Growing and Enjoying Okra

Okra is also referred to as Bindi or Lady Finger. It is a kitchen essential for people who love trying out different cuisines such as African, Indian, or Cajun cuisines. However, it is also popular in USA’s southern states. Okra is a less grown plant that is gorgeous, offers beautiful flowers that resemble hibiscus and…

Tools Every Gardener Should Own

Gardening is one of the best and healthiest outdoor activities. You enjoy fresh air and vitamin D from the sun as you cultivate to enjoy fresh and sweet organic produce later. But, the rewarding activity can be tedious, stressing and compromising health wise if you lack the right gardening tools. You need the right gardening…

Benefits of Home Gardening Crop Rotation

The growing emphasis on organic gardening has led to the reemergence of ancient yet highly effective gardening techniques like crop rotation. Crop rotation was highly practiced by ancient farmers, but nowadays, it is only practiced by large scale gardeners. However, every gardener despite how big or small they are can benefit from crop rotation. It…

Organic Pest Control 

Organic pest control entails prevention, identification of attacking pests and applying natural control methods. Every organic gardener should work towards maintain the organic garden feel despite experiencing any form of pest attack. But, knowing the right organic pest control measures to apply and how to apply them if often challenging for beginner organic gardeners. Here…

Why Organic Gardening

People understand the term organic gardening differently. Its basic definition is gardening without relying on synthetic pesticides and fertilizers to boost crop growth. However, there is much more to organic gardening other than eliminating the use of synthetic garden products. Organic gardening is the art of planting and growing crops in accordance with nature. Meaning…

Tips on Cutting Sunflowers for Bouquets

Sunflower is a strong and vibrant plant that is recognized globally for its beauty, aesthetic uses and as an important source of food. Sunflower produces healthy and highly valued vegetable oil while sunflower seeds can be enjoyed as tasty, nutritious and healthy snacks or ingredients to spice up different foods. Aesthetically, sunflowers are used as…

How To Store and Preserve Garlic

Garlic is small but has a myriad of uses that range from culinary to medicinal. Therefore, it is an all-time favorite crop among organic gardeners. But, while you may smile at your bountiful garlic harvest, poor storage and preservation may render your organic gardening efforts useless. Just like all crops, garlic should be harvested, stored…