A Website for Organic Home Gardens in the Southeastern U.S.
Welcome to Small Garden News! This website for organic (and almost-organic) gardeners in the Southeastern U.S. is packed with reliable information — based on research and long experience — to support your garden success.
Together we can grow good food in ways that nourish the soil and support our native pollinators.
- At the Plant-a-Row-for-the-Hungry garden where I volunteer, squash bug eggs have shown up on some of the squash plants. The eggs stick very tightly to …Read More »
- From gardens across the area, I’ve had reports of great successes and annoying troubles. Gardeners are bringing amazing vegetables into their kitchens from some of …Read More »
- Some varieties of tomato die in my yard. The most obvious sign of their impending doom is wilting. The presence of many dead leaves is …Read More »
- This year, because of some planned travel in May and June, I planted my summer crops later than usual. I didn’t want crops to mature …Read More »
- As the summer progresses, more and more plant-eating pests will find our gardens. Farmers and horticulture specialists call this build-up of unwanted insects and other …Read More »
I have been growing veggies, fruits, herbs, and flowers in this yard Northwest of Atlanta for more than 25 years. I have a degree in Botany and am a trained horticulturist. Mostly, though, I love plants! Adventures in gardening, my own and those of other gardeners, are described on this website.