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Organic Farming (© val'sphotos)
Organic Farming (© val'sphotos)
Organic Farming (© val'sphotos)

What Future Do You Envision for Organic Farming?

Right now, the phrase “organic farming” is kind of a buzz word that calls to mind a lot of positive images. Cleaner food, a healthier environment and better food farming practices are just a few of the images that c...
 
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Know and Control Garden Pests
Know and Control Garden Pests
Know and Control Garden Pests

Know and Control Garden Pests

In any garden, harmful pest is ever present and can be found chewing on plants even in the healthiest garden. To come up with an effective control, we need to identify these pests and some of top garden pest you should know are...
 
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Transplant Seedlings In Your Garden
Transplant Seedlings In Your Garden
Transplant Seedlings In Your Garden

Transplant Seedlings In Your Garden

Why go through the process of growing seedlings for transplanting? Well, for one, starting your garden by growing transplant seedlings gives you a head start to a better garden. You give your growing plant enough time to prepar...

 
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Why We Need To Go Organic
Why We Need To Go Organic
Why We Need To Go Organic

Why We Need To Go Organic

A healthy diet involves getting the most nutritional value out of the food we eat. It is not just a simple matter of getting rid of junk foods from our eating habit. The truth is that you are what you eat and all the more reaso...
 
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Practicing Food Safety In Your Garden
Practicing Food Safety In Your Garden
Practicing Food Safety In Your Garden

Practicing Food Safety In Your Garden

Garden fruits and vegetables if not managed well can be carriers of pathogens that can cause foodborne illnesses which can be fatal. Harmful bacteria like E. coli and Salmonella may be present in the soil where the crops are gr...
 
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Making A Lasagna Gardening Bed
Making A Lasagna Gardening Bed
Making A Lasagna Gardening Bed

Making A Lasagna Gardening Bed

Why lasagna gardening bed for your garden?  Well, simply because there is less effort in making one! You do not have to work on the substrate. No tilling or double digging is required. Existing weeds will not be much of a probl...

 
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Growing Nutritious Microgreens
Growing Nutritious Microgreens
Growing Nutritious Microgreens

Growing Nutritious Microgreens

Microgreens are basically veggies or herbs that are harvested at a very young age. They are the second stage of plants’ progress and are allowed to grow until the first true leaves start to develop. Microgreens are very easy to...
 
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High Fiber Composting In Your Garden
High Fiber Composting In Your Garden
High Fiber Composting In Your Garden

High Fiber Composting In Your Garden

If you are a gardener and plan on making your own compost, but not lucky to have the time and the energy to go out every day to check the temperature and turn the mix, then high fiber composting is for you. It is fast becoming ...
 
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Attracting Helpful Bugs To Your Garden
Attracting Helpful Bugs To Your Garden
Attracting Helpful Bugs To Your Garden

Attracting Helpful Bugs To Your Garden

A mixture of good and bad insects can be found in a balance garden.  Every spring bad insect like aphids would start moving in on gardens and at a weeks’ time they would double in numbers. Then the next day, band of lady beetle...

 
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Why Build Your Own Square Foot Garden?
Why Build Your Own Square Foot Garden?
Why Build Your Own Square Foot Garden?

Why Build Your Own Square Foot Garden?

For a neophyte gardener, a square foot garden is an ideal way to start. It’s simple and you don’t need to be a carpenter to build one. Working on this type of garden is a great way to learn how to grow and harvest a succession ...