Getting Started In the Garden

It’s always exciting to think about starting up your own garden that is both fun and can save you a lot of money in grocery shopping. Before taking up organic gardening, you will need to consider a couple of facts in when it comes to particular crops you may be considering. The climate, for example,…

Garden Disease Prevention Basics

A flourishing garden has plants that don’t have garden pests present or diseases lurking about. There are many ways to keep your plants healthy. One of which is to combine the right varieties of plants. There are plants that are more vulnerable to diseases and pests. You can lower the chances of having unhealthy plants…

New Vegetable Varieties for Organic Gardens

An organic garden is fun to maintain due to the different crops a gardener can grow throughout the year. The crops grown, in this case, vegetables are mostly determined by the different seasons in which they are to be grown. Besides this, many organic gardeners feel the excitement in having new varieties of seeds introduced…

Planning a Bigger and Better Garden

Planning an organic gardening is a top priority for gardeners in order to save time, money and unnecessary disappointments. This also sets you up for success in the very end, in that you will have determined what to grow, where going to grow it and most importantly when to grow and sow it. Right Plant,…

Raised Garden Bed Types: Traditional and Modular

As an organic gardener, you face a lot of excitement and confusion on how to approach organic gardening. Do you go straight to planting in the ground, or do you use a raised bed? Basic questions such as to whether to go with the traditional garden bed or the modular garden bed must have run…

Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

Most fruits and vegetables require pollination to thrive. Though some organic gardeners will design pollinator gardens, it may not be that necessary. Different pollinators are attracted differently. As such, it is up to you to determine the pollinator you wish to attract and focus on it. However, it is advisable to attract different pollinators.; they…

The Secret To Converting Lawn To Garden

The rising cost of living, scarcity of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs as well as the commendations accorded to healthy eating have redefined landscaping among homeowners. As such, homeowners are converting their well-manicured lawns into gardens. Everyone wants to enjoy fresh, aroma and nutrient rich crops. But, what is the best way of converting your…

Keeping the Green Out of the Potato

Whether you practice organic gardening or not, you must have noticed a greenish tinge on your potatoes during or after harvesting. Potatoes will turn green if exposed to direct sunlight. They produce a green pigment known as chlorophyll at the surface. Production of the green pigment is known as greening. Greening can be seen by…