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Reclaim a small field, farmland, or large garden soil that is either over-spent or neglected. Then restore the soil to make it productive again! See our tips.

Learn how to make dill pickles the "old-fashioned" way. Pickling is a great way to store excess vegetables for the winter, or just to make a tasty snack for the summer!

Looking for great garden plants? Here are plants lists and advice for different types of gardens.

Our 2015 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 1...

Our 2015 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 2...

Our 2015 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 3...

Our 2015 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 4...

Our "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth. 

For your raised bed garden (or any bed), here's a way to estimate the number of plants you will need to cover a certain area.

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