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Organic Gardening Or Not??

a7be3cb39678b83a383ba9b8_640“Organic Gardening” a phrase that tends to scare novice gardeners. At least it does make me stop and think about what it means. It is so easy to run over to the local “big box” store and buy everything you need at once.

Organic sounds like maybe I need to do some research – read a book or just spend the afternoon on  the internet learning how it works. I do remember that last summer I thought gee – I should start a compost pile with all of the trimmings I was generating.

Well, you have most likely guessed I didn’t do that and most likely never will. I am pretty much the same way about planting bulbs in the late fall and early winter. It always sounds like a wonderful idea and of course every spring as they start to break the surface and let us know spring is coming I am sorry I didn’t plant them.

I have found a couple of good websites on Organic Gardening and home gardening take a minute, read them and dream of spring.

How to Start an Organic Garden – Good Housekeeping

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com Wed, 25 Mar 2009 23:03:45 GMT

You can get a home testing kit, or better, send a sample to your local agricultural extension office. For a modest fee you’ll get a complete breakdown of pH and nutrient levels, as well as treatment recommendations (be sure to tell them you’re 

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10 Simple, Cheap Home Gardening Innovations To Set You On The

http://loveresponds.wordpress.com Sat, 07 Dec 2013 21:48:08 GMT

This is a great article to get you thinking about growing some of your own food. We started growing herbs, and some veggies in pots. We then built our compost bins and began recycling everything we could – waste not, want 

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