Just as shopping in the supermarket or greengrocer affords the option of buying organic or conventional produce, so too do gardeners have a choice as to whether to go for the organic or non-organic route. This applies to everything from the seeds chosen to the soil used to the pest and weed control practices employed.Read more
The decision to begin an organic garden – particularly an organic vegetable garden – is a great first step to a more sustainable, cost-effective, and self-sufficient way of life. It is also your first step to a great new healthy and very rewarding hobby.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Organic gardening and farming are becoming more popular than they have been in decades, which is a great step forward environmentally as well as for the health and well being of humans and animals alike. Organic gardening has profound benefits for both the environment and human health.Read more
Ninety-five percent of the structure of the plant is composed of water. Almost all of the processes of the plant involves water, and this is why watering is one of the more important aspects for a productive vegetable organic garden. Together with light and carbon dioxide, water helps accelerate the necessary processes required for the effective care of your plants.
A lot of people stick a fake tree in a corner, dust the leaves off every week, and call it indoor gardening, but indoor gardening has grown into much more than that lately. There are also a lot of people that think plants belong and should stay outside, but there are many reasons for starting an indoor garden. For instance, plants don’t only remove carbon dioxide from the air, they also remove many poisonous toxins and pollutants as well. Indoor gardening will result in beautiful decoration in your house as well as cleaner air.
Even a composting beginner can create top-notch compost with the right recipe. Akin to cooking, composting is half art and half science. Awareness of these basic factors will help you get started. Just like a chef demands high quality ingredients, successful composting needs the best ingredients too. Good materials for composting include these: grass clippings, leaves, plant stalks, hedge trimmings, old potting soil, twigs, vegetable scraps, coffee filters and tea bags.