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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
How to Get Rid of Weeds from Your Garden
Imagine this, you have given a lot of your time and effort in making your garden beautiful. As you look into your garden each day, you begin to notice uninvited, little creatures that seem to be invading your garden. Weeds are everywhere! They compete with your plants and they become unsightly for you! Image by Tony Fischer Photography via Flickr Now, you are in the process of thinking of the [...]
Garden Insect Pests and How to Get Rid of Them
Having a nice, flourishing, organic garden proves not only that you’re a good gardener or that you deserve to win the award for the best garden in town… it also proves that you have good organization skills and neatness towards things in general. There is one problem though… and it could ruin it all if you let it. Yes, you guessed right! Garden pests. If you’re an experienced gardener, you [...]
How To Grow Strawberries in Your Home Garden
Strawberries will be a great addition to your home garden… if you are not already growing them. They are delicious and have many healing properties. The amount of skill, or rather of attention, required to care for them is not more than that required by the ordinary vegetables. In fact, once they are well established they will demand less time than the annual vegetables. The small fruits that [...]
The Vital Elements Of A Home Vegetable Garden
When you grow your own organic food in your home garden, you really need to consider the location, sun exposure, soil quality, and drainage. Let’s start with the location. It is important that it be in a convenient place that has the correct sun exposure. Try to make the space close to your water source. Or have a system of hose pipes to reach your garden comfortably. It will be very taxing [...]
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