Greenhouse for Organic Garden?

Normally, when we think of greenhouses, we think of really large gardening areas covered in glass. But did you know that you can still build a small yet convenient and working DIY greenhouse for your home organic garden?

Knowing the Cost.

Depending on your land area size and choice of materials, you can easily build an economical greenhouse for your organic garden. However, of course, you need to have an initial investment for building, which includes the materials needed to construct it. Continue reading

Square Foot Gardening

Square foot gardening was popular as a backyard garden type several decades ago, but it is just as viable a method today as it was then. Vegetables, flowers and herbs are grown in square foot squares made in raised beds using a rich soil mix. Once the crop in a square foot is spent, it is pulled and something else is put in its place.

This method is very good for those that can’t bend down to the ground any more as it is in a raised bed and just big enough to be able to reach across. Not too many weeds grow in the garden because you are using a soil mix of your own. It is a form of organic gardening because you do not have to use chemicals or pesticides and you make your own soil mix. Continue reading

Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening Basics!

A hydroponic vegetable garden means it is grown from a water-based solution instead of soil. One of the reasons why most people choose to invest in hydroponic gardening is that in liquid, nutrients are easier to be absorbed by the plant roots compared to regular soil. Hydroponics is quite difficult to setup but because of its many advantages, it is becoming a bit popular among gardeners.

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