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Organic Gardening Tips & Tricks

10 Organic Gardening Tips for a High Yield Garden We’ve put together 10 organic gardening tips and some great links so you can grow the healthiest fruits and vegetables in your home garden. Organically grown foods have been shown to be higher in essential vitamins and minerals than conventionally grown foods. Imagine eating your homegrown fruits and vegetables – […]

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Companion Planting – Does it Work?

Companion planting: growing 2 plants together that will benefit each other So what are those benefits? Companions improve plant growth – Legumes benefit their neighbours by enriching the soil with nitrogen. Companions help each other grow – Taller like corn plants can provide shade for sun-sensitive shorter plants like lettuce or beans Companions use garden space […]

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The Importance of Using Natural Pesticides

Many farmers and gardeners use chemicals to kill bugs that harm their crops. These pesticides are an environmental and health hazard. Often local governments spray pesticides to combat mosquitoes and other insect infestations, and these sprays can drift… who knows where. Understandably, we all want to protect our crops and maximize production. It shouldn’t be […]

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10 Ways to Have Healthy Soil

Growing vegetables in your own garden is a great way to save money and eat more healthily. We grow our own veggies so that we will have fewer chemicals in our foods, but what we may not realize is our garden soil could be polluted. Here are ten quick ways to have healthy soil, safe […]

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