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Planning for Your Organic Garden’s Autumn Vegetable Selection
Having and organic garden is not just a great way to save on money spent for vegetables, it is also one of the most rewarding things you can do from your backyard. Organic vegetables are safe to eat, delicious, and have the rewards of being all-natural and freshly-harvested. Image by visualpanic via Flickr Things to Keep In Mind for Autumn Vegetable Planting When planning for an autumn selection [...]
A Greenhouse For Your Organic Garden
For a lot of gardeners, being able to say that you are the owner of a greenhouse is a dream come true. A greenhouse is a way to keep the growing season from ever leaving or a way to turn your gardening hobby into a lucrative profession. But there are many factors to consider when constructing a greenhouse for your organic garden, which we will tackle below.  Image by Seattle Municipal Archives via [...]
Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Pest Grasshoppers from Your Organic Garden
Grasshoppers can be voracious vegetation eaters. This makes them one of the most disliked pests by gardeners. They eat almost all types of vegetation and sometimes come in large swarms which can greatly damage your garden. Organic gardens can be harder to maintain and can be more appealing to pests such as grasshoppers because of the all-natural food supply the garden presents. To get rid of these [...]
Grow Your Own Organic Herbs and Use Them for Food and Medicine
Herbs are a great addition to any organic garden. Not only is it a good idea to grow fruits and vegetables, flowers and edible shrubs and hedges but herbs can come in handy too. So if you are in the state of planning what to plant in your garden… consider adding herbs to it. Image by OakleyOriginals via Flickr Herbs have its long history both as food and medicine. For food, these herbs are [...]
The Best Tools for Your Organic Garden
One of the factors that can affect your organic garden is the tools you use. With that, you will need the best tools to cultivate and nurture your garden. Please keep in mind that every garden is unique and that different gardens require different tools and materials. Image by Rubbermaid Products via Flickr What Are The Best Tools You Can Use? For the sustenance of your organic garden, you will [...]
Grow Your Own Organic Edible Hedges For Both Privacy and Food
Since you have your very own organic garden… with all the flowers, vegetables and fruits planted in your garden you may still feel that something is missing! You want to sustain your garden since animals are on the loose and you want any unsightly surroundings to be diminished. However, you may not know what to do. Do not fret, growing organic edible hedges can be the perfect solution for your [...]
Grow Organic Sprouts On Your Kitchen Counter Tops
Sprouts are instant vegetables to a meal. You’ll be surprised how many kinds of sprouts you can grow in the comfort of your home and you don’t even have to go out in the garden! Growing your own sprouts is so easy that it is probably unthinkable to not do it. Image by Satoru Kikuchi via Flickr Delicious, Nutritious Sprouts Sprouts are extremely nutritious. They are rich in protein, vitamins [...]
How To Improve Clay, Clay Loam and Sandy Soil In Your Organic Garden
To stay healthy, occasionally your garden needs sufficient attention and care. All gardens need good quality soil for thriving plants and crops. When your soil is not fertile and it is not filled with enough nutrients, whatever you do – weeding, nurturing and watering will not amount to much. Image by Bukowsky18 via Flickr The soil in your garden provides the food, air, water and nutrients [...]
Mulch For Your Organic Garden
Mulches can be super important for any organic garden because it helps your plants to grow as healthy as they possibly can. This means a clean soil base, a weed free area, and reduced chances of having pests invade your precious fruits, flowers, herbs, and vegetables. You can do this best by having the most appropriate types of mulches for your organic garden. Image by USDAgov via Flickr What [...]
For Your Organic Garden Use Manure, Green Manure
Picking the right type of materials to help your plants along the path of getting healthy can be a tricky process. One of the more popular methods is of course using manure since that was how the gardeners of the past did it. However, if the thought of using animal poop puts you off, you can always use green manures for your organic garden. Image by cogdogblog via Flickr What Exactly is Green [...]
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