Category Archives for "gardening"
Many people love the idea of a natural garden but when it comes to pest control, they don’t know where to turn. Contrary to what the chemical companies might tell you, safe and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides do exist. And they’re effective too! Here are four quick and easy ways to kill and repel […]Continue reading
Growing vegetables in your own garden is a great way to save money and eat more healthily. However, many of us grow our own veggies so that we will have less chemicals, only to find our soil is already polluted. Here are 10 quick ways to help make your soil safe for your family: 1. […]Continue reading
Have you ever heard of vermiculture? It is quite simply, composting with worms. Composting is the practice of breaking down organic matter to create natural fertilizer. It’s great for gardening and a very sustainable practice. Vermiculture facilitates the composting using the natural decomposition characteristics of worms. It uses a worm’s natural abilities to make great […]Continue reading
Many organic gardeners believe potting soil should be peat free. While peat is an organic substance, there are several good reasons for building a peat-free garden. Let’s discuss why you might want to go peat free and what you can use instead.Continue reading
If you love to cook, there’s nothing more satisfying than stepping out of the kitchen and into an herb garden to pick your own fresh herbs. Essential ingredients in recipes from around the world, herbs awaken our our palates and appetites with the flavor, character and aromas they add to any dish. In addition to […]Continue reading