Drying fresh herbs is one of the best ways to preserve your organic herbs when they are ready for harvest. Fresh herbs from your garden are a great way to add extra zest to foods, but the next best thing is using dried herbs. Growing and drying your own is better and cheaper than buying them […]
Category: Organic Gardening
Organic gardening is generally the method of growing edible produce and decorative plants without the use of synthetic chemicals in fertilizers or in weed and pest control applications.
This type of gardening also involves the use of soil management and testing, and sometimes the use of heirloom or other varieties of low-maintenance, naturally hardy seeds.
Fruits and vegetables that have been grown using organic, natural methods, provide healthy, edible sources of nutrition that are chemical free and nontoxic to humans and pets.
Organically grown plants and flowers also add to a safer environment by lessening the toxic accumulation of conventional chemicals around the home and garden area.
For those who are interested in organic gardening, there are many organic garden products that make growing a natural garden very easy to do. The use of organic fertilizers and nontoxic pest control methods is now even simpler to use and quite effective.
You can grow organic table gardens, container gardens or herb gardens, as well as larger vegetable gardens in your backyard.
You can also develop an organic produce farm that caters to the local consumers in your area. This is a great business niche that is growing in popularity in many communities for anyone who wants to combine their love for gardening with respect for health and the environment.
Check out our instructional articles that can help you succeed in the fine art of organic gardening no matter where you live.
How to compost easily and slowly translates into a low maintenance style that is especially useful to people who want long term results from their composting efforts. This method generally yields compost in six months to a year. Quick composting (step-by-step instructions found here) is perhaps a more popular method simply because of the fact that it yields results in […]
For centuries, farmers relied on natural insecticides as a means to control pest infestation. However, synthetic insecticides began to be developed in the 1930s and in 1940s, DDT was introduced. Farmers began using many of these synthetic insecticides as an easier way to ensure bumper crops for commercial produce. In light of various studies throughout the years scientists have found […]
Growing house plants takes devotion and dedication. It is only natural that you wish to take them with you when you are moving to a new home. However, as living things, they will need extra protection during the move. These tips will help your green friends reach their new home safe and sound. Relocating House […]
You can grow pretty much any vegetable, fruit or herb that you want in a container garden, depending on the size container or pot that you use. The most important issue with this type of gardening is to provide the proper size for your planting area to support the growth needs of each plant. For […]
There are many homemade pest control recipes that are nontoxic and inexpensive to make. Plus, they are very effective at controlling and eradicating insects, disease and pests that can harm organic gardens. Some of the most common pest problems can be dealt with naturally and toxic free, which is healthier for you as well as for your […]
Organic vegetable garden planning is important if you want a garden that not only yields delicious produce, but is also easy to grow and maintain. If you plan properly, you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to grow wonderful edibles each year. In fact, once you develop a good plan, you can follow it from […]
Have you planted your organic container garden yet? It’s still not too late! I’ve planted several in several containers this spring already. I’ve helped my 88 year old mother start her very own bucket garden just outside her garage. She’s thrilled to be able to garden again, even with lack of mobility. I’ve also helped […]