Step 5 Mulching and Watering your Organic Garden

    I combine mulching and watering in step 5 because they have so much in common. In my own garden I have found that mulching not only helps keep the weeds from taking over your garden it also conserves moisture and moderates soil temperature. First lets talk about water. You can use many different …

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Step 4 What to Plant and When

Knowing what types of vegetables to plant and what time of year to plant them has a major impact on how successful you will be. ¬†Depending on where you garden this can vary greatly. You can find this information in several places but your state agricultural Universities are a good place to start. In Georgia …

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Starting an Organic Vegetable Garden. Step Two. Soil Test

Why Test your soil ? ¬†Over my 40 + years of growing plants I have found that if I know more about the soil my plants are growing in the better I can help them to grow to their full potential. We can tell a lot of things about the soil by observing it. But …

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