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
Aug 16, 2017

Your Organic Gardening Adventures - share your story

What's your Organic Gardening Adventure? Have you battled a major pest, and won? Or grown a unique and difficult vegetable?

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Aug 16, 2017

Gardening for Wellness

Gardening for Wellness...

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Aug 09, 2017

Vegetable Garden Layout | Garden Design

Your Vegetable Garden Layout will depend on sun exposure and orientation, types of crops you want to grow and your climate; choose the layout that makes the most of your gardens sun exposure...

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Jul 24, 2017

Hatching Bantam Eggs; you choose - Mama Hen or Incubator

Hatching Bantam Eggs under a Mama Hen or in an incubator is a great little project; though they only take 21 days, the build up to hatching day is so exciting...

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Jul 21, 2017

Chicken Herbarium - sneaky ways to grow greens for chickens

Let your chickens eat greens without digging up the whole plant with a Chicken Herbarium; the roots will be protected but they can eat the nutritious greens of the top growth...

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Jul 10, 2017

Vermicomposting - let the worms do the work

Vermicomposting is using your noggin; let the worms do the heavy lifting in your compost and get black gold with very little effort

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Jul 09, 2017

Egg Hatching Troubleshooting Guide, for when it all goes horribly wrong

The Egg Hatching Troubleshooting Guide for when it all goes horribly wrong; find out what to do and what not to do when hatching eggs...

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Jul 03, 2017

Saving Vegetable Garden Seed; storage tips and advice

Saving Vegetable Garden Seed can save a bundle of money; learn how to store seeds for next year, without losing them to mold, vermin or low germination...

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Jun 30, 2017

How to Grow Carrots - everyones favorite root vegetable

How to Grow Carrots organically; learn how to produce the sweetest, crunchiest root vegetables in your organic garden; for nutrition the carrot can't be beaten...

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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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