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Nov 28, 2015

Essential Gardening Tools

Using essential gardening tools is important to me, because I'm a TOTAL advocate of Grow Biointensive (the method) gardening and that's what I practice in my garden. If you want to grow 4 to 6 times more food in the same space as chemical gardening or even conventional organic gardening, then Grow Biointensive is a method that is something you should learn and practice.

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Nov 27, 2015

Growing Bunching Onions

Although growing Bunching Onions can be grown as annuals, you can leave a few plants in your organic garden to allow offshoots to develop for dividing the following year.

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Nov 26, 2015

Why organic gardening is a smart, healthy choice

There is never a bad time to think through our habits and why we have them. Now is as good a time as any to consider going organic.

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Nov 25, 2015

Measure Garden-Soil Compaction With a Carrot Test

Sometimes, carrots curl around each other because you didn't thin the crop sufficiently. But splitting, gnarled carrots that aren't closely intertwined are generally a sign that your soil is either compacted or is full of pebbles and rocks.

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Nov 24, 2015

Intercropping

Intercropping allows for greater plant diversity, which reduces pests

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Nov 24, 2015

MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING, 5TH EDITION

An information-packed beginner's guide article will help you discover the joys of gardening, including everything from instructions on building the soil to a list of beginner-friendly crops to grow and harvest. Other articles cover how to make your own compost, improve your soil, build your own mini greenhouses, and keep chickens in your garden.

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Nov 16, 2015

Fertilizing Garden Beds

Fertilizing garden beds is the important process of adding compost and organic fertilizers.

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Nov 14, 2015

Manure Fertilizer

Manure fertilizer has the advantage of adding a balanced set of nutrients to your soil...

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Nov 13, 2015

Organic gardening: facts and fiction

An important topic of interest to home gardeners is organic gardening. Many people have a desire to ‘get back to nature’. However, there exist many misconceptions on organic gardening.

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Nov 12, 2015

Growing Arugula and Turnips for the Table

Crisp arugula and mild Japanese turnips make a top-notch pairing in kitchen and garden.

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Nov 11, 2015

Beautiful Vegetable Portraits

Beautiful Vegetable Portraits: Lynn Karlin’s Pedestal Series

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Nov 10, 2015

Homestead Uses for Mylar Blankets

The metallic emergency blankets that come with first-aid kits can be used as reflective mulch in the garden.

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Nov 09, 2015

Saving Common Bean Seeds

Common beans vary greatly in their color, shape, size, and pattern.

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Nov 04, 2015

Saving Seeds from Sweet Corn

Corn kernels vary in color, shape, and size. The various kernel types have different uses...

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Nov 03, 2015

Saving Carrot Seeds

In areas where winter temperatures are too cold or too warm for in-ground vernalization, carrots can be layered in wood shavings and vernalized in cold storage...

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Nov 03, 2015

Soil Microorganisms

Soil microorganisms help keep your soil healthy, decompose organic matter, replenish soil nutrients, forms humus, promote root growth, increase nutrient uptake.

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Oct 28, 2015

Organic Gardening eStore

This Organic Gardening eStore eliminates the daunting experience searching for organic gardening items, such as compost products or gardening tools or vegetable seeds.

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Oct 23, 2015

Planting an Herb Garden

Whether you are a lifelong gardener or just starting out, planting a herb garden is an easy way to get the most out of your space and plants. A herb garden can be any size, from a couple of potted plants on your kitchen window to an acre of rambling bushes.

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Oct 23, 2015

Severe hunger ravages South Sudan

Aid groups face deep challenges in the country: the UN appeal for 2015 is only 55 percent funded.

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Oct 19, 2015

Extralong Germinating Seeds

Extralong germinating seeds are planted on or within 7 days of the New Moon.

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Oct 19, 2015

Long Germinating Seeds

Long germinating seeds are planted on or within 7 days of the Full Moon.

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Oct 19, 2015

Short Germinating Seeds

Short Germinating Seeds are planted on or within 7 days of the New Moon.

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Oct 19, 2015

Transplanting by the Moon

Transplanting by the moon is a great way to ensure the success of your new plants.

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Oct 12, 2015

Eat Healthy and Be Fit

Eating a healthy diet is an vital part of maintaining good health that helps you feel the best..Having more fruits and vegetables gives vitamins and minerals

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Dec 02, 2013

Selection of Insect Control Tactic - Step 4

Selection of insect control tactic is important in the organic pest management approach.

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Nov 20, 2013

Organic Pest Control

Organic pest control is observing and giving attention to your total garden system to reduce pest damage.

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Nov 19, 2013

Using Compost

It’s the beginning of your growing season and now you can begin using compost you created last year.

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Nov 19, 2013

Compost Maintenance

In General, compost maintenance depends on the type of compost method you are implementing.

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Nov 19, 2013

Making Compost

Keep a laid-back approach to making compost, because it involves no turning, no special decomposition additives, and low labor input.

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Nov 19, 2013

Selecting your Compost Location

Selecting your compost location for proper composting is important. Above all, choose a compost location that is easy to get to and convenient.

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Nov 19, 2013

Increasing Organic Matter

Increasing organic matter may be the most important part of your organic gardening, because organic matter produces humus.

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Nov 19, 2013

Compost Requirements

There are seven main compost requirements needed for really great compost decomposition - compost size, air, moisture, fragment size, green matter, dry matter, and heat.

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Nov 19, 2013

Organic Soil Testing

Organic soil testing takes the guesswork out of organic gardening, and it saves money, time and effort.

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Nov 18, 2013

Vegetable Nutrient Relationship - Crop Rotation

Understanding the vegetable nutrient relationship between your vegetables and your soil is an important aspect of organic gardening crop rotation.

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Nov 18, 2013

Organic Gardening Compost Benefits

What’s amazing about compost is that it’s simple to create, maintain, and use, yet these compost benefits just scratch the surface.

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Nov 18, 2013

Organic Garden Soil Fertility

Organic soil fertility in your organic garden is based on the principle "feed the soil not the plant."

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Nov 18, 2013

Understanding Soil Amendments

Soil Amendments are materials that are added to the soil to improve soil health and plant growth.

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Nov 18, 2013

Watering Garden Beds

Watering garden beds and flats must emulate rainfall as much as possible.

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Nov 18, 2013

Planting Garden Beds

Planting garden beds using the Biointensive method maximizes space, while creating a living-mulch, which restricts weed growth, retains soil moisture, and creates a microclimate under the leaves.

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Nov 18, 2013

Preparing Garden Beds

Preparing Garden Beds is straight forward, and once you get the basics down they're very easy to maintain.

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Nov 18, 2013

Vegetable Garden Beds

Vegetable garden beds are more productive, because they conserve space, water, and fertilizers inputs.

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Nov 16, 2013

Promote Soil Health

It’s important for long-term soil health and management to know what the soil fertility is in your soil.

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Nov 16, 2013

Your Soil Health

Organic gardening soil health is the most important aspect of your garden

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Nov 16, 2013

Vegetable Gardening Tools

Vegetable gardening tools are bulk-produced for sale and easily attained at your local home improvement and garden center.

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Nov 16, 2013

Essential Gardening Tools

Essential gardening tools are a part of successful organic gardening.

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Nov 16, 2013

Organic Gardening Vegetable Index

The vegetable index is classified based on use and crop type. Each vegetable contains an Organic Gardening Fact Sheet with growing and cultural information on that particular vegetable

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Nov 16, 2013

Organic Gardening Compost

Organic gardening compost is food for your soil - supplying and replenishing all the important nutrients that your soil needs for healthy crop growth and increase insect pest resistance.

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Nov 14, 2013

Organic Vegetable Seeds

You will find open pollinated and heirloom varieties in my Organic Vegetable Seeds Store. I would avoid hybrid varieties completely.

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Nov 12, 2013

Free Organic Gardening Information eBooks

Now you can take OrganicGardenInfo's valuable Free Organic Gardening Information eBooks with you.

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