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The Importance of Organic Gardening

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With the world becoming more health conscious day by day, people are facing the reality from countries all over the world that in order to look healthy, be healthy and stay healthy we have to find means and put into practice those measures to improve our lifestyle. Every year hospitals and doctors’ offices are filled with hundreds of thousands of people with different health issues.

And while it is true that the many measures we implement to improve our lifestyle does not guarantee 100% good health, yet there is a lot that can still be done to at least improve our health and save us from that dreaded trip to the doctor’s office.

Someone once said that ‘we dig our own graves with our fork and knives’ and that saying undoubtedly for many is true.

So in this article, we will be looking at how to grow organically, or how to plant and maintain an organic garden. Now I must admit that when I first heard about the words organic garden sometime back especially organic chicken I was totally lost. But now I have come to understand what this all means.

What is Organic gardening?

All organic gardening simply means is to grow our food without using any man-made products or chemicals to enhance the quality of our foods. Man-made products may consist of using synthetic fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, or any other man-made product enhancers.

Organic gardening entails gardening using natural means without the influence of man-made products. So instead of using man-made products to enrich the soil that grows our vegetables, fruits, and herbs,  simply create a compost pile to grow your produce in. This is carried out by using scraps from the kitchen such as leftover vegetables and fruit and allowing them to go through a process by which they can be reused. To learn more about creating a compost pile just click on this link that has been provided for you.

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These are just a few of the products that can be grown organically.

Another aspect of importance when it comes to organic gardening is insect control. This can be managed by a method known as biological control which entails the use of insects to eliminate another insect. For more on how to implement biological control just click on the link that has been provided for you.

Another smart way to go is just to use simple homemade remedies in your fight against garden pests. For instance to fight off insects like aphids, spider mites, and whiteflies you can mix together one teaspoon of dish liquid along with a cup of vegetable oil to destroy these garden pests.

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This is just one of the many home remedies that you can use. But to learn more about organic insecticides and how to control insects in your organic garden click on this link organic insecticides.

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Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.

2 thoughts on “Organic gardening”

  1. We have slowly been making the switch to organic but it isn’t always easy to find all fruits and veggies in the stores. It is also much more expensive. I like the idea of growing organic in our own garden but we have limited space in our tiny backyard so I would need to be selective. Do you have any cost saving tips if someone wants to go organic but needs to buy them?

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    • Why hello pretty lady how are you glad for the follow. You can try these cost saving tips. do research, shop around, shop at farmers markets, buy shares in a community-supported agriculture program, use clip coupons, join a buying club, know the season when the prices drop keep and eye out, or buy in bulk hope this helps. Have a good night God bless.

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