Growing Organic Vegetables

Growing organic vegetables for your own use is both fun and healthy.

See Also:
Vegetable Index
Crop Rotation
Intercropping
Insectary Plants
Compost
Organic Fertilizers
Planting Seeds
Transplanting
Vegetable Seeds
Vegetable Seeds eStore

Everything You Need to Know to Grow Vegetables Organically

With your own organic vegetable garden, you can finally take back control over what is going into your body and have fun doing it. Growing vegetables 'now' will place you way ahead of the coming organic garden revolution.

I've compiled organic gardening information "Growing Fact Sheets" for most of the commonly grown home vegetables in gardens throughout the world. I will be adding additional"Growing Fact Sheets" over time. Use this index to find the vegetable you want to grow in your organic garden.

Why Growing Your Own Organic Vegetables is Important

  • Very few of us know where the vegetables in our supermarkets come from. Are they safe? Were the vegetables exposed to pesticides and herbicides?
  • The increasing cost of fuel will increase the cost of vegetables due to higher shipping and farming costs.
  • Will we trust Mega corporations to feed us safely and nutritionally in the future?
  • When we buy Organic products in the market – are they really organic?

Growing Organic Vegetables Index

The Organic Gardening Vegetable Index is classified based on use and botany (crop type). Each index contains a vegetable Organic Gardening Fact Sheet that provides seed information, notes, harvest information, cultural diseases, insect pests, and a few varieties available. The Organic Gardening Fact Sheet will help you understand and grow that particular vegetable.

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Organic Vegetable Cultivation: Need of Today, Demand of Yesterday 
Organic cultivation of vegetable crops have immense importance in coming era. Use of chemically based fertilizers and other amendments leave poisonous …

My tip for growing good carrots 
Carrots love coffee grounds. Sprinkle used coffee grounds over areas where carrots are growing. Let the grounds settle into the soil. I learned this …

An exciting new course on The Organic Garden 
Stephanie Donaldson, Gardens Editor of Country Living Magazine, is one of the world's experts on organic gardening. We're delighted that she's one of …

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Vegetable Seed and Plant Resources:

Organic Gardening Information eStore

Organic Gardening Information eStore

Gurney's Seed

Gurney's Seed and Nursery provides you with fruits, vegetables and flowers since 1820. They have been around a long time! They have many very good planting and care guides. Check out the wide variety of vegetable seeds at their website.
Native Seeds/SEARCH Native Seeds/SEARCH conserves, distributes and documents the adapted and diverse varieties of agronomical seeds, their wild ancestors and the role these seeds play in cultures of the American Southwest. They promote the use of these ancient crops and their wild ancestors by gathering, preserving, and distributing their seeds to gardening and Farming communities.
Bountiful Gardens Bountiful Gardens provides seeds that are untreated, open-pollinated and non-GMO of heirloom quality for vegetables, herbs, flowers, grains, green manures, and compost and carbon crops. They are able to offer numerous varieties as Certified Organic, Biointensive, Natural or Grow BiointensiveTM sustainable seed.

More vegetable seed souces here:


Important vegetable seed resource site! Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada - This is a wonderful charitable organization dedicated to the health and vitality of the earth through the preservation and promotion of heritage seeds. They are committed to maintaining, evaluating and keeping records for all the edible, medicinal and useful crops that can be grown in Canada. This would be a great resource site for organic gardeners in similar U.S. climates.


Everything you ever wanted to know about Rhubarb. Savor The Rhubarb is a guide to harvesting a healthy Rhubarb garden and learning how to prepare and serve great Rhubarb dishes.


Daniel Boone Regional Library has great online information and resources on sustainable organic gardening and farming.



Additional topics for growing organic vegetables