The Organic Difference: Why it’s Important to Use Organic Fertilizer

With so many fertilizers on the market today, finding the best one can be difficult. The preference between organic and synthetic fertilizer changes depending on who you ask. Choosing synthetic over organic fertilizer may not seem like a big deal because your plants can’t really tell the difference, but the truth is there is a…

Organic Fertilizer and Pest Control for Your Fruit Trees

Spring is in the air and soon the warmth of summer will be here, which means you’re dying to get into your organic garden. If you have fruit trees on your property, now is a good time to think about prepping them for the upcoming season. Today, we’re taking a look at some ways you…

Spring Fertilization Tips for Your Garden

Taking care of your garden means feeding the soil first and not the plants. When you get used to this idea and put it into practice, you’ll start to see healthier plants, richer harvests, and successful gardens. Building rich soil means you’ll get better vegetable harvests so you can put clean, healthy food on the…

Can I Use Compost as Soil for My Plants?

As someone who loves to be in your organic garden, you undoubtedly spend time researching the best ways to get an effective harvest. We suspect you’ve spent a fair amount of time looking into various composting methods. Something that you might not have considered before is using compost as your soil. Using straight compost can…

Super-Charged Soil: Benefits of Earthworm Castings

If you’ve been hanging around nurseries and garden centers over the last few years, you’ve probably seen the growing availability of earthworm castings, but why? Earthworm castings have become more widely available because more people are discovering the various benefits of adding them to your soil. In fact, worm castings are the best material you…

Everything You Need to Know About Organic Fertilizer

When you ask gardeners if they prefer organic to chemical fertilizer, you’re likely to get a variety of opinions. If you posed the same question to your plants, you’d likely discover that they can’t detect the difference. In fact, as long as your plants get the nutrients they need, they’re happy. However, there are several…

How to grow onions

Onions are used all over the world and are one of the easiest crops to grow organically. They are available in different varieties. In organic gardening, the secret to cultivating onions successfully lies with selecting the most suitable kind for your soil and climate. All types of onions do best in fertile, well-drained and slightly…

Facts About Organic Fertilizers

Unlike chemical fertilizers that deprive your soil off essential nutrients, organic fertilizers nourish your plants and boost your soil quality. Garden soil that contains enough organic matter remains loose and airy enough to accommodate nutrients and retain moisture longer. Additionally, they encourage the growth of healthier, stronger roots as well as soil organisms such as…

Top Organic Garden Fertilizers You Can Make

One of the keys to a thriving organic garden is healthy soil. By feeding your soil with rich, homemade fertilizers before planting then you will be giving your plants the best opportunity of success, and promote robust, vigorous growth. You will also be avoiding adding potentially hazardous chemicals to your soil, and saving money in…

MCG Biomarkers is Celebrating National Manufacturing Day

Today (October 7th) is National Manufacturing Day. MCG Biomarkers is honored to be part of this great day, it is very meaningful to the world of organic gardening, and we’d like to take a few minutes to inform you of how Manufacturing Day helps with adding or retaining jobs, supply chain and providing a value-added…

9 Easy To Grow Plants For the Fall Organic Gardening Novice

Organic gardening can be a very healthy hobby. Not only will you find yourself enjoying fresh, crisp vegetables and greens, but you will also be helping to maintain nutrient rich soil for next season’s planting. Here are nine vegetables that thrive in cooler temperatures. Spinach Spinach should be planted five weeks before the frost, but…

Fall Planting Tips For Your Organic Garden

All the leaves are starting to turn to gorgeous shades of red, orange, brown and yellow, making it the perfect time to start our fall organic gardens. There are those that think the planting season is over just because the weather is cooling off, but that just isn’t so. It is actually the absolute perfect…