Articles about organic gardening


Top Organic Vegetable Gardening Challenges and How to Overcome Them - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 04/08/2018

The perfect garden — free of all pests, weeds and weather surprises — does not exist. Nor does the perfect place to garden, because every climate is friendly to some crops and...

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Organizing Your Gardening Life | Best Apps | joe gardener®

Last updated: 04/07/2018

The Day One app is a favorite for keeping my garden journal.   Journaling is cathartic – a way to capture my joy of gardening. I note frost dates, expenses, pruning notes, pest...

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Your organic garden in April

Last updated: 04/07/2018

Shop Your organic garden in April April is when the growing season really starts to get going, Birdsong, spring blossom and sunshine lift the heart. There are seeds to sow and...

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Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds: Serving Petaluma and Beyond - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 04/06/2018

Even if you are only dabbling in vegetable gardening, stepping into the Petaluma branch of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds is bliss. Not only do they have over 1,800 varieties of...

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Growing Marijuana in a Polyculture Environment - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 04/06/2018

InWhat's Wrong with My Marijuana Plant?: A Cannabis Grower's Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies (Ten Speed Press, 2017) authors David Deardorff and Kathryn...

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The Organisms in Your Compost - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 04/05/2018

Compost City (Roost Books, 2015) by Rebecca Louie is a comprehensive and complete guide to creating and using your own compost in a small living space. Louie helps you find ways...

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5 Garden Myths - Organic Gardening - Mother Earth News

Last updated: 04/04/2018

The most effective way to water is to fully drench the soil at planting time. Don’t water again until the soil starts to dry out.Photo by Getty Images/Amenic181 Soil pH levels...

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Clever Ways to Use Food Scraps - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 03/03/2018

The worst part about grocery shopping is when you hand over your credit card — food is expensive! What makes it worse is we don’t eat everything we buy. There are leftovers that...

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No-Till for Growers - Realising the Promise of Soil Health in Organic Horticulture - Indie Farmer

Last updated: 02/25/2018

But how do we make this a reality on our organic horticulture operations? Apart from the standard “go no-till” mantra – which isn’t that useful – and is kind of implied...

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Thinking of becoming a grower? Here are 5 reasons why you should

Last updated: 02/22/2018

My first job as a seasonal grower was at the Community Farm, just south of Bristol, and I absolutely loved it. I wanted to share my experience, so that anyone interested in a...

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How to Start Seeds Indoors for Gardening | The joe gardener Podcast | joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro

Last updated: 02/09/2018

Have you considered starting plants from seed like tomatoes, eggplants, lettuce, and herbs but worried that it was too hard and that you would kill them before they even get...

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How to Start Vegetable Seed From Scratch - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 02/03/2018

Learn how to start vegetable seed and grow your own vegetables while saving money on seeds and plants. The following specific seeds are a good starting point when growing your...

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