Amazing Uses for Vinegar in Your Garden

Vinegar has a multitude of uses, including cooking, health, beauty and in the garden. Vinegar is an all-natural product that you should always have on hand, especially if you enjoy gardening. Not only is it easy to obtain, but vinegar…
Helping the Honey Bees

In addition to making delicious, multi-purpose honey, honey bees also pollinate one third of the food you eat. These hard-working flying insects provide 80 percent of our nation’s pollination service for vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Unfortunately, the honey bee…
DIY Organic Weed Killers

Weeds are the proverbial thorn in a gardener’s side. They sprout overnight and try to choke the life out of the planted crops. Stop those pesky weeds without chemicals or back-breaking weeding sessions with these DIY organic weed killers that…
Permaculture – What is it?

Permaculture is a new word for an old gardening practice. Permaculture gardening is a grouping of two or more growing life forms (plants and animals) that help sustain each other continuously. Everything living within the permaculture environment must provide benefits…
How to Grow Healthy Organic Potatoes

It’s the end of the year, and it’s holiday season, and potatoes are a favorite on the family dinner table. Baked, mashed, fried, julienned, or boiled, potatoes are versatile enough to be served every day (without complaints from the family,…
How to Grow Healthy Organic Pumpkins

The sight of bright orange pumpkins signal the start of the fall season across the country. But in order to have orange pumpkins (or any other color of pumpkin) in the fall, work must actually begin in spring. Choosing the…
Companion Planting for Beginners

Companion planting is not a new organic gardening concept, it’s a tried and true gardening method that has been used from the beginning. Companion planting is simply planting two or more plants near each other for mutual benefit. We see…
Crop Rotation Improves Soil Structure Naturally

Crop rotation is a simple and natural way to improve the structure of garden soil. Rotating the planting location of each vegetable every year will increase garden soil fertility, reduce instances of plant disease, reduce pest problems, prevent the depletion…
Starting an Organic Garden

Growing an organic garden is just as easy as growing any other type of garden, it’s just done without the use of chemicals. The term “organic gardening” is generally taken to mean planting and growing plants without the use of…