Organic Farming / 15 posts found

Unique Gardening Ideas to Increase Yields

If you are homesteading, you are likely developing a garden.  With that, here are some Unique Gardening Ideas to Increase Yields Given the state of the economy these days, gardening for some has evolved from a productive hobby to a necessary endeavor. Not only the economy but also food safety has some people concerned. You simply do not know, despite what you are told, what exactly goes into commercial food production as far as pesticides and fertilizers. Even after the product has been harvested there is the possibly of contamination of the foods. Growing your own fruits and vegetables allows […]

Homesteaders Organic Gardening Tips To Grow Better Food

Many homesteaders love to grow using organic methods.  They appreciate the quality of the food, and are sensitive to what they are putting in the ground. We’ve been shocked to find that there are homesteaders who still have a tendency to stay away from organic gardening due to the fact that they’re afraid that bugs and disease will afflict their crops.  Likely, they are just not fully informed.  Or, they have listened to too many clever advertisements from fertilizer companies. Get a Free Monthly Digital Subscription to PREPARE Magazine The fact is, you just do not require those added chemical […]

What You Can Do To Enhance Your Organic Gardening

If you are homesteading, chances are you have been growing a garden.  Most of the homesteaders I know want to build a long-term garden and are keen on using organic growing principles.  Homesteaders typically want to grow healthy crops with nutrient rich soil. Organic gardening can be an extremely satisfying method of growing crops and plants. It involves specific growing methods, along with the homesteaders selection of gardening tools and seeds. This substantial world has a lot of different kinds of seeds, garden tools, and growing methods that it can seem a bit complicated regarding where you need to start […]

Staying clear of Composting Dangers

If you are engaged in composting on your homestead, if you aren’t careful you might find yourself encountering specific dangers.  Composting is a task that is an excellent benefit with homesteading, and also leads one closer to the earth and nature. However, with all the known benefits of composting there are certain dangers that you should be aware of and concerned with.  Disasters can occur even on the road paved with excellent purposes. There are imminent hazards that you should be prepared and trained to avoid.   Below are a few simple guidelines that can help the homesteader prepare for the […]

Important Fertilization Tips for Greenhouse Crops

Greenhouses are helps in the cultivation of crops.  They are very efficient in extending the expanding periods of particular crops and in shielding the crops from different unfavorable conditions which are brought about by weather and predators. They enhance the abilities of nature and of man to cultivate crops.  We want to share some important fertilization tips for greenhouse crops. Certainly, greenhouses have actually become efficient tools for guy to effectively cultivate crops.  Nonetheless, the proper development and development of the crops are still in the hands of the grower.  There are lots of elements that ought to be considered […]

Building a Greenhouse in Small Areas

If you are homesteading and perhaps do not have extensive acreage for growing crops, you can still consider building a greenhouse in small areas.  A good greenhouse need not be always big and spacious. Although those requirements are ideal for big plant growers and commercial greenhouses, those who only have a small area for a greenhouse can also have their own by building a mini-version of a homestead greenhouse. Gardeners and homesteaders who are really into planting and growing crops but have only a limited garden space have an option to build a mini greenhouse. This mini greenhouse can actually […]