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 […]
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.
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 […]
The interest in gardening with heirloom seeds has increased dramatically in the last 10 years as many home gardeners have compared the many differences between heirloom, hybrid and GMO seed varieties. Discriminate gardeners are more often planting with heirloom seeds for a variety of good reasons including taste and preservation of heritage. “There’s been a lot […]
Watch this informative, beginner organic gardening video for the top 10 tips to get started in the fine art of gardening. Organic gardening is a fun, healthy way to grow edible produce and decorative plants without the use of synthetic chemicals in fertilizers or in weed and pest control applications. Benefits of Organic Gardening Fruit and […]
It really isn’t all that hard to learn how to make your own compost with just a little bit of knowledge. The hardest part is simply committing to making it a part of your everyday lifestyle. If you simply devise a composting system that works for your family, throw in a little personal discipline to […]
For centuries, people have been growing their own herbal medicine in order to treat many common illnesses with simple, effective and natural treatments. You, too, can grow your own indoor herbal garden for the same use. It’s quite easy and very useful to learn. Common herbal remedies can be grown, gathered, and dried. Then, can be used steeped in […]
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 […]