Issue 3 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening is about spring planting! Includes easiest summer veggies, how to plant potatoes, and best tomatoes ever! Meet Ron Finley, renegade gardener, who’s changing attitudes on community planting, and find out how Bhutan is on its way to becoming the first fully organic country in the world!
EDITORIAL The return of the victory garden
GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY Easiest veggies to grow, and how to grow them. Includes chard, carrots, and sweet potatoes.
FEATURE Summer squash vs winter squash
DOS & DON’TS on planting potatoes
FEATURE Best tomatoes ever, Part 1
JUST ASK LEE Lee O’Hara answers questions on whether to use compost or manure, and how to recover a garden bed from dog feces.
THE BUZZ Pat Anderson—Natural bees are happy bees
ORGANIC INTERNATIONAL Bhutan is going organic (includes the Gross National Happiness index which originated in Bhutan in 1972)
PRODUCT REVIEW Foody Tower planter
WHO’S DOING IT Ron Finley
SIMPLY DELICIOUS Kale chips