More stringent than organic farming, biodynamic methods are holistic and look to achieve self sufficiency by creating fertilizers for crops and food for animals through natural processes. The emphasis is on putting back in what you take out and adding vitality to the plant, soil or livestock.
Organic Farming Archives
Pesticide residue used in coffee farming is having an appalling effect on eco-river systems as well as the fish from the rivers. Endosulfan, one of the most toxic pesticides available, is still licensed for use on coffee plantations in Jamaica today.
The advantages of home-growing fruit, vegetables, herbs or flowers. The size of your plot doesn’t matter. Whether you’re growing herbs in container pots or wild flowers in an orchard, the benefits of organic gardening remain the same and are many.
Help flowers, plants and crops reach their full potential through simple methods that don’t hurt your garden. Mulch, microbes and moisture are the secret to effective organic gardening.
For those interested in organic gardening and growing flowers, fruit and vegetables organically, creating your own compost is very worthwhile.
An alarming report from Greenpeace about the realities of genetically modified crops (GM crops), the propaganda being used to proliferate them and the very real hazards they pose to natural farming.
Learn the simple steps to growing your own pesticide free tomatoes in pots the organic way, great tips for affordable and sustainable organic gardening.
Organic fruit growing is flourishing in the UK, not just in bigger farms but also much smaller organic enterprises such as pickling and preserving of organic produce. More and more people are embracing it, and bringing it into their lives and sharing it with other people.
Get the greatest benefit from your organic vegetable garden by planning your planting properly so that your organic vegetable crops will grow eight or nine months of the year. Careful planning will help maximise the amount of vegetables grown whilst minimising the risk of natural damage due to temperature fluctuations.
Organic gardening is growing plants and vegetables without using harmful chemicals or toxic compounds. Organic gardeners use natural alternatives such as manures and composts to feed the soil.