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G&G Cover Story – Home Grown Food by Milo Shammas

Hippocrates is considered an outstanding figure in the history of medicine. Along with the Hippocratic oath, which is still in use today, much of his wisdom, …

The Benefits of Organic Fertilizer

With so many fertilizers on the market today, finding the best one can be difficult. The preference between organic and synthetic fertilizer changes depending …

How to Make Your Garden Organic

The term organic sometimes confuses people. To a chemist, organic means a carbon molecule is present. All natural materials that contain carbon are organic. …

Starting a Simple Organic Garden

Growing an organic garden has multiple benefits. According to Good Housekeeping, it helps the environment, and reduces pesticides. Gardening organically means …

Healthy Landscaping with Organic Fertilizer

Organic lawn care means different things to different people. Some people see organic lawn care as simply using natural and organic materials while completely …

The Importance of Soil Organic Matter

Two hundred years ago the soil contained 3000 gigatons of carbon, now half the carbon in the soil has been released into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Why …

Organic Gardening on a Budget

Organic gardening by its very nature is much less expensive than gardening with the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides etc. Many of the tips to follow …

Amending Soil and Mulching With Organic Matter

Amending soil and mulching are two different practices, but they relate to one another closely and an understanding of both is necessary for proper …

2 Homemade Organic Insecticides

How do you prevent your garden from being a 24-hour diner for every insect that passes through the neighborhood? There are several chemical products on the …

Starting an Organic Backyard Beehive

Beekeeping is a long forgotten activity that is not only fulfilling but also rewarding if implemented correctly. But how do you keep bees in the backyard your …