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.
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- It was a long and interesting spring in my garden, with the usual round of successes and set-backs that included excessive rain, an abundance of …Read More »
- I finally sent off a couple of soil samples to the state testing lab. The soil here is new to me (sand, not north Georgia’s …Read More »
- When we moved to Long Beach, MS, we did not know that it had once been known as the Radish Capital of America. That information …Read More »
- This past summer, I was told by a farmer at a local farmer’s market that growing food organically is impossible here on the Mississippi Gulf …Read More »
- Even though I know a lot about “how to garden”, it will be awhile before I am an expert on gardening in this new, sub-tropical, …Read More »
I grew veggies, fruits, herbs, and flowers in a yard Northwest of Atlanta for more than 25 years. Recently, though, I moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where I am facing new challenges in growing good food: sandy soil, a yard that floods, hot and muggy weather, and new insects. I get to learn something new almost every day.
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.