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Organic Gardening: Getting Started

So you’ve decided that you want to start an organic garden… Now what? Well, the old saying “measure twice, cut once” is the way to go. Give it some thought, make a plan, and consider these tips before you really dig in: Stake it out You want to be able to physically see where your garden will be. Consider how ...
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Organic Gardening: A Series

What is organic gardening? Well, essentially, it means gardening without the use of synthetic soil or pesticides, in a natural, balanced environment. A key component in this process is the soil itself. Healthy soil is super important, so adding compost and raw materials (i.e. grass clippings) is crucial. Adding composted, organic manure (preferably from animals that haven’t been fed meat) …