For Your Organic Garden
Do you want to grow good food, organically, with no pesticides? Unless you are living in a completely dark cave with no source of light, you can, and probably should, grow at least a little of your own fresh food, and it will be delicious! This site supports your garden work, sharing education, information, and resources to help you along the way.
Topics, plants, and strategies discussed apply mainly to the Southern U.S., since that is where the writer (Amy) lives, works, and gardens, but some of this is likely to be useful to gardeners in other regions, too. Read more…
Potassium is one of the Big Three nutrients that plants need in large amounts (the other two are nitrogen and phosphorous). These are the essential nutrients that are represented by three numbers, such as 5-10-15, on bags of chemical fertilizers. If you’ve had the soil of your organic garden tested and learned that it is […]
The daffodils are up and buds are showing. If I were more gullible, I would think they were telling me that spring is nearly here. However, those flowers have been so early for enough years in a row that they can’t be trusted. The small flock of sandhill cranes that flew northward over my house […]
Ready to spend some quality time outdoors? If you have access to a nice pile of large stones and a mound of dirt, you can use those to make your own spiral herb garden. I first read about spiral herb gardens in Toby Hemenway’s Gaia’s Garden, a book about using permaculture principles in your own […]