Everything You Need To Know To Start Your First Organic Garden

So, here is how to transplant without damaging the seedlings. Digging a hole: If you started the seedlings in a container, dig a transplant hole as deep as the container, and if you started in the garden, the hole should be as deep as the roots. Watering: It is advisable to water the seedlings before planting because…

Gardening Tips to Maximize Your Harvest

Gardening is an enjoyable venture that not only offers an opportunity to exercise but also edible results in the long run. Additionally, you get to reduce your dependence on grocery stores that sometimes stock products that are not grown organically. But, how do you ensure that you get bountiful harvests from your garden? Whether you…

Vegetable Gardening Tips

Vegetables are healthy and delicious but expensive to buy. Hence, the need to start a home vegetable garden where you can grow your favorite vegetables and save money in return. Vegetable gardening is a fruitful venture that will see you enjoy healthy and vitamin rich foods if done right. But how do you ensure that…

Best Fruit And Vegetables For Bees

Bees are among the best pollinators, and no extra costs are required to host them. Flowering tree fruits and vegetable plants are the best to attract bees, and in return, the activity of bees on these plants results to pollination. Complete and efficient pollination is an important aspect of organic gardening to yield more and…

Why You Should Use Garden Markers

Though most first time gardeners underestimate garden markers, they are as important as the crops. Most gardeners believe that they are sharp enough to remember what they planted where. However, this may not always be the case especially if you have a small gardening space and you have to squeeze in a number of crops….

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…