Tag Archives: Organic Gardening

Healthy Food From the Garden: It’s Broth-Making Time….

Adapted from my sister blog, Anna’s Gardening Antics and Musings… Hello my friends. I hope you are well and enjoying this beautiful and bountiful summer season as much as I am. Fall is rapidly approaching, however, so I have began … Continue reading

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10 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Summer has finally arrived and with it’s arrival the proliferation of the blood-sucking and possible disease-carrying garden foe: the mosquito. In my home garden, I typically place several types of plants to deter mosquitoes. Typically, I either plant them in … Continue reading

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Fallen Fruit in the Garden

(Revised from my sister blog: Anna’s Gardening Antics and Musings) Greetings fellow gardeners! We are experiencing great weather in my area, so I am writing this post on my laptop, in a shady part of my garden. It is so … Continue reading

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Benefits of Basil | A Fragrant Garden Herb

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Edible Container Gardening | Growing Vegetables in Pots

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Preparing Your Garden Soil for the Growing Season

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Spring Garden To Do List

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Starting Seeds Indoors

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Five Notable Organic Gardening Methods

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Companion Planting Tips for Organic Garden Pest Control

Canadian pro gardener and GV contributor A.H. Jackson offers a few companion planting organic pest control options for keeping bad bugs at bay.

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Growing Thoughts | Garden Resolutions for 2014

Our editor, Therese Ciesinski, shares some gardening resolutions ambitions for the New Year.

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The French Fungus Affair and the Rebirth of Organic Gardening

Did a fungal outbreak in France give rise to the modern organic garden movement? GV contributor and food and garden expert Alan Jackson offers one take.

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Toad Lily | Autumn’s Last Flower

Like its namesake, toad lilies (Tricyrtis) favor damp, shady environs, but unlike the often unsightly amphibians, the plant—with its mottled, star-shaped flowers—is considered by many to be among the most beautiful in the world.

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