Springtime Bulbs You Can Start Growing Now

If you didn’t get your vegetable bulbs planted in the fall, don’t panic. There’s no time like the present to get things going for your organic garden. If the ground in your garden has thawed, or if you’re using planters, spring is the perfect time to sow the plants we’re discussing today because they will…

How to Winterize your Garden Part 1 

Despite winterizing their homes, cars, and boats, gardeners have never embraced the idea of winterizing their garden. As such, the coming winter does not mean that you should not have a healthy and nutrient rich garden. You just need to dedicate time and resource for a little work that will retain your garden’s health. Gardening…

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…

FOODSCAPING: THE ART OF CREATING AN EDIBLE LANDSCAPE

Landscaping has become part of every homestead. Getting home to a well-manicured landscape with beautiful and colorful flowers is quite therapeutic. But, how about getting home to an edible front yard landscape? Foodscaping is the art of developing edible landscapes that not only appeal to the eyes but also to your taste buds. However, most…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Organic Vegetables Harvest Tips (part 2)

Growing organic vegetables can be very rewarding and satisfying. Organic vegetables are grown without the use of pesticides or fertilizers. The gardener can use the type of vegetables they want to grow and also has complete control over the environment in which they are grown. The size of the garden can be custom made to…

ORGANIC GARDENING HARVEST TIPS PART 1

From the onset of your organic gardening journey, you look forward to bountiful harvests. But, rarely do gardeners think or even plan for harvest season. Most gardeners believe that harvest time is when the crops get to their desired size or when a certain season approaches. However, this is not always the case. You need…