The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine

Issue Q4 has arrived and is ready for you!!

Changing seasons call for changes in your garden. Find out some of the best practices—from how to harvest and store end-of-season produce to what seeds to save and how to do it. Also learn what makes the best cool weather crops, and how to keep your compost going all winter long! Find out more.

Plus another great freebie!

A Beginner's Guide to Saving Seeds

Produced in conjunction with the Seed Library of Los Angeles, this sweet little guide gives you everything you need to get started as a seed saver for all kinds of different plants. Download your free PDF now, or get it on iTunes for your iPad or iPhone with your Dirt on Organic Gardening app. To see all of our free publications, click here.

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Chickens, chickens, chickens!

From the publishers of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine

How I Survived My First Year with Chickens

Written by The Dirt‘s very own editor-in-chief, Su Falcon, How I Survived My First Year with Chickens chronicles her misadventures as a novice protector of the flock as she repeatedly demonstrates the difference between the dream of owning chickens and the very messy reality.

For more info, visit our very special chicken webpage.