Information About Organic Gardens

Sustainable gardening means learning how to create an organic garden that thrives. Within these gardens nature takes care of everything, from organic weed and pest control to organic soil enhancement. You can find these organic gardening ideas and more in the pages that follow. Everything from how to grow organic garden plants to maintaining a chemical free environment will be explained in an easy-to-understand fashion. So get started now and enjoy the benefits of sustainable gardening with our organic gardening ideas and tips.

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Sustainable Victory Garden: Planting A Garden For Climate Change

By Laura Miller

Reducing our carbon footprint is one way to slow the progression of climate change. The Climate Victory Garden initiative is another. Learn more here.

Plants That Fight Fleas And Ticks – Natural Flea Remedy

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Warmer weather means tick and flea season, but there are plenty of plants, maybe right in your garden, that repel fleas and ticks. Learn more here.

Using Sustainable Methods: How To Achieve A Kinder Garden Approach

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

While the use of spray treatments can be helpful in gardens, more people are shifting toward a kinder, gentler gardening approach. Learn more here.

What Is Regenerative Agriculture – Learn About Regenerative Agriculture

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Into sustainable gardening? Learn about regenerative agriculture and how it contributes to a healthier food supply and decreased CO2 in this article.

Earth Conscious Gardening Ideas: How To Make Your Garden Earth Friendly

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Lots of people are looking for ways to join in on green gardening trends. Environmentally friendly gardens start with a conscious decision to go back to natural ways of maintaining your landscape. For some earth conscious gardening ideas and tips, click here.

DIY Plant Collar Ideas: Making A Plant Collar For Pests

By Amy Grant

Every gardener has experienced some sort of problem regarding transplanting young seedlings, from bad weather conditions to annoying pests. Although not much can be done about the weather, seedlings can be protected by using a plant collar. Click here for more info.

Is Organic Better – Learn About Organic Plants Vs. Non-Organic Plants

By Liz Baessler

Organic foods are taking the world by storm. But what does organic mean, exactly? And how do organic and non-organic foods differ? Click here to learn more about whether you should buy and grow organic or non-organic plants.

Cardboard Garden Ideas – Tips On Reusing Cardboard For The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you have recently moved, there is something fun you can do with all those cardboard boxes besides fill up your recycle bin. Reusing cardboard for the garden provides compostable material, kills pesky weeds and help you get a new bed ready quickly. Learn more here.

Natural Pest Repellent: Do Hot Peppers Deter Pests In The Garden

By Amy Grant

We all know that pepper spray repels the bad guys, right? So it isn't necessarily a stretch to think that you could repel insect pests with hot peppers. This article provides additional information, including a DIY homemade natural pest repellant using hot peppers.

Jojoba Garden Uses – Tips On Using Jojoba Oil In The Garden

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer

Horticultural oils include mineral oil and other petroleum derivatives as well as plant-derived oils accepted in organic farming and gardening. Jojoba oil is a natural, plant-based horticultural oil. Learn more about jojoba pesticide in this article.

Push-Pull Pest Control – Learn About Using Push-Pull In Gardens

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Because of the harmful effects from chemical pesticides, farmers and gardeners all over the world have been implementing newer, safer pest control methods. One such method is push-pull technology. Click here to learn more about how push-pull works.

Eco-Friendly Insect Spray: Using Natural Pest Control Sprays In The Garden

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Eco-friendly practices can sometimes leave ourselves, our loved ones, or our gardens vulnerable to harmful pests. Click this article to learn about using and making effective environmentally friendly bug sprays for people and plants.

Tree Guild Permaculture – How To Plant A Tree Guild

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Creating a tree guild provides a natural, self-sustaining, useful landscape that encompasses several plant species, each with its own purpose and benefit to the others. What is a tree guild? Use the information in this article to learn more.

What Are Organic Pesticides And Are Organic Pesticides Safe To Use

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Organic pesticides are a safer alternative to chemical formulas, but even these need to be used with caution. What are organic pesticides and are organic pesticides safe? Learn more in this article. Click here to learn more.

Fertilizer That Is Pet Friendly: Pet Safe Fertilizer For Lawns And Gardens

By Jackie Carroll

Your pets depend on you to keep them safe both indoors and out. That includes using fertilizer that is pet friendly. This article provides information on types of fertilizer safe for your pets.

Cornmeal As Weed Killer And Pest Control: How To Use Cornmeal Gluten In The Garden

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Cornmeal gluten is known as a natural substitute for chemical pre-emergent herbicides. Using this cornmeal as weed killer is a great way to eradicate weeds without the threat of toxic chemicals. Learn more here.

Salt Recipe For Weeds – How To Use Salt To Kill Weeds

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

While there are many different chemical sprays to combat weeds, some of these can be dangerous. So consider using salt to kill weeds. Learn more about killing weeds with salt in this article.

What Is A Biofungicide: Information On Using Biofungicides In Gardens

By Amy Grant

A newer method for controlling disease amidst greenhouse and other commercial crops is called soil biofungicide. What is a biofungicide and how do biofungicides work? Learn more here.

Sugar On Weeds: Using Sugar To Kill Weeds In Lawn And Gardens

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you're searching for a pet and child-friendly method of weed control, you'll find a surprising ingredient right in your kitchen cupboards: sugar! Learn more about sugar weed control in this article.

Information On The Biointensive Planting Method

By Kathee Mierzejewski

For better soil quality and space saving in the garden, consider biointensive gardening. Read this article for more information on how to grow a biointensive garden. Click here to get started.

Natural Home Pesticides: Organic Garden Pest Control

By Heather Rhoades

Organic garden pest control is on the minds of many gardeners these days. Take a look at some natural insect repellents you can make for the garden in this article. Read here for more info.

Homemade Pet Friendly Weed Killer

By Heather Rhoades

Your pets are as much a part of your life as your garden is and you want to make sure they can enjoy your garden without it making them sick. This article has some pet friendly options for weeds.

Weed It and Reap: How To Weed Your Garden Naturally

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

For the sake of the environment - and your pocketbook - herbicides should always be a last resort when all else fails. Learn about controlling weeds without chemicals in this article. Click here for more information.

What Is A Permaculture Garden: The Essence Of Permaculture Gardening

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Permaculture combines the best of wildlife gardening, edible landscaping, and native plants into one low-maintenance, productive ecosystem. Learn more here.

Natural Pest Control In An Organic Garden

By Kat Yares

Walk into any garden store and you will find tons of chemicals to control pests in the garden. You can spend hundreds of dollars on these products. What works and what doesn't? Read here to learn more.

How To Easily & Organically Improve Your Clay Soil

By Heather Rhoades

If you live in an area that is plagued by clay soil, you know how that feels. If the soil was better, the task of digging would not be nearly so hard either. Learn how to improve clay soil in this article.

What Is An Organic Garden: Information On Growing Organic Gardens

By Kat Yares

Just what is organic gardening and how can it be beneficial to you? Keep reading this article to find out exactly what makes an organic garden and how you can grow one yourself.

Organic Gardening Supplies: Basic Tools For Organic Gardens

By Kat Yares

Organic gardening doesn't require any different tools than a traditional garden. The difference lies in what products you use for fertilizer, pest and weed control. Read more in this article.

Designing Organic Gardens: The Ultimate Organic Gardening Book

By Kat Yares

Some understand the concepts behind organic gardens; others not so much. The problem for many is not knowing where to start or where to find reliable information. This article can help with that.

Organic Garden Soil: The Importance Of Soil For An Organic Garden

By Kat Yares

A successful organic garden is dependent upon the quality of the soil. This article has ideas to help you provide the nutrients your soil needs for an abundant harvest. Click here to learn more.

Planning Guide For Organic Gardens: Ten Tips For Organic Gardening

By Kat Yares

A healthy organic garden is easy to accomplish if you know the basics of gardening. It takes only a bit more effort to grow organic. Read here for tips to get your organic garden off to the right start.

How To Grow An Organic Garden

By Kat Yares

Nothing compares to the plants grown in an organic garden. Nearly anything can be organically grown in the home garden. Read this article for more information on creating organic gardens.

Five Benefits Of Growing An Organic Garden

By Kat Yares

No matter where you go today, people are talking about organic foods. So what exactly are the benefits of growing an organic garden? Continue to read this article to learn more.

Compost Gardening: Making Compost For Your Organic Garden

By Kat Yares

Where do you get compost? You can purchase it through your local garden center, or you can set up your own compost bin and make it yourself for little or no cost at all. Learn more in this article.

Indoor Organic Gardening

By Kat Yares

Indoor organic gardening in containers allows you to grow nearly anything your heart desires. Learn more about how to grow plants organically indoors by reading this article.

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