Archive | September, 2012
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Garden News:Cuba Turns to Organic

In recent garden news, the Cuban News Agency (ACN) reported that the country is increasing organic gardening. What factors would lead a country long known for shortages to  direct its farming interests to organic?  The article quoted below explains. Cuban Garden News Cuba is boosting organic gardening based on the local production of natural fertilizers [...]

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A Couple of Organic Gardeners Prove that It’s the Road, not the Destination

Yesterday, I posted an article on the next wave of organic gardeners, what Neil D. Hamilton called the “new agrarians.” Today, I have a video of . . . well, I hate to call them the old agrarians, so I’m going with “experienced.’ This couple have been gardening for over 50 years, and they have [...]

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The Next Wave of Organic Gardeners

It’s probably fair to assume that if you read this blog, you’re an organic gardener or, at least, interested in organic gardening. If you have children, you may be teaching them about organic gardening. Or you may be sharing  your knowledge with friends or neighborhoods.  It all helps to spread the word. But have you [...]

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It’s a Party! (sort of)

Today’s Organic Gardening has just passed it’s 100th post mark! We hope you’ve been enjoying Today’s Organic Gardening and have picked up some gardening news and tips along the way. We really appreciate your visiting our site and would love it if you’d post a comment and let us know how we’re doing. What have [...]

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Gardening Tips: 4 Ways to Use All Those Herbs

It’s fall and time to start harvesting all that great produce you’ve grown. And since it seems like  at the end of the season, one of the things gardeners are frequently left with is an abundance of herbs,  I thought that today the gardening tips could stray a little bit outside of the actual garden [...]

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Green Gardening: Time to Plant Your Most Important Crop

Fall is here and it’s time to make the most of green gardening. It’s a perfect time to enhance and improve the quality of your soil, and one of the best ways to do that is by using cover crops. Harvey Ussery has provided comprehensive information to get you started with cover crops in his [...]

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Gardening Quote by G. B. Shaw

The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there. George Bernard Shaw  

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Container Gardening with Free Containers

A lot of gardeners like container gardening, and I’m always looking for ideas for them. Trust me, I look at a lot of container gardening ideas.  A lot. But, needless to say, not all of those ideas “make the cut.” Two of the first things I really want those ideas to be is easy and [...]

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Garden News: Trees vs. Space Shuttle

It’s probably not garden news or any news to anyone interested in plants (or even anyone who watches television) that Los Angeles cut down over 100 trees so that the space shuttle Endeavour could be moved to its final resting place at the California Science Center. There was a lot of controversy about the tree [...]

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Garden News: Historic Tree “Spreads” to Iowa

Yesterday, I happened to be on Google Earth and “visited” the neighborhood where I grew up. When I lived there, this neighborhood was known for its streets lined with giant live oaks. They were beautiful and made the neighborhood a special place. Several years ago, the city decided it would be a good idea to [...]

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