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Seasoned organic growers know the value of planting companion vegetables and herbs, and fruit tree companion planting for reducing pest and disease problems and boosting yields. Right>> How to grow enough to feed a family on 4 square feet. We have distilled their know-how to provide a companion plant guide and companion planting charts to help you reap the … [Read more...] about Guide and Charts on Planting Companion Vegetables and Herbs, and Fruit Tree Companion Planting
Try this Natural Homemade Vinegar Weed Killer Recipe HOW ORGANIC WEED KILLER FORMULA WORKS Most organic weed killer formulas are fundamentally acids. Weak solutions of sulfuric acid, nitric acid, pelargonic acid (from grapes, apples and carrots as found in the commercial weed killer WOW! Plus) or acetic acid (as found in lemon juice and vinegar) are all effective at … [Read more...] about Organic Weed Killer Formula
Organic Garden and Fruit Tree Aphids Remedy and Tips In natural pest control aphids should be first appreciated for their important role in your local ecosystem. Aphids are the bottom of the garden food chain, which means they are the main item on the menu for a wide variety of other critters that are beneficial to your organic garden system. Being small and succulent, … [Read more...] about Natural Pest Control Aphids
Compost Bin, and Make and Use Compost Here we cover: how build compost pile, how to build a compost bin, what materials to use (or avoid) and the all important art of managing the composting process. We’ll explore everything you need to know about compost – your complete compost classes online! WHY IS COMPOST IMPORTANT TO ORGANIC GARDENING? Compost is an essential … [Read more...] about How Build Compost Pile
Management via Organic Gardening and Farming Pest Control Control of garden pest Wood Lice starts with an understanding of their biology and needs. These small (up to 1.5 cm), grey critters have many aliases – Slater, Pill Bug, Tiggy Hog and Sow Bug being some of them. Woodlice are, in fact, a kind of land going crustacean! Their segmented bodies are flattened versions of … [Read more...] about Garden Pest Wood Lice
Slug Tips with Home Made Organic Pest Control There are many ways of dealing effectively with garden pest snail and slug problems. Encourage Natural Predators Natural predators of snails and slugs are rats, frogs, birds, lizards (especially blue tongue lizards) and, perhaps most importantly - centipedes. Centipedes and Leopard Slugs (those enormous spotty ones) are the … [Read more...] about Garden Pest Snail
Home Made Organic Pest Control for it and Other Critters As a garden pest Cucumber Bug or Cucumber Beetle is exotic to Australia but widespread in other countries. Here we’ll look at home made organic pest control methods for the cucumber bug that are also effective for controlling common Australian vegetable sap sucking pests such as the Green Vegetable Bug as well as many … [Read more...] about The Garden Pest Cucumber Bug
Remedies for Organic Gardening Here we look at fruit trees and homemade pest remedies for common pests and diseases. Both commercial and home made organic pest control for dealing with fruit tree pests and diseases can be effective if used correctly. Right>> Grow enough food for a family of 4 on 4 square feet!FRUIT TREE CARE TIPS GUIDE The best cure is … [Read more...] about Fruit Trees and Homemade Pest
Fertilizers for Organic Gardening Liquid manure is oft regarded as the best of all fertilizers. Here we cover compost tea organic farming and other liquid organic farming fertilizer: includes recipes for making your own, plus how to use liquid fertilizers in organic gardening. Right>> An ecological organic garden where the vegetables sow themselves! Watch the Video … [Read more...] about Compost Tea Organic Farming and Liquid Organic Farming
Home Made Organic Pest Control Methods Here we look at home made organic pest control methods for general vegan pest control. Gardening pest and disease management is also about understanding why your plants are being plagued in the first place, and correcting whatever the underlying problem is. A BALANCED LOOK AT PESTS AND DISEASE In organic gardening it is … [Read more...] about Vegan Pest Control
Great Organic Weed Control Options In organic farming getting rid weeds can be a challenge. Results of our research into methods of weed contol for organic farms and urban organic backyard farming have revealed this important principle: GROW STRONGER PLANTS Stronger plants are better able to compete effectively with weeds and are less attractive to pests and diseases … [Read more...] about Organic Farming Getting Rid Weeds
Newspaper weed control is a great sheet mulching technique to use in urban organic backyard farming and small farms gardens. This is a useful strategy to thwart weeds in any situation. However, the method is particularly good as a no-dig way of converting areas of weeds or lawn into garden beds while growing a potato crop. Here we describe, step-by-step, just how to do … [Read more...] about Newspaper Weed Control in Urban Organic Backyard Farming and Small Farms
Good Things, Barriers and Environmental Effects Advantages and Disadvantages Organic Farming Despite the good things about organic farming why do most farmers still operate by industrialized agriculture? Right>> How to grow enough organic food for your family, even if you don't have a yard! Here we explore the pros and cons organic farming presents for consumers … [Read more...] about Advantages and Disadvantages Organic Farming
If you're an organic gardening or farming enthusiast - or even if you're a complete beginner - then you must have tons of organic growing experiences to share. Or maybe you just want to show off your chemical-free garden, orchard or farm with some pictures and a bit of a story to go with them. Have a question? Or piece of advice? This is the place to do it and … [Read more...] about Organic Gardening and Farming Forum