Category: Gardening

9 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Caterpillars on Plants 2,823 views | Posted on: July 18, 2018 12:13 pm

9 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Caterpillars on Plants

Most people think that caterpillars can’t cause too much damage in a garden. After all, they’re cute and fuzzy, and turn in to beautiful butterflies and moths—how bad could they be? It turns out that caterpillars are very hungry eaters and can quickly damage or totally destroy many of your plants. If you think you […]

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Companion Planting: Vegetables You Should Grow Together 743 views | Posted on: May 31, 2018 11:13 pm

Companion Planting: Vegetables You Should Grow Together

Let’s face it: Fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs are extremely important to a healthy and fulfilling life. Not only are they jam-packed with essential vitamins and minerals, they also provide the body with the carbohydrates and fiber necessary to digestive and energy processes that take place on a cellular level. If you’ve come across this […]

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13 Ways to Get Rid of Aphids Naturally 3,659 views | Posted on: April 25, 2018 2:44 am

13 Ways to Get Rid of Aphids Naturally

Aphids, otherwise called greenfly, plant louse, or ant cow, are soft-bodied, sap-sucking insects that use their piercing mouthparts to suck the juices out of plants. By living on crops, they can destroy the leaves, making harvest sparse. Below are some of the most effective ways to get rid of these insect pests without using chemicals. […]

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15 Beneficial Pests and Bugs for Your Garden 5,306 views | Posted on: March 26, 2018 8:07 pm

15 Beneficial Insects and Bugs for Your Garden

Most people try to rid their gardens of bugs and insects, but a lot of these little creatures can actually benefit your garden. Beneficial pests help protect your plants from insects that have the potential to cause a lot of harm. You should view them as protectors; they help defend and maintain your garden. It […]

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Steps in Growing and Maintaining an Organic Garden 731 views | Posted on: February 25, 2018 9:37 pm

Steps in Growing and Maintaining an Organic Garden

With Spring on its way, it is time to start planning for your organic garden. Growing your own vegetables ensures your produce is fresh, clean, and free of pesticides. Organic gardens are much like non-organic gardens, but with a few key differences. Gardening can be tough, but very rewarding work. When you and your family […]

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Growing Okra 101 413 views | Posted on: January 21, 2018 5:59 pm

Growing Okra 101

If you are looking for something new and different to grow in your garden, consider okra. It is easy to grow, and there are many benefits to growing okra. Not only are there great dishes you can make, but it is also beneficial due to the nutrients it contains. Here is all you need to […]

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Pak Choi 101 313 views | Posted on: January 6, 2018 10:31 am

Pak Choi 101

New, exciting food ingredients seem to pop up all the time offering great health benefits and different flavors to enjoy. Whether it’s something healthy like kale or a delicious sugary treat like donuts crossed with croissants, there are many new foods to try. Pak choi, also known as bok choy or white mustard cabbage, is […]

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Organic Fertilizers 101 1,307 views | Posted on: December 18, 2017 9:14 am

Organic Fertilizers 101

There are some major benefits to using organic fertilizers, namely that they work slowly as they need to be broken down by soil organisms for their nutrients to be released, and this takes time. However, because they work slower than inorganic or chemical fertilizers, nothing is wasted, as everything is consumed as it is released. […]

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Organic Gardening: How to Get Rid of Insect Pests 330 views | Posted on: November 12, 2017 1:27 am

Organic Gardening: How to Get Rid of Insect Pests

There are many solutions available for dealing with pests, ranging from pesticides to nontoxic compounds to even substances you probably already have in your home.

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