Watering Your Garden

Watering Your Garden

Water is a constant on any gardener’s mind. If you’re ready to take your first stab at organic gardening, be thinking about how you’ll water your plants before that garden is even a twinkle in your eye. Vegetable gardens need about 1 inch of water each week.

Growing Soil

Growing Soil

Most people think about growing plants when starting a garden. Organic Growers School urges you to think about growing the soil. The soil in your garden will be the foundation of everything that happens, and the better you care for it, the better your garden will...
Feeding Your Garden Organically

Feeding Your Garden Organically

When it comes to adding nutrients to your garden soil, or coddling particular plants with special needs, there are many organic options. Cultural practices such as cover cropping, crop rotation, and composting will ensure balanced nutrition of your soil in the long...

Introduction to Organic Beekeeping

***Please Note: This information was originally provided in conjunction with a presentation at the Organic Growers School Spring Conference. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us.***   “Introduction to Organic BeeKeeping” by Eric...
Cover Cropping 101

Cover Cropping 101

A cover crop is a crop you grow for the soil, instead of for your plate. The practice of growing specific crops just for fertilizing and building the soil dates back to the Roman Empire. Cover crops add organic matter to the soil, and add nitrogen in a slow-release...
Composting 101

Composting 101

Compost is a powerful tool that organic gardeners use to build soil and provide their plants with essential nutrients. Composting is the practice of speeding up natural decay processes. We all know that decomposed organic material like leaves, branches and dropped...
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