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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- Even though I have a garden in my backyard, I joined a community garden this year. I do not really need the gardening space, but …Read More »
- In my February garden, down here on the Gulf Coast, we have been harvesting plenty of greens and carrots, along with some radishes and cilantro, …Read More »
- If you, like me, are planning to save seeds from the garden this year, you might also (like me) be wondering how many plants for …Read More »
- Not all gardeners have the goal of gardening to save money. Some, for example, are gardening for the amazing flavors of freshly-picked, naturally-ripened produce, and …Read More »
- People who want to become better gardeners will find that keeping a garden journal or notebook is helpful in reaching that goal. Naturalists, biologists, ecologists, …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.