016 1750
Boost flavor and avoid disease must-try tomatoes. Feb 1, 2016 1935
Bird flu explodes in factory farms, again: earlier this year, nearly 50 million chickens and turkeys were killed when another outbreak of bird flu swept across the country, showing us once more the profound flaws in our industrial food system. Oct 1, 2015 573
Top ways to get rid of ticks: nix ticks from your yard, home and body to prevent Lyme and other diseases. Aug 1, 2015 1893
Is steam canning safe? Aug 1, 2015 446
Avoid common gardening mistakes: with these pointers, gardeners just getting their trowels dirty can sidestep six classic food-growing faux pas. Jun 1, 2015 1634
Tips and techniques for water-wise gardening: tap these efficient garden-watering systems to save on your water bill while still growing food despite drought and heat. Apr 1, 2015 2685
A top storage crop get to know winter squash: plant now to stock your winter pantry with creamy buttercups, delectable delicatas and nutty acorns. Apr 1, 2015 1852
All about growing kale & collards. Apr 1, 2015 780
Do compost accelerators work? Brief article Apr 1, 2015 210
ID and prevent 6 common tomato diseases: our gardening guru details how to spot symptoms of tomato afflictions and adopt strategies to keep your plants healthy. Feb 1, 2015 1808
3 steps for spring garden prep: what's the best way to get my garden beds ready for the first crops of the year? Feb 1, 2015 407
Expert tips for growing early tomatoes: add a month to your fresh-tomato season with these proven techniques. Dec 1, 2014 1041
Best grow lights for starting seeds indoors. Brief article Dec 1, 2014 308
Another study links bee decline to pesticides. Oct 1, 2014 344
Plant pollination primer: get the facts on how insects and wind pollinate your crops so you can plant smarter and haul in heftier harvests. Oct 1, 2014 1772
Best mosquito traps for your yard. Aug 1, 2014 345
Pesticides and kids. Jun 1, 2014 739
All about growing: dry beans and peas. Apr 1, 2014 2046
Top gardening challenges and how to overcome them: from rogue rabbits and 4-inch-long grasshoppers to clay soil and summer drought, veteran organic growers detail how they cope with vexing gardening problems. Apr 1, 2014 3467
Acidic, alkaline or neutral? Your garden's soil pH matters: infuse your gardening with a little chemistry so you can fine-tune your soil for healthy crops and high yields. Apr 1, 2014 1549
Blight-resistant tomato varieties. Feb 1, 2014 356
All about growing fruit trees. Feb 1, 2014 1558
All about growing: sweet potatoes. Dec 1, 2013 1334
All about growing summer grains. Oct 1, 2013 1397
All about growing turnips and rutabagas. Aug 1, 2013 1287
Freezing fruits and vegetables from your garden. Aug 1, 2013 2429
Buzz-worthy plants: attract native bees to your organic garden. Aug 1, 2013 1445
All about growing: pumpkins. Jun 1, 2013 1377
All about growing grapes. Apr 1, 2013 1373
All about growing the stevia plant. Feb 1, 2013 1337
Make easy, inexpensive mini-greenhouses with low tunnels: use simple hoops and row covers for year-round gardening and safe, effective pest control. Feb 1, 2013 1446
All about growing eggplant. Dec 1, 2012 1406
Best tips for starting seeds indoors: save money and grow superior varieties by starting your own seeds. Dec 1, 2012 2168
How to make instant no-dig garden beds. Dec 1, 2012 1569
Enjoy fresh tomatoes all year: harvest a bounty of homegrown tomatoes with these five smart strategies and four special varieties. Dec 1, 2012 2277
Compost made easy: these 10 facts about composting will help you turn food and yard waste into garden gold. Dec 1, 2012 3178
Guide to organic pest control: these 11 products are guaranteed to fend off the 26 most common garden pests, including Japanese beetles, squash bugs and hornworms. Dec 1, 2012 1717
Choosing the right tiller: happiness and a garden tiller can go hand in hand. Dec 1, 2012 1476
Grow your own mushrooms: DIY kits offer an interesting, entertaining way to produce the freshest of fungi. Dec 1, 2012 3371
All about growing raspberries. Oct 1, 2012 1352
How to make compost: choose from the many easy ways to make compost for increased garden productivity: low-cost homemade bins, piles sans bins, chicken power, pest-proof tumblers--even indoor worm bins! Oct 1, 2012 2324
20 crops that keep and how to store them: stash a winter's worth of delicious, homegrown produce in the cool corners of your homestead. Aug 1, 2012 3011
All about growing cabbage. Aug 1, 2012 1320
All about growing summer squash. Jun 1, 2012 1241
All about growing blueberries. Apr 1, 2012 1315
Container gardening with vegetables and herbs: if you don't have a good garden spot, why not grow crops in containers? Apr 1, 2012 1876
All about growing beets. Feb 1, 2012 1422
Care and cultivation of permanent garden beds: choose permanent garden beds and pathways to provide secure habitat for the dynamic soil food web that sustains your crops. Feb 1, 2012 1778
All about growing celery. Dec 1, 2011 1384
Best vegetable seed companies: Mother Earth News readers rate their favorite garden seed sources based on value, performance, ethics and fun. Dec 1, 2011 1434
All about growing strawberries. Oct 1, 2011 1207
All about growing winter grains. Aug 1, 2011 1401
Control garden pests organically with spinosad. Jun 1, 2011 375
All about growing melons. Jun 1, 2011 1256
Organic pest control: what works, what doesn't: our nationwide reader survey reveals the best methods for managing common garden pests. Jun 1, 2011 3015
Get the most from vegetable garden mulches: inexpensive organic mulches, such as grass clippings and fallen leaves, will work wonders on your veggie patch. Jun 1, 2011 1664
Those stinkin' stink bugs! Jun 1, 2011 539
All about growing cucumbers. Apr 1, 2011 1312
40 gardening tips to maximize your harvest: save time and money while growing even more great-tasting organic food. Apr 1, 2011 3579
Companion planting with vegetables and flowers: the right combos will save space and provide weed and pest control. Apr 1, 2011 1434
Weed watch: how to kill nutsedge. Apr 1, 2011 462
All about growing tomatoes. Feb 1, 2011 1458
Free, homemade liquid fertilizers: make these easy liquid fertilizers then sit back and watch your seedlings and plants thrive! Feb 1, 2011 1480
Easiest vegetables to grow. Feb 1, 2011 374
All about growing asparagus. Dec 1, 2010 1267
Vertical gardening techniques for maximum returns: you can grow bigger, better cukes, beans, tomatoes and cantaloupes with simple, sturdy trellises. Dec 1, 2010 1608
Nontoxic pest control. Brief article Dec 1, 2010 262
Systemic pesticides: chemicals you can't wash off. Oct 1, 2010 665
All about growing Jerusalem Artichokes. Oct 1, 2010 952
Use wood mulch to build great garden soil: sawdust and wood chip mulches will conserve water, control weeds and build long-term soil fertility. Oct 1, 2010 1468
Quick compost. Brief article Oct 1, 2010 316
All about growing Asian greens. Aug 1, 2010 1269
Self-seeding crops: you'll never need to replant: manage these vigorous self-seeders so you'll never have to buy seeds again. Aug 1, 2010 1705
Make skeeters scarce. Jun 1, 2010 417
All about growing winter squash. Jun 1, 2010 1382
Ticks natural prevention and remedies: use these 10 tips to take the ick out of dealing with ticks this summer. Jun 1, 2010 1328
Hard-working garden hoes: choose the right garden hoes for nearly effortless weed control. Jun 1, 2010 1541
Beat tomato diseases. Jun 1, 2010 537
Start a quick and easy food garden: this season-by-season planting plan for a no-dig, easy-care bag garden features 25 favorite crops. Apr 1, 2010 1737
Install the best garden fences: when you protect your garden with a critter-proof fence, you can love the wild things, sleep peacefully at night and grow a great garden. Apr 1, 2010 1611
Attract worms to your garden. Brief article Apr 1, 2010 236
All about growing peppers. Feb 1, 2010 1306
The best tomatoes to grow where you live: enjoy bumper harvests by growing varieties recommended by organic gardeners in your region. Feb 1, 2010 2874
Maintain health garden soil with crop rotations: you can increase soil fertility and cut down on plant disease by rotating the vegetables in your garden plots on a three-year cycle. Feb 1, 2010 1540
All about growing onions. Dec 1, 2009 1340
All about growing garlic. Oct 1, 2009 1293
Improve your soil with cover crops: here's what you need to know to take advantage of this traditional technique to solar-charge your soil. Oct 1, 2009 1713
Steaks on a spoon. Letter to the editor Oct 1, 2009 329
All about growing broccoli. Aug 1, 2009 1256
Grow your best fall garden what, when and how: here's expert advice for the next half of the gardening season. Cover story Aug 1, 2009 2340
How to evaluate your favorite charities. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 328
All about growing beans. Jun 1, 2009 1323
Berries that thrive where you live: learn how to grow strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and other tasty little berries. Cover story Jun 1, 2009 2507
Keeping up with your garden: here are 35 tips to help you handle pest control, weeding and other peak-summer garden chores. Jun 1, 2009 1331
Too much fertilizer? Column Jun 1, 2009 392
All about growing Swiss chard. Apr 1, 2009 1236

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