Category Archives: Organic Gardening

Tips for gardening, composting, seed saving, growing heirloom vegetables, natural pest control, attracting birds & beneficial insects, greenhouse & container gardening, and more.

Saving Tomato Seed

Seed saving is a rewarding activity and is especially important if sustainability is a goal. Growing healthy organic food for your family is just one aspect of sustainable living. Learning to save your own seed is equally important. Continue reading

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Indoor Planter Tomato System

Have you ever wanted to grow indoor tomatoes but didn’t think it was possible? Have you thought, like I did, that you would need a lot of space or an expensive arrangement of grow lights to provide adequate light for … Continue reading

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Natural Pest Control & Organic Spray Recipes

July is notoriously the time of year when gardeners are faced with a variety of pests and diseases on their favorite plants. This year we have seen many insects earlier than normal and in greater number. This may be due … Continue reading

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DIY Tomato Cage & Tomato Trellis

Instructions and photos for a budget-friendly homemade tomato support that’s easy to build and helps you grow big tomatoes and keep them off the ground. Continue reading

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Tomato Heirloom Seeds

I wanted to add to my post from yesterday where I purchased my Heirloom tomato and other Heirloom vegetable seeds for this year’s garden. I placed a first time order with Pinetree Garden Seeds of New Gloucester, Maine at their … Continue reading

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Tomatoes-heirloom

Growing Heirloom tomatoes is one of my favorite gardening pastimes. If you have never tasted a perfectly ripened old-fashioned tomato, you just don’t know what you’re missing! The tasteless tomatoes found in the grocery just don’t compare. The striped German … Continue reading

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