Organic Farming & Gardening

Organic Gardening Guide – Three Factors to Consider

With the increasing popularity of organically grown fruits and vegetables, there is now also increased interest in ways to grow it. There are advantages and disadvantages in having an organic garden. However if three factors are borne in mind and followed as an organic garden guide, you will find that an organic garden is easy to grow. Whilst, there are ...

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Gardening With Organic Fertilizers

WHAT IS ORGANIC FERTILIZER? Basically, inorganic fertilizers are made from synthetic, manufactured chemicals, and organic fertilizers are made from naturally occurring organic material. This is a bit of an oversimplification, however, and sometimes the line between organic and inorganic fertilizers can get a bit blurry. For example, naturally occurring minerals such as limestone, saltpeter, and mine rock phosphate, although technically ...

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Profitable Market Gardening – Start the Right Way

There's never been a better time to start market gardening! Demand for fresh organic produce is soaring, driven by food 'scares' and movements like Slow Food and the 100 Mile Diet. When you add in the impact of modern tools and technology, and the use of the Internet as an information resource, it's clear this is a great time to ...

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Aquaponics: Organic Gardening for All People Who Love to Eat Fresh

Environmental concerns have caused increased interest in organically grown crops. While advances in technology have increased productivity in agriculture we are still limited by land and water resources. That is why more and more people are looking to aquaponics as the solution to growing larger volumes of organic produce in a smaller space. Aquaponics combines two methods of producing food: ...

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What is Organic Gardening?

Organic gardening is growing plants using vegetable or animal-based fertilizers in place of the synthetically made ones. It is also about doing pest control naturally too without using the commercial insecticides. The pest control is a combination of beneficial insects and natural solutions to keep pests away without spraying harmful chemicals. Growing organically might be becoming more popular today, but ...

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Organic Gardening Benefits

The method of growing vegetables and fruits utilizing things found only in nature is called organic gardening. Why would one feel like trying organic gardening? 1. You can without difficulty make compost from garden and kitchen scraps. While this is more time-consuming than purchasing ready made chemical pesticides and fertilizers, it definitely puts waste to better use and is eco ...

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Organic Gardening – The Natural Way

Organic gardening is the practice of growing vegetables, flowers and other plants with the use of only natural materials and methods. No man made chemicals are used. Organic gardening is more that just the use of natural materials it has to do with understanding the balances in nature and applying those to our garden and farming endeavors and work in ...

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Converting Fish Waste Problems Into an Environmental Advantage

An interesting aspect of aquaponic culture is how such a small population of fish can provide the nutrients for a sizeable number of plants. Also interesting is the fact that the fish supply all the nutrients required. Nothing else needs to be added. The nutrients come from the decomposing fish wastes. Nitrogen, for example, is produced when the microbes decompose ...

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