For Your Organic Garden
Do you want to grow good food, organically, with no pesticides? Unless you are living in a completely dark cave with no source of light, you can grow at least a little of your own fresh food, and it will be delicious! This site supports your garden work, sharing education, information, and resources to help you along the way.
Topics, plants, and strategies discussed apply mainly to the Southern U.S., since that is where the writer (Amy) lives, works, and gardens, but some of this is likely to be useful to gardeners in other regions, too. Read more…
Choosing which tomato varieties to grow is one of my favorite parts of the summer garden most years. When I first started gardening, I grew all my own tomato plants from seeds, indoors, because garden centers offered such a limited selection. Now, though, many more varieties, including some well-known heirlooms, are available. “Starting your own” […]
Most gardeners want to get the most food they can out of their vegetable gardens, even when their gardening spaces are small. This post gives a quick look at four strategies gardeners can use to reach that goal. Intensive spacing: Instead of leaving wide aisles between rows of crops like you see on farms, that would […]
Some years, I grow chicory as a salad green. ‘Italiko Rosso’, which has red-veined leaves, is one I have grown that is particularly beautiful in the garden. It also is good chopped up and added to salad or cooked like spinach then added to a pizza. One year, I dug up the roots to roast […]