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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- 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 »
- Fall weather in my garden on the Mississippi Gulf Coast starts about a month later than it did in my old garden Northwest of Atlanta. …Read More »
- Fall is the best time to plant many kinds of fruit trees and shrubs. Choosing which fruit will be best for our yards is mostly …Read More »
- Small home gardens, in spite of their size, can produce a surprisingly large amount of food. If your garden is like mine, it is not …Read More »
- 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 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.