Organic Gardening Blogs

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Mulching – Weeds, Annuals, and Crop Residue to the Rescue.

If you’ve had rain just about every other day as we’ve this year and you’re new to TMG and/or have not yet read my book Organic Gardening, Cutting Through the Hype to the 3 Keys to Successful Gardening – you might be thinking that mulching (covering the soil) isn’t necessary in rainy conditions.

But covering your soil is one of the 3 keys to […]

Seed – The Advantages – Diane’s Flower Seeds

Perennials are plants that keep coming back year after year. Annuals only last one season.  (Most vegetables are annuals.) I’ve sold perennials, annuals, and vegetables for many years to help support my gardens.

You’d have to live longer than most of us have in order to try to grow every flower, but goodness knows I’ve made a stab at it. The big advantage of […]

Beet – Cucumber – An Annual – A Perennial – Varieties of Interest

I was shopping for seed online at Pinetree Garden Seeds last night and I came across some interesting facts that influenced my choices.

These bits of information were so interesting I thought I’d pass them along to you.

Diva Cucumber

What appealed to me first about this cucumber was that it doesn’t require pollination to set fruit. That makes it perfect to grow under […]