Articles about organic gardening


No-Till Gardening: An Easier Way to Grow - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 04/20/2018

Tilling soil is supposed to improve soil structure, but consider the myriad of soil life that is disrupted every time we till. If we avoid tilling, soil organisms can thrive undist

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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 see

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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 heirlo

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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 Wadsw

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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 to

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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 c

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Dealing With Aphids: Pest Control Tips & How to Protect Your Plants - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Last updated: 03/05/2018

Squash and remove: Squash aphids by hand, or nip off and destroy clusters at shoot tips. Pinch out the tips of fava beans once the first pods appear to make the plants less attract

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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 tha

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