Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Is Non-Toxic Pest Control the Best Way to Control Pests?

Non toxic pest control is increasing in popularity in the world of organic gardening. As a matter of fact, more and more organic gardeners are intrigued on how to get rid of their pest without using chemicals pesticides.

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Plants and Music – Using Music to Improve Plant Growth

The relationship between plants and music is best explain in detailed in the classic book “The Secret Life of Plants” written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Non-Toxic Pest Control - How To Succeed In Controlling Pests Without Any Chemicals

When planning for our non-toxic pest control, we tend to think insects and diseases are making our plants unhealthy, but actually, they are there because our plants are unhealthy. This is one of the biggest shifts we need to make in our thinking when moving to organic gardening practices.

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Instead Of Bone Meal For Plants, We Now Use This

The SOUL Organic Land Care Standard says using bone meal for plants is only allowed if the product is guaranteed to be free of the prions associated with Mad Cow Disease. It is difficult to guarantee this and many scientists are concerned. Besides, we have better options.

Monday, 23 May 2011

How Liming With Dolomite Lime Can Damage Your Garden

Many gardeners are now using dolomite lime in their garden, thanks to the successful marketing strategy of the people behind the dolomite industry. They actually do a pretty good job in selling dolomite lime because more and more people are now persuaded to apply this product in their gardens.

They're right when they say that fertilizing is best done when aerating a lawn, but for the most part, dolomite is the wrong fertilizer.

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Using Bone Meal For Plants Is More Dangerous Than You Think

Using bone meal for plants is common. It's been done for decades and has been passed down for generations. It's made from animal bones that are ground up into a granular or powder form.

When I did a lot of landscaping as a teenager and in my early 20s, I was using bone meal for almost all of my plantings, but then I learned about the risks and studied organic gardening and learned about a few superior products.