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How to Use the Avoidance Tactics for Pests and Diseases in your Organic Garden

How to Use the Avoidance Tactics for Pests and Diseases in your Organic Garden

You can break the cycle of soil-borne diseases by avoiding replanting in the same area. Bush fruit will need to be renewed after a period of years (decided chiefly by observing how your bushes are looking and how much fruit they are still producing). Plant your new bushes in a new bed in a different […]

How to Sow Indoors in your Organic Garden

How to Sow Indoors in your Organic Garden

With sowing indoors you are much more in control of the growing conditions but that means the seedlings are much more dependent on you. Hygiene is important so make sure the trays are clean. Ideally they should be cleaned before putting them away the previous year, and then washed before use with a citrus-based disinfectant. […]

How to Make a Good Compost Heap in an Organic Garden

How to Make a Good Compost Heap in an Organic Garden

The compost bin is at the heart of the organic garden. Every garden should have one, no matter how small the area. As you will see, you could even have a worm bin in the kitchen.  There is great mystique attached to the making of compost and the composting process is complex, however, what you […]

How to Warm up the Soil to Sow Outdoors in your Organic Garden

How to Warm up the Soil to Sow Outdoors in your Organic Garden

Warming up the soil Having selected the seeds to be sown outdoors, the major mistakes to be avoided are sowing too early, too deep and too thickly. Trying to steal a march on nature may only result in the waste of precious seed as it rots in the cold damp ground. Nature usually catches up […]

How to Control Weeds in your Organic Garden

How to Control Weeds in your Organic Garden

Competition from weeds will shade out, smother or starve your young plants. Your most useful tool is the hoe. Hoe in dry conditions as you will be more likely to kill the weeds and this will create a thin dust mulch on the surface that, paradoxically, will prevent the soil from drying out. Hoe the […]

How to Deal with Pests and Disease Problems in your Organic Garden

How to Deal with Pests and Disease Problems in your Organic Garden

After all your preparation, care and attention, you’ll want to make sure that you, rather than the pests, get the benefit. Tackling pest and disease problems is always assumed to be the great bugbear of organic gardening but, if your garden is properly managed, you should have fewer problems than in the non organic garden. […]

How to Do Crop Rotations in your Organic Garden

How to Do Crop Rotations in your Organic Garden

Crop rotation is one of the most important ways in which organic gardeners can maintain the health of their land and plants and, therefore, an essential part of annual planning. It simply means growing the same group of crops in a different bed each year. Vegetables can be divided into four or five main groups. […]

How to Start an Organic Garden

How to Start an Organic Garden

Everyone wants to grow some plants in their own garden at their home itself. It gives them happiness and self satisfaction. They want to spend their leisure time mostly in garden. They feel very happy while working in their garden. If it is an organic garden, then it will be a better place to grow […]