27 Mar '12, 6pm

A Natural Approach to Gardening

A Natural Approach to Gardening

If you’re interested in growing some of your own food, consider these simple ways to keep your methods of fertilizing, managing common pests, and watering your garden more natural and sustainable. Fertilizing Making sure you build your soil so that your crops get adequate nutrients is important—and you can definitely accomplish this goal without buying anything in a package or a plastic jug at a garden center. One way is to start composting at home, which you can do outdoors by following these composting tips , and/or indoors with a worm composting bin . Dig compost into soil every time you plant a new crop. If you are able to compost outdoors, be sure to save all kitchen scraps and yard debris for your compost. If you use a worm bin, just save enough food scraps to keep your worms fed and happy. I compost indoors and outdoors. And don’t worry: If you take care of your wor...

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