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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
Jul 16, 2018

Bee Friendly Gardening Tips

Tips to Make Your Garden Bee Friendly...

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Jul 13, 2018

Best Flowers for a Vegetable Garden - plant these beauties

Choose from these Best Flowers for your Vegetable Garden, and attract pollinators, add beauty and repel pests...

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Jul 09, 2018

Alfalfa Facts - interesting information about this valuable legume

Learn some Alfalfa Facts; what is this valuable leguminous cover crop? How to add the nutrients from alfalfa to your garden...

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Jul 08, 2018

Garden Bugs - pests, predators & prey insects

Garden Bugs in your organic garden can be either good or bad; sometimes they're both. Find out about the insects in your garden

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Jul 07, 2018

Organic Gardening Compost - what goes in it; how does it work?

Organic Gardening Compost; how to build it, how to nurture it, and what goes in it; start today, and have a continuous supply of black gold for your garden...

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Jul 03, 2018

10 Best High Nitrogen Natural Fertilizers - choose yours here

10 Best High Nitrogen Natural Fertilizers for your organic garden; choose wisely from some of these options

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Jul 02, 2018

Organic Garden Tour - this is what's happening in the garden in July

This is what's happening in the Organic Garden in July - come on the tour and visit me here in the sustainable, no pesticide garden...

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Jun 28, 2018

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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Jun 27, 2018

Hugelkultur; The Hill or Mound Growing Method

Hugelkultur has been around for a long time; using larger branches and logs for a base, it's similar to lasagna gardening or sheet composting...

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Jun 24, 2018

Root Cellar Gallery - store your precious crops...

Store your precious crops - the Root Cellar Gallery...

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Jun 23, 2018

Planting Seed Potatoes - growing potatoes

Growing Potatoes - Planting Seed Potatoes

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Jun 22, 2018

Support your Tomatoes with this DIY Tomato Cage

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

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Jun 21, 2018

Mulch Comparisons - find the best mulching material

Find the best Mulching Materials - Mulch Comparisons...

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Jun 20, 2018

How to Grow Kale - cool season greens

How to Grow Kale; some of the best cool season greens, great for extending the season in spring and fall...

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Jun 19, 2018

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 17, 2018

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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Jun 15, 2018

Dowsing Eggs; an old time method of testing for the gender

Dowsing Eggs is an interesting technique for checking the gender of your chicks, while they're still in the egg; learn how to do this, and check for yourself...

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Jun 13, 2018

Chicken Coops; a customized home for your birds

Building Chicken Coops for your precious birds can be the most fun, and the most stressful; how do you provide the right accomodations for your backyard chickens?

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Jun 12, 2018

Make Compost Tea - safe fertilizer to make at home

Make Compost Tea cheaply and easily; a source of valuable nutrients for your garden...

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Jun 11, 2018

Biochar - natures carbon sequestration technique

Biochar is natures way of sequestering carbon to keep it out of the atmosphere; learn how to make your own

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Jun 10, 2018

How to Grow Tomatoes - organically

How to Grow Tomatoes - organically...

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Jun 09, 2018

The Market Gardener; by Jean-Martin Fortier

If you're thinking of starting a market garden or small scale organic farming, this is the book to have...

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Jun 08, 2018

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

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

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Jun 07, 2018

Tree Pruning Techniques for productive fruit trees

These Tree Pruning Techniques are easy to master; make your fruit trees productive and healthy...

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Jun 07, 2018

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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Jun 06, 2018

Egg Hatching Troubleshooting Guide - 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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Jun 05, 2018

Collecting Eggs for Hatching; the right way to prepare for incubation

Collecting Eggs for Hatching requires quick action to get them before the hens step all over them, and careful preparation before incubating them...

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Jun 04, 2018

Permaculture; a symbiotic synergy of organic garden design

Permaculture is a symbiotic synergy of organically growing vegetables; every task, every function is related to every other task and function...

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Jun 03, 2018

Composting Instructions - best, easiest and most reliable compost

Find out here with these Composting Instructions the easiest and most reliable way to make compost; precious black gold is within reach...

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Jun 02, 2018

Best Garden Tools - choose your favorite

Choose your favorite of these Best Garden Tools; arm yourself with the best tools for the job...

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