Organic Gardening

Knowledge is the key to successful organic gardening. Learn how to use organic gardening methods to grow the freshest food in your vegetable garden.

Organic Gardening

Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Butterflies and hummingbirds can commonly be seen all over America. If you want to have a more colorful garden, you can invite butterflies and hummingbirds by providing favorable conditions for these animals. To attract butterflies and hummingbirds, you need to…

Wood Ashes
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Using Wood Ashes in Your Garden

Many people uses fireplaces of wood stoves, especially during winter. It results in a great amount of wood ash. You can use this excess wood ash in your garden, to benefit your plants. Wood ashes contain potassium and also, depending…

Egg Shells Fertilizer
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Homemade Fertilizer Ideas

When you think about fertilizers, chances are that you picture commercial products you can buy in bags at your local garden center. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are actually many effective fertilizers you can make all…

Coffee Grounds
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Using Coffee Grounds for Gardening

Coffee grounds are very helpful for gardening, because they can serve as a slow release fertilizer. Some of the nutrients present in the ground are available straight away, while the others are available over a long period of time. On…

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How to Improve Your Garden Soil

Fall is probably the ideal time for improving your garden soil. There are so many things you can do, and the good news is that most of them are not complicated at all. You can learn how to improve your…

Soil PH Test
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Testing Your Garden Soil for Nutrients

Plants need 3 major elements for growth: nitrogen, phosphorus and potash. They need all these elements to grow properly and thrive. Nitrogen stimulates growth, phosphorus is great for better flowers, fruits and seeds, and potash is good for healthy roots,…