When to Harvest Spring Vegetables

Spring is right around the corner, which means you’ve prepared your garden tools, started your seeds, and chosen a layout for your organic garden this year. No doubt you’re excited about your first harvest of the season – we are too! Every organic gardener is itching to get out there and start planting and tending…

What Vegetables Should You Plant First?

Spring can be a chaotic time for organic gardeners, but planting in the spring always pays off in the long run. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as picking a fresh vegetable from your own garden after the long, cold winter months. Springtime in Iowa can be tricky for growing, however, since the weather often changes…

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…

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…

Tips for Growing an Organic Vegetable Garden

Vegetables find their way in our kitchens daily or quite often as compared to other crops because they are easy to prepare, readily available and offer numerous health benefits. This also means that you may spend more money buying vegetables and the market demand may sometimes be more than the market supply. As such, you…

How to Use Recycling to Make a Cheap Organic Vegetable Garden

Recycling is really finding new ways to use old, discarded or seldom used items around the home or sometimes the dump. Being creative with these items will help you to save money and have the benefits as well. Using recycled items found around the home is a good way to create your organic garden and…

How to Plant an Elevated Garden Bed

  Raised garden beds were designed for gardeners who cannot bend and lift heavy things. They offer easy access and reduce your chances of experiencing pain. However, they are attractive when used in any garden to elevate or layer flowers and other decorative plants. Additionally, they are good for planting vegetables indoors when the outside…

How to Plan a Naturally Insect-Deterring Garden

The presence of insects is natural and an essential part of healthy gardens. However, the challenge is managing the pests that harm your crops without harming your gardens microcosmic health and environment as a whole. The best way to do this is by adopting organic gardening techniques. This includes using natural pest control solutions and…