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.
- A plant disease called Basil Downy Mildew has been yellowing basil leaves, stunting basil plants, and interfering with gardeners’ pesto dreams for many years. According …Read More »
- One of my two mature, productive tomato plants wilted last week. Surprise! My previous article (was it just five weeks ago?) about wilting tomato plants …Read More »
- An abiding desire to grow more good food is evident at The Metro Atlanta Urban Farm (MAUF). Some of that evidence is in experiments and …Read More »
- Southern peas include crowder peas, field peas and cowpeas, but the type that may be most familiar is black-eye peas. These are all classic Southern …Read More »
- 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 »
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.