Organic Plants

How To : Grow plants, flowers and vegetables organically

While organic gardening might sound like a complicated endeavor, you'll find it's actually considerably less trouble to work with nature than to constantly fight against it. This green gardener's guide from the British National Trust presents a primer on the subject. For more ...more

How To : Get Rid of Stink Bugs Without Using Pesticides

Halyomorpha halys, squash bug, shield bug ... What's in a name? A pest is a pest and the brown marmorated stink bug is a pest par excellence. Though some home gardeners are content to use insecticides, you'll find that it's generally easier to work with nature than against it. ...more

How To : Improve the Soil to Grow Healthy Plants

Every experienced gardener knows that the secret to better blooms, brilliant greens, and tastier fruits and vegetables is a healthy soil. Improving the soil before you plant is the best head start to growing healthy, hardy growth in your garden. But if you’re a beginning gard ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Make compost for an organic garden

Watch this 2 part video tutorial on how to make your own garden compost. Garden Organic shows you the right way to make your compost, store it, and know when it's ready to use. Your plants will thank you for your efforts. Watch these videos in order to get your compost efforts ...more

How To : Make compost from homehold kitchen scraps

This video shows you how to make compost from organic debris in the garden and leftover food.To make compost, you must add organic debris or scraps of food to such as pine needles, leaves or fruits to your compost bin. You should use horse or cow manure to speed up the process ...more

How To : Plant garlic in your garden for a plentiful harvest

David Epstein provides tips and shows garlic lovers how to plant garlic in their very own garden. It is best to grow garlic in the fall season from the months of September to November when the temperatures are cooler. Some people grow garlic in the spring, but it’s been foun ...more

How To : Build a bio-intensive garden

John White of Southwest Yard and Garden along with Kitty Schafer teach you about bio-intensive gardening. Bio-intensive gardening is the combination of two techniques. Part of the technique involves composting top soil with other coarse organic material into a lasagna style mo ...more

How To : Transplant Papaya Trees

Papaya trees are very vulnerable to transplantation shock. Seedlings tend to recover slowly and poorly after replanting in a new location under a sunny sky. Many internet articles advise that papaya trees should be transplanted without injury to their root systems. Keeping the ...more

How To : Improve the soil

If working an area with poor or eroded soil something must be done to improve the soil so plants will grow. A great tip is to use about 50% organic matter and 50% native soil, mix it together, put it around the rocks, then plant Thyme or other creeping plants. This will help t ...more

How To : Choose plant fertilizer

To grow beautiful flowers and plants in an outdoor garden, you need to feed your soil the right plant food – a fertilizer that will help your plants thrive. Watch this video to learn how to choose plant fertilizer. Step 1. Test your soil Test your soil to find out what nutri ...more

How To : Make wild organic nut bars with honey

Catch, gut, and cook your own food? It sounds slightly caveman-ish, but deriving your food straight from nature ensures you always know what you're eating (a luxury you don't get at the grocery store) and that you're eating healthy. While this video won't teach you how to hun ...more

News : Cascadian Farms - Organic Blueberries

Cascadian Farms is doing a promotion on FarmVille allowing you to plant Organic blueberries! This crop is MASTERABLE! You have one week to complete it! Ends midnight EDT 7/26 Level 1 - 200 Level 2 - 400 Level 3 - 600 Total: 1200 This promotion is currently intended for ...more

How To : Grow your own cucumbers

Cucumbers are a tasty addition to any salad or sandwich. Why not add this yummy vegetable to your garden at home? They are easy to grow and will taste even better fresh from the ground! You Will Need • Topsoil • Garden area • Sunlight • Seeds • Trellis • Water • Organic ...more

How To : Plant flowering bulbs with Lowe's

Flowering bulbs require some few common tools before planting such as compost or peat moss, work gloves, fertilizer, garden trowel or bulb planter and the garden bulb of your choice. During the spring season you can plant tender bulbs such as, irises, gladiolus and elephant ea ...more

How To : Fertilize organically

Organic fertilizers are a natural and healthy way to grow your plants. Learn about the benefits of using organic fertilizers in this free gardening series about fertilizing plants. Part 1 of 12 - How to Fertilize organically. Fertilize organically - Part 2 of 12. Click through ...more

Ekokook : The Kitchen of the Future

ZERO WASTE. Yes, You read that right. This kitchen of the future aims to have zero waste. Ekokook the kitchen concept out of design company Faltazi gives us hope for a greener future. How is this possible you ask when in most homes 85 or 90 percent of a family's trash is gener ...more

How To : Make organic peppermint tea

Watch this how to video and learn how to make organic peppermint tea. This video will help you pick the perfect plants to prepare this delicious and soothing drink.

How To : Create a desert tortoise habitat

If you need to make a desert tortoise habitat you should be sure to do it properly since they are endangered animals. Desert tortoises like to eat plants because 90% of their diet should come from natural grasses. You should make sure they have dandelion, muellen and a bit of ...more

How To : Care for garlic in a garden

In this video we are about to see how to plant a garlic in your garden. First of all we should decide on the type of garlic to be planted where and write it down or else we will lose track of it. Garlic always like an area of full sun and a composite mixture of soil. She has d ...more

How To : Make organic compost tea

Patti Moreno, aka “the Garden Girl” shows us how to make compost tea for your garden. You need to prepare compost tea and feed to the plant. To prepare compost tea, first you need to take coconut fiber soil, put it in a cloth, and tie it. Place in a 4 gallon of bucket of water ...more

How To : Plant and care for rhubarb

Learn how you can plant and care for rhubarb with this gardening tutorial. As rhubarb is likely to be in one position for many years, ground preparation is very important. Plenty of organic matter in the form of garden compost or rotted manure should be worked into the soil an ...more

How To : Lift and repot a black pine bonsai

Charles M., an attorney and bonsai cultivator, demonstrates how to transfer a field grown Japanese Black Pine that is ready for training. A 5-gallong nursery specimen was purchased and planted in the ground with a bonsai compound soil to keep its roots close and compact during ...more

How To : Grow an olive tree in a container

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, describes how to grow an olive tree in a patio container garden. She will be able to bring the trees indoors for the fall and winter. If the sapling comes in a 4-inch pot, plant it in a 10-inch container. If your container does not already have d ...more

How To : Plant garlic in your vegetable garden

Garlic is great for spicing up your meals (and keeping vampires away!) and fall is a great time to grow it. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to grow garlic in your garden. Get some garlic bulbs from a seed catalog, nursery or organic grower, and you'll soon have a garl ...more

How To : Increase your chances of getting pregnant

Boost your odds of having a baby with these 10 tested tips. Learn how to increase your chances of getting pregnant with this informative video. You Will Need: * A relaxation technique * Optimal body fat * Whole grains * Plant-based protein * Organic vegetables * Full-fat dair ...more

How To : Become a fruitarian and eat a healthy raw fruit diet

Fruitarians eat only raw fruit and seeds, both for their health—they think cooked food is toxic—and for the environment’s, since they believe that eating vegetables “kills” the plant. This is similar to raw foodist idealogy of eating all live vegan diet. Try it out and you mig ...more

How To : Top dress your roses

Top dressing is important for roses. Add one or two inches of good organic matter in and around the plants, taking care not to disturb the roots. Lori likes a material that is well composted, something with a lot of different sized particles, a product with a little nutrient c ...more

News : Grow a Treehouse From Plants and Meat

How would you like to live like Tarzan, except in a sustainable, organic treehouse? Check out TED Fellow and urban designer Mitchell Joachim and his plan for homes of the future. Read the full article here. Mitchell Joachim is co-founder of Terreform One in Brooklyn, New York ...more

News : McCall's Meat & Fish Company

A local butcher, who knows their customers by name!?! What a concept! This Hillhurst hot spot is planted smack dab in the sweet spot of Los Feliz. What I had been dreaming of for years, ended up walking distance from my home a few months ago, and the place couldn't be finer! M ...more

How To : Smell good naturally

Ever wanted to know how to smell good naturally with natural elements? You can save the earth without offending those around you when you go au natural. You Will Need: • A shower • Plant-based soaps • Natural food • Clean water • Wheat grass • Red radish juice • A lime ...more

How To : Get rid of weeds

A perfect, green lawn and colorful flower garden are worth your time and effort. Don't let weeds ruin your hard work. You Will Need * Water * Garden tools, such as a trowel, fork, or hoe * Mulch or lawn seed * Herbicide * A bag for recycling compost * Black plastic bag or tarp ...more

How To : Turn over soil

Turning over your soil mixes the nutrients and makes the ground more suitable for planting. Watch this video to learn how to turn over soil. You Will Need * Gardening or work gloves * A garden tarp * A flat-edge shovel * A garden fork Step 1. Lay out the tarpaulin Put on y ...more

News : HoloDecon

HoloDecon Tecnology directly afects our perceptive capacity, influencing the construction of the oniric sourronding , built in the alternate hyperrealist narratives The objects and the surroundings are experimented trough their properties and our perception of their substanc ...more

News : Heart Beet Gardening!

Be Still My Beating Heart, it's Heart Beet Gardening! So we all know that eating organic can be a challenge sometime to our pocket books. With tomatoes being $3 a pound some places, I often get asked how can I eat organic without breaking my bank account. One solution, grow y ...more

How To : Build hoop houses

A hoop house is greenhouse-like construct built to help gardeners grow vegetables and plants year-round. Build a hoop house with a professional organic farmer in this free gardening video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Build hoop houses. Build hoop houses - Part 2 of 17. Click ...more

Meatless Monday : Join the Revolution

Make My Mondays Meatless! One day a week join in on cutting out the meat! This Presidential initiative revived by The Monday Campaigns in association with Johns Hopkins, rolled out this program to the Baltimore public schools, then San Francisco went meatless and now celebrit ...more

The Brooklyn Grange : A Farm up on the Roof

Up On the Roof: Urban Rooftop Farming and The Brooklyn Grange So sometimes something inspires me so much that it makes me want to run to the rooftop of my eastside L.A. apartment and shout out at the top of my lungs "LOOK AT THIS, THIS IS AMAZING!". The Brooklyn Grange is one ...more

How To : Protect your roses from black spot

Roses, the world’s favorite flowers, are great garden performers that, if well cared for, will live for many years and produce thousands of exquisite blooms. Here are a few helpful hints on growing roses in your own yard or garden: Grow roses in a sunny spot with plenty of a ...more

How To : Do organic vegetable gardening

Before embarking upon the exciting adventure of building your own home vegetable garden, there are some important issues to consider. What tools and supplies will you need? Where should you put the garden? How do you dig the bed and plant the vegetables? Find answers to all of ...more

How To : Plant and grow blueberry bushes

Blueberries are a healthy nutritious fruit that you can plant and harvest yourself. Learn some tips for growing a blueberry bush from a professional organic gardener in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Plant and grow blueberry bushes. Plant and grow blueberry bush ...more

How To : Fertilize Aquatics

Video: . this video will show you how to make organic fertilizer balls for aquatic gardening. Step 1: Take a Handfull of Clay get enough clay to make a quarter sized ball. Step 2: Add Bone Meal add up to 25% bone meal or fish meal to the clay Step 3: Mix and Shape mix th ...more

How To : Start Your Own Organic Seedlings Indoors

Starting your own seedlings is a great way to save money, have a wider selection of varieties and gain personal satisfaction. Here are easy to follow tips on getting your seeds off to a great start. Video: . Step 1: Things You Will Need seed starting soil-recipe to follow con ...more

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