Organic Gardening

What to Compost

Many people new to gardening or composting often aren't sure exactly what they should put into their compost piles or bins. Once they learn some of the basics though, they find it's much easier to create rich compost for their gardens than they may have first suspected. So let's take a look at some of the best items to include in your own compost piles or bins. Read the rest of this entry »

Organic Gardening: Preparing the Garden Bed

Organic gardening is the process of growing plants, flowers, vines, trees, bushes, shrubs, fruits, vegetables and anything else you can think of in a completely natural way. In other words: No pesticides, chemicals or harmful substances are used in the entire gardening process. Organic gardening is most used for fruit, vegetable, and herb gardening, because people don't want to have pesticides and chemicals on the foods they eat. Read the rest of this entry »

Composting: An Organic Gardener’s Best Friend

Organic in nature, compost is one of the best substances any gardener can use to help plants grow strong and healthy without exposing them (and the people who eat the food and handle the flowers plants grow) to chemicals present in most fertilizers and pesticides. Read the rest of this entry »

Compost Bins and Piles

Whether you're planning to create an organic vegetable garden or you simply want an excellent source of nutrient rich soil for your flower beds, creating compost is the way to go. There are a variety of ways to create compost though, and some of them take longer than others. Read the rest of this entry »

Organic Gardening: Companion Plants

When you decide to try your hand at organic gardening, one of the most frustrating parts of the entire process is trying to control pests, diseases, and other miscellaneous problems that come up with any form of gardening. Thankfully though, there are natural techniques which can be used to solve many of these common gardening problems, and one of those techniques is known as companion planting. Read the rest of this entry »