Controlling Termites in My Organic Garden

Controlling Termites in My Organic Garden

Most homeowners shudder at the thought of termites near their homes. It’s true—termites can do a tremendous amount of damage if they invade your property. These small, winged insects are beneficial for the soil and help break down decaying plant matter, especially dead trees. However, homeowners are rarely happy to have a nest of termites on their property.

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Beginners Guide to Indoor Organic Gardening

Beginners Guide to Indoor Organic Gardening

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy an indoor organic garden. All you need is some space near windows and a desire to grow plants, fruit, or vegetables indoors. Just about every kind of plant will grow in pots or containers. Indoor gardens add more than aesthetic appeal to modern décor. They can provide you with fresh, organic produce and even help clean the air.

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How to Make Organic Compost for Your Garden

How to Make Organic Compost for Your Garden

Organic compost gives soil all the nutrients it needs so you can grow healthy, vigorous plants and vegetables. Although you can buy compost from any garden center, it is cheaper and easier to make your own from organic matter. You can make compost from grass trimmings, leaves, old fruit and veg, eggshells, and even old newspaper. Maintaining a compost pile gives you a never-ending supply of nourishment for your garden.

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Organic Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens

Organic Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens

Keeping weeds under control in organic vegetable gardens is essential to ensure bumper crops. Organic weed control has the advantage of encouraging healthy growth in plants without using chemicals. The organic gardener can achieve great results with non-toxic methods of controlling weed populations. Also, using natural weed control methods doesn’t cause a buildup of harmful toxins and pesticides in the soil or vegetables.

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