Plant Matchmaker: What Plants Make the Best Companions for Each Other

Whether you’ve been planting for years or you’re just starting out, you’re probably thinking about several ways to grow a healthy organic garden. No doubt you’d like to get a higher yield from this year’s garden as well. Now that you’ve gathered and tended to your seeds, turned your compost pile, and prepared your soil,…

Easy Ways to Get Your Organic Garden Ready for Spring

When the sun starts shining brightly again and the air starts warming up, you’re probably anxious to get back in your garden. Whether this is your first garden or your thirty-first, there are some easy ways you can ensure your organic garden is ready for spring. 1. Do a quick clean-up During the colder months,…

How to Get Higher Yields from your Organic Garden

As we migrate from the cold winter months to the warmer days of spring, no doubt you’re starting to think about your garden again. Face it, you’ve been daydreaming about putting on your worn-in gardening gloves and tending to your plants while the sun streams down your back. If you’ve been fantasizing about getting your…

Organic Garden Pest Control and Prevention

Just like all ventures that require capital and human input, organic gardening has its fair share of demotivating challenges. They include; balancing soil nutrients as your crops grow, climatic complications, proper watering and pests’ infestation just to mention a few. But, this post will focus on pest control and prevention when practicing organic gardening. Organic…

A Spring Check-List for Your Organic Garden

So spring is right around the corner. You’re excited about the warmth, sunshine, and best of all, the delicious fruits, veggies, and herbs from your organic garden! Just like any living thing that needs to exit winter’s dormancy, it’s important to ease your garden into spring. Below are some helpful ways to assist your organic…

How to Awaken Your Organic Garden After Winter

No matter where you live this is for sure, your organic garden needs you most right after winter. Whether temperatures get well below zero in your region or not, your organic garden has endured over 12 weeks of reduced sunlight and a limited supply of nutrients. Because of these conditions, you’re going to want to…

How to Take Care of Your Organic Garden in the Winter

Are you planning on shutting down your organic garden for the winter? Winter gardening – even if you’re going organic – is far easier than you’d think. Instead of hanging up your gardening gloves at the end of September, invest in organic produce that thrives in the winter. Whether you’re new to winter gardening or…

When and How to Start Your Indoor Seeds

As you plan out your organic garden, starting your seeds indoors is a key step you should complete. Before starting your seeds indoors, take a look at the helpful tips below. What to do before you actually start your seeds · Since one seed packet often yields more produce than you will need, be sure…

Why Organic Gardening is Healthy

Every year through research we learn more ways to become healthier. Environmental and personal health are valid concerns in today’s world, and fortunately, organic gardening is gaining momentum as a way to improve both. Though there are misconceptions about organic gardening, it is a highly beneficial hobby. Whether you’re interested in minimizing the pesticides that…