How To: Organic Fertilizer

As plants grow, they require food to live. Fertilizers assist the soil to provide nourishment for the plants. Choosing the correct kind of fertiliser and applying the right amount depends...

How To: Make The Most Out Of Your Space

It only stands to reason that for any successful venture in organic container gardening, one would need organic soil. A regular, outdoor garden begins with the soil or dirt that...

Greenhouses over Winter

The greenhouses shown in the Grow-Box Gardening book are not the same as Jacob has recommended during the past 20 years – at least for most gardeners. The quanset or...

How To: Grow Your Own Salad Already Mixed

Some folks’ favorite garden produce is “mesclun”, aka “baby greens”, “designer” or salad greens, and many feel that they are among the easiest plants to grow. They are also more...

7 Guidelines in Choosing the Right Ground Cover

When selecting a ground cover, there are things you should keep in mind including: setting up a time frame, taking into consideration your area’s climate, determining what purpose it should...

How To: Grow Ginseng

Growing ginseng is not as difficult as you might think. If you start with good seed or rootlets and have patience and tolerance, you can grow a great crop… in...

FAQ

What is Organic Gardening?

Organic growing is gardening using only natural methods. Natural fertilizers, pest controls, and plant growth regulators are used instead of synthetic ones. Practices such as mulching, companion planting, green manure, and biological control are widely used by organic gardeners. By avoiding the use entirely of chemicals, the environment is not polluted and beneficial organisms are preserved. The chemical-free result is healthier to consume.