Garden Vegetables That Come Back Year after Year.

Vegetable gardening is popular among home gardeners, yet most edibles grown in kitchen vegetable gardens must be replanted yearly. For instance, cucumbers and zucchinis are referred to as annual since their lifecycle lasts for one season. On the other hand, kales and garlic are known as biennials because they have a two years’ lifespan. But,…

GETTING STARTED WITH COMPOST

Crops feed on the soil. Meaning that, if garden soil is strong, your crops will be healthy and vice versa. However, people have been relying on chemical fertilizers to add soil nutrients and boost crop health. The chemicals used to make the fertilizers are not only detrimental to crops but also the environment and garden…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Everything You Need to Know to Start an Organic Garden

Organic gardening today involves more than making a cultural impact. In fact, it is now considered an intelligent way of living in harmony with the natural environment. While fertilizers and chemical pesticides are extremely toxic and can prove fatal to useful plants and bugs, tending to your garden organically, using organic plant food, organic gardening…

How to Start an Organic Garden in 9 Easy Steps Part 1

The benefits offered by organic gardening such as; protecting the environment from the effects of toxic chemicals and reducing the pesticides you consume have led to an upsurge of organic gardeners. However, the belief that organic gardening is expensive puts off a number of potentially successful organic gardeners. But just like all skills, you can…

Tips For Growing More Food in a Small Space

Organic gardens come in all shapes and sizes. Some people may tend them as a hobby, while others may use the fruits and vegetables to help feed their families. Furthermore, we all have different sizes of organic gardens. Therefore, if you want to maximize your yields, regardless of your garden size, here are some tips…

No Fail Perennials for Low Water Gardens

Perennials are plants that reach their maturity for at least two seasons. They can be planted as a single, solitary plants, grouped in a flower border or flowerbeds and also between shrubs. Many are also planted with annuals and biennial plants in mixed flower garden beds. Perennials are plants that live two years or more…