Tips For Preparing Your Spring Garden

One of the best ways to save money on organic food is to grow your own. Gardening is a great way to save money on your grocery bill. In addition, backyard gardening also offers the added benefit of exercise. Lugging bags of soil around, tilling up the ground, and weeding your garden beds works out muscles you probably don't use very often. Preparing your spring garden early is incredibly important. I thought I'd share a few gardening tips that might help you succeed this spring.When should I start my garden in the spring? Before you … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Organic Food #DigIn #Ad

This organic food article is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot.Organic food is not cheap. Unfortunately, many people are discouraged when they go to the grocery store and see the price tag on organic food and end ¬†up buying something else. Gardening organically is an enjoyable way for me to provide my family with organic food without going broke. Is organic gardening easy? Nope, not in the least! I spend a lot of my summer sweaty, dirty, and picking bugs off of my plants by hand. I guess I must be slightly nuts but … [Read more...]

Natural Pest and Disease Control

Over the last few years, I have been trying my hand at organic gardening. I am learning, quite quickly, that it is NOT easy! Luckily, books like The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control are around. It's a great help to poor souls like me who just don't have much of a green thumb! The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease ControlTitle: The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control Subtitle: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth Friendly … [Read more...]