Issue Q2 is here!

Issue Q2 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine is out just in time for spring! Fifteen excellent articles! That’s right, fifteen articles that cover everything from how to repair the damage when the cat treats your raised bed like a litterbox, to how to strengthen the health of your soil (and what’t growing in it) […]

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Get Issue 43 now!

Contents EDITORIAL by Su Falcon Love your garden and keep your seeds dry GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY Cold-weather composting MINI-FEATURE Burlap bags & their many fine uses GARDEN GRIST by Yvonne Savio Tips for the winter garden FEATURE by S.E. Filomeo Easy as pumpkin pie MINI-FEATURE A banana a day GARDEN PLOT by Michelle Shipton […]

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One zucchini, two zucchini, three zucchini, four…

Zucchini, like other squashes, originated in the Americas. Early Europeans (Christopher Columbus for one) brought seeds back to Italy, where it was enthusiastically embraced and cultivated for several centuries, then exported back to North America. A squash, by any other name… The name comes from the Italian zucchino, which means “small pumpkin.” (Zucca is Italian […]

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