9 June 2014

Gardening Nature's security blanket: Mulch. Click here A perennial treat: asparagus. Click here Community Gardens A community garden on a mission. Click here A US Army garden brings healing. Click here Farming Seed ownership in US Agriculture. Click here Nutrient efficiency, a good article. Click here New Zealand's organic grape industry grows. Click here Sustainable … Continue reading 9 June 2014

5 June 2014

Gardening The joy of gardening. Click here Building a drought pod. Click here Mulching, a key technique in the organic garden. Click here What, when and how to feed your plants. Click here Food Local, Organic and in season is the way to eat. Click here Locavores drive food trends. Click here Good reasons to … Continue reading 5 June 2014

2 June 2014

Gardening Plan your garden to save seeds. Click here Permaculture as a global solution. Click here Sustainability An opinion piece on the Marsh case. Click here More concerns on the Marsh judgement. Click here GMOs no gain for small farmers. Click here Feeding the world in an energy matrix that does not include oil. Click … Continue reading 2 June 2014

30 May 2014

Gardening Transitioning to organic, how to. Click here Lessons leaned on a seed farm. Click here An aquaponic system worthy of a look. Click here The slow renaissance of herbs. Click here Sustainability A short film on thin-film solar cells. Click here Carnivores should stay local. Click here What is a "local" beer. Click here Farming … Continue reading 30 May 2014

Learn New Organic Gardening Techniques With These Simple Tips

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When the winter chill is out of the air and spring starts to settle in, a lot of people out there break out their shovels and plows and decide to plant a garden. If you want to plant a garden this year, why not make it an organic garden? Here are some fantastic tips you can use to make sure that your garden grows.

Composting for organic gardening reduces the need for fertilizers, is a form of herbicide, can help prevent plant diseases and helps impact the environment in positive ways. Composting is a source of nutrition for insects, helps with soil erosion and reduces waste sent to landfills. It is wonderful for the health of the environment in general.

A great way to calculate the timing for planting your plants in an organic garden is to use a seed-starting chart. You should do your research and fill in the…

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