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
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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Feb 20, 2017

How to Grow Spinach - delicious and nutritious greens

There are a few tricks and tips on How to Grow Spinach; although it's an easy crop to grow, it does have a few quirks...

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Feb 15, 2017

Companion Planting - mysterious plant affiliations for best growth

Companion Planting is a mystical growth enhancer; why would planting certain crops together have this beneficial effect?

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Feb 12, 2017

How to Grow Broccoli - the cancer fighting crucifer

How to Grow Broccoli; the best cancer fighting crucifer in your organic garden; learn the best methods for the healthiest plants...

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Feb 10, 2017

Urban Farming; the art of vegetable production in cities and towns

Urban Farming is a way for city dwellers to get their hands dirty too; why should people in small towns and farm country have all the fun?

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Feb 08, 2017

Broody Bantam Hen - put that maternal instinct to work

Putting a Broody Bantam Hen to work is one of the best ways to raise more backyard chickens; they do all the work for you, hatching, mothering and adopting more chicks...

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Feb 06, 2017

Spiral Garden - mystical, intuitive garden designs

A Spiral Garden adds a mystical and intuitive design to your organic garden; for herbs, a bee garden, vegetables or flowers; try using this intuitive design in your garden...

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Feb 05, 2017

Plant Pests E-book - learn about natural methods of biological pest control

Buy the Plant Pests E-Book here; biological pest control, natural insect repellents to have a poison free garden...

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Jan 31, 2017

Tree Pruning Tools - sharp is better

Use the sharpest Tree Pruning Tools you can find for less damage to the tree, and quicker healing...

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Jan 25, 2017

Backyard Chickens in your own garden; raise the home poultry flock

Raising Backyard Chickens is amusing, interesting and intriguing; these birds have such character and survival traits...

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Jan 25, 2017

Why Do My Chickens Have Scaly Legs?

Why Do My Chickens Have Scaly Legs? What's going on?

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Jan 25, 2017

Bantam Roosters; funny little chickens with small man syndrome

Bantam Roosters are such funny little birds; they all have small man syndrome, but they are such characters you can forgive them for their big attitudes...

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Jan 19, 2017

How to Grow Lettuce - tender, buttery greens for early spring enjoyment

How to Grow Lettuce; if you're like me, that yearning for early spring greens can send you over the edge; start some lettuce and other greens early to combat the cravings...

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Jan 17, 2017

Growing Vegetables in Pots - container gardening

Growing Vegetables in Pots - start container gardening, save space...

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Jan 13, 2017

Out in the O-Garden Newsletter January 2017

Out in the O-Garden Newsletter January 2017

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Jan 11, 2017

Dragon Fly Life Cycle - part aquatic, part flight

The Dragon Fly Life Cycle - part aquatic, part aerobatic - you would never know that these two things are related...

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Jan 09, 2017

Bio-diversity - the intricate web of life in an organic garden

Bio-diversity; the intricate web of life in an organic garden; you don't have to choose between bugs and plant life, it's all good; the more the merrier...

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Jan 06, 2017

How to Grow Cauliflower; another great brassica for the organic garden

How to Grow Cauliflower; if you're up for a bit of a challenge, this brassica is not as easy to grow as broccoli or cabbage, even though it's closely related...

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Jan 05, 2017

Alsike Clover - leguminous cover crop extraordinare

Alsike Clover; leguminous cover crop for erosion control, beneficial insect attractant, and honey producer...

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