O-Garden Blog



Organic gardening is not just for hippies and homesteaders any more - everyone is learning how to grow vegetables organically whether it's in a container on their deck, or acres of prime farmland.

Find out here all about how to grow your very own organic produce, using sustainable methods, composting, natural fertilizers and raised beds, and have fun doing it.

Organic Gardening Blog
Jun 16, 2017

The Great San Marzano Tomato Experiment

The Great San Marzano Tomato Experiment - the great paste tomato caper...

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Jun 07, 2017

Top Ten Myths about Organic Garden Seeds - the real dirt

The Top Ten Myths about Organic Garden Seeds; get the real dirt about some nonsense and misconceptions...

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Jun 06, 2017

Nettle Tea; nutritious and health giving, for your garden

Making Nettle Tea is one way to use these plants that are otherwise classed as weeds; who would have guessed that they are so beneficial to your garden?

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Jun 04, 2017

DIY Compost Bin - use the K.I.S.S. principle

It's best to keep it simple. Here's a DIY Compost Bin that you'll use over and over again...

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Jun 03, 2017

Raised Garden - a low maintenance option

Build a Raised Garden right outside your kitchen door for fresh greens and herbs...

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Jun 02, 2017

Compost Activators - sluggish compost sometimes needs a boost

Use Compost Activators to give your sluggish compost a boost; compost starters can be surprisingly easy to find...

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Jun 01, 2017

Buy This Site - a website about organic gardening

Buy This Site and grow your own organic gardening business...

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May 31, 2017

How to Plant Tomatoes; tips and tricks for planting

How to Plant Tomatoes; follow these easy instructions for growing great tomatoes...

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May 29, 2017

How to Grow Tomatoes - organically

How to Grow Tomatoes - organically...

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May 27, 2017

Garden Pest Protection; keep your vegetables safe from critters

Keep your vegetables safe from critters; Garden Pest Protection tips...

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May 26, 2017

How to Kill Hornets - without pesticides

How to Kill Hornets without pesticides...

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May 24, 2017

How to Grow Potatoes - those fruits of the earth, spuds

How to Grow Potatoes; the nutritious, delicious fruits of the earth, spuds. If you grow anything at all, make sure there are a few potatoes in the garden too...

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May 22, 2017

Nitrogen Fixing Plants; leguminous nutrient gleaners

Some of the best Nitrogen Fixing Plants are in your garden right now, working in secret ways to add nutrients to your soil; the benefits of leguminous plants are that they produce their own nitrogen

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May 13, 2017

Liquid Organic Fertilizer - waste not, want not

Using Liquid Organic Fertilizer on your garden is one of the most sustainable practices you can imagine; you will never run out of this high nitrogen fertilizer

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May 11, 2017

History of Organic Farming - it's been a long time coming back around

History of Organic Farming; it has been a long time coming back around; it must be karma; be kind to the earth, use organic methods of growing vegetables and fruit

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May 06, 2017

Natural Fertilizer - using the best that nature has to offer

Natural Fertilizer; growing vegetables the organic way with eco friendly; choose wisely those fertilizers that are easy to find and transport in your area

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May 04, 2017

Red Clover - nitrogen fixing plant

Red Clover is one of the best nitrogen fixing plants; glean the precious nutrients right out of the air - it's almost magic...

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Apr 30, 2017

Alfalfa Pellets - slow release nutrients for a steady supply

Using Alfalfa Pellets provides a steady souce of nutrients to your vegetable plants in a slow release form; rich in nitrogen, they are cheap and easy to use

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Apr 25, 2017

Support your Tomatoes with this DIY Tomato Cage

Support your Tomatoes with this DIY Tomato Cage and other useful ideas...

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Apr 15, 2017

Wheelbarrow Buyers Guide - choose your perfect wheelbarrow

Use this Wheelbarrows Buyers Guide to choose your perfect wheelbarrow...

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Apr 07, 2017

How to Grow Micro Greens for a well deserved spring treat

How to Grow Micro Greens for a long awaited spring treat; if you're craving those first green sprouts for a salad or on sandwiches, this could be it...

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Mar 30, 2017

Worm Composting - utilize the lowly but mighty earthworm

Worm Composting makes nutrient rich natural fertilizer by harnessing the power of the might earthworm...

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Mar 26, 2017

Compost Ingredients; mix and match

Mix and match these Compost Ingredients for a balanced and fertile soil amendment and mulch...

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Mar 24, 2017

Fruit Tree Pruning - best techniques for more and better fruit

Learn about Fruit Tree Pruning; how to keep your tree in top production mode through thinning and disease control...

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Mar 24, 2017

Pruning an old Apple Tree and giving it a new life...

Giving an old tree new life - Pruning an Apple Tree...

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Mar 16, 2017

How to Grow Dill; one of the most fool proof of herbs

Learn How to Grow Dill and you'll never be without this great herb; aside from it's flavor for fish dishes and pickles it's also a valuable pollinator attractant...

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Mar 14, 2017

Sustainable Gardening E-Book - organic gardening made easy

Buy the Sustainable Gardening E-Book and learn how you can garden organically and pesticide free, easily and happily...

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Feb 28, 2017

Seed Planting - growing your own vegetables from seeds

Seed Planting is a time honored way of growing your own vegetables; don't worry, it's not that hard...

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Feb 24, 2017

Wood Ashes; alkaline soil sweetener for acid soils

Wood Ashes have some unique properties that are so useful in the organic garden; although they are sometimes spurned as a soil additive, their ability to neutralize acid soil is legendary...

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Feb 21, 2017

Buy E-Books; Organic and Sustainable Gardening, Backyard Chickens, Plant Pests

Buy my E-Books - learn all about organic gardening, raising backyard chickens and plant pests

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