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organic farming

Farming without artificial fertilizers or pesticides. Organic farming involves manuring with plant or animal wastes and the biological control of pests and weeds. See biological control.
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The text features color photographs throughout and includes a guide to organic gardening resources and recommendations for further reading.
INTEREST in organic gardening has blossomed in the last few years.
ALTHOUGH we have some excellent publications on organic gardening and farming principles, they are of little use if we do not design and manage our gardens to help these principles to work properly.
It covers the basic principles of organic gardening, soil and compost, watering, dealing with weeds, maintaining a healthy garden, plant diseases and pests, organic pest control, and gardening for wildlife.
"Organic Gardening Down South" is a gardening book aimed at doing things the old-fashioned way in the south.
Organic Gardening magazine and Aveeno have embarked on their second annual WaterWorks Project in cooperation with American Community Gardening Association.
Moving those mixing operations out of its main distribution warehouse and into a larger warehouse in west Eugene should position Down to Earth to better meet the growing demand for organic gardening products, its president said.
But Garden Organic, hich researches and prootes organic gardening, arming and food, is warnng vegetable varieties, uch as the carlin, are nder threat because of ommercial pressures and U regulations.
Profusely and beautifully illustrated throughout with the full color photography of Andrew Lawson, and with the help of gardening expert Stephanie Donaldson in preparing the manuscript for publication, Charles, the Prince of Wales draws upon his more than twenty-six years of organic gardening practices used on the royal gardens at Highgrove (the royal family estate in Gloucestershire), as well as his other gardens at Birkhall (in the Scottish Highlands) and Clarence House (in central London), to instructively showcase organic techniques for maintaining healthy soil, planting a wide variety of shrubs, bushes, trees, and flowers, and generally sustaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem.
Because organic gardening allows you to grow a beautiful prosperous garden without manmade chemicals or supplements, it can be great for both your health and the environment.