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.
- 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 »
- The summer squashes are the ones we grow to eat soon after harvest; they are not “storage squashes” like pumpkins and butternuts. For most purposes, …Read More »
- Years ago, I somehow got the idea that a product wasn’t a fertilizer unless it had a guarantee of its N-P-K ratio (nitrogen – phosphorus …Read More »
- The garden can experience a little bit of a “down time” here in late May, with regard to harvests. Most of the spring crops are …Read More »
- Today is National Public Gardens Day, but next week, from 13-19 May, is National Public Gardens Week. For many of my readers, the Atlanta Botanical …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.