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.
Learn more here about the rhythm of our gardening year and how all parts of the garden, from crops to insects and soil fertility, work together to grow our food.
- 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 »
- Mulches can stop weeds from growing in the garden, or at least slow them down, making mulches a great addition to an organic garden. They …Read More »
- Spring and summer can provide one or more gift-giving opportunities for gardeners. Choosing the right gifts, though, can be difficult. What will your gardener appreciate? …Read More »
- Many of the most well-known salad greens, like lettuces, and potherbs such as spinach and collards, are cool season vegetables. That means that they do …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.