Organic Gardening

Top 10 Reasons Why Consumers Should Buy Produce Locally

Because locally-grown crops are organic, they’re not just good for the body but for the environment as well. When you buy local, you’re actually helping reduce the use of chemical pesticides in food and make the planet much safer for animals and plants to live in.

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DIY Project: Making a Homemade Pesticide for Your Garden

This wonderful tutorial demonstrates how to make a homemade pesticide using simple materials like a spray bottle, funnel, strainer, jalapeno pepper, onion, garlic, some dish soap and a pot of water. Watch it now to get the full instructions!

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How to Turn Leaves Into Organic Compost, Mulch & Mold for Your Soil

Organic compost can be made with different materials such as coffee grounds, tea bags, newspapers, and eggshells. But did you know that you can also make compost, mulch and mold out of leaves? Yes, you heard that right! Reusing your fallen leaves is super easy, and it’s beneficial not just for your soil but for the environment as well.

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Easy DIY Garden Project: How to Build a Vertical Succulent Garden

Hanging succulents are not only beautiful to look at, but they’re also quick to make! To get you started, you’ll need some wood, good soil mix, a net, and of course your favorite succulent plants. Watch this tutorial now for more info about this awesome DIY project.

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Discover the Basics of Companion Planting

Growing vegetables can be done in so many ways. The most common methods are container gardening, aquaponics, hydroponics, and of course in-ground gardening—which is the old-fashion way of planting directly in the soil.

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