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A Story By An Earthworm In Compost

My name is Wiggle. I’m here to tell a story. I’m an earthworm who lives in a compost bin.

3 Tips For The Organic Garden

The organic garden is planted much the same as a conventional garden, except the methods used in preparation of soil and care of the garden. We will run through 3 handy tips that will help you get your organic garden started.

Why Should You Be Interested In Organic Gardening And Farming?

There is a lot of interest in organic gardening and farming today. Is it something you should be interested in or not? There are several reasons for learning what organic means and why you should take an interest in organic food.

The Right Wedding Tents for Your Outdoor Reception

Holding your wedding reception outdoors is certainly a great idea that can make the event even more memorable – and it’s very easy to pull that off nowadays too, with plenty of options available to you in terms of how you’re going to execute it (though of course this will depend somewhat on where you live as well). There are certain things you’ll have to take care of yourself in most cases though – even if you’re using a professional wedding planner, it’s still a good idea to keep track of the whole process yourself, and chip in whenever you…

Growing Soft Fruit – A Short Guide to the Most Common Soft Fruits

No allotment or vegetable patch should be without soft fruit. As well as epitomising all that is summer with their abundance of juicy berries, they make a very versatile crop to eaten in season or stored in various ways to be enjoyed over the winter months. Who can resist a handful of freshly picked raspberries on your morning cereal or a delicious blackcurrant jam. Here are some handy tips on growing and getting the best out of a few of the most common soft fruit varieties.

Should You Only Use Organic Garden Plants

If you are an organic gardener you may be wondering if you should be using organic garden plants. That is a really good question and I can only say it depends.

Growlab 80 – Advantages of Using a Dedicated Growing Tent Indoors

There are advantages to giving your plants a dedicated space for growing indoors. One advantage is light control. If you have a large south facing window, you will not need to worry about the plants getting enough light in the winter.

Raised Vegetable Beds

Raised vegetable beds are a fantastic method of growing vegetables. They allow you to dictate the soil type whilst allowing the addition of organic matter to the surface of the soil without the hassle of it spilling onto pathways. They also make the plot more manageable and efficient and they look great – an important aspect when growing veg in your own garden as opposed to an allotment.

January Gardening Tips and Snips

Houseplant Check Up Houseplants make great gifts and you may have received some over Christmas. You need to ensure your houseplants continue to give you the best displays by keep them away from radiators and checking regularly for water.

With Spring Approaching, Are You Thinking of Your Home Vegetable Garden?

Now is the appropriate time to ask if it is really worth the trouble to start seedlings indoors, or is it more practical to wait until spring and purchase the few transplants and annuals you need? If you decide that you want to start the seedlings, be sure to order these seeds along with the rest of your seeds. I tend to purchase all my seeds from the same company every year, but this can be your choice.

Gardening by the Phases of the Moon

An early winter walk with the dog this morning gave me a wonderful sight of a full moon, large and luminous in the early morning sky. It got me thinking about the superstition and folklore surrounding the practice of moon phase gardening. In recent years there has been renewed interest in gardening by the phases of the moon, particularly in vegetable growing. Although there is still no scientific proof that planting in this way really works, many people believe that it does and there are some common sense reasons why it should.

Organic Gardening 101 – Getting Started

Have you been thinking about starting a garden to grow your own food? In this article on organic gardening 101 I want to help you get off the couch and get your hands dirty. As you are thinking about getting started let me suggest that you get started right a go organic from the beginning.

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