You hear the words in the media, you see the products in the stores and you may even know a neighbor who practices it.
But what exactly is organic gardening?
Simply put, it means using only fertilizers or pesticides that are strictly of animal or vegetable, and not synthetic or chemical, origin. Continue reading Three Myths About Organic Gardening
The Health of the Grower
Rodale Institute in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, is considered the founder of the organic gardening movement in this country. A few years ago, Rodale discovered that some of the farmers who were coming to them for advice and help came because they were sick. Worse still, their families were also sick. Continue reading Five Good Reasons for Organic Gardening
Highly resistant to powdery mildew and strong enough to stand up to wind, this is one super-tough Begonia!
The best for bedding (but great in containers, too!)
Not your grandmother’s Begonia, Solenia® welcomes a bright new day in Begonia growing! Not only is this compact plant very tolerant of sun, it also stands up to heat and wind, and resists powdery mildew. You can grow it fearlessly in part shade to full sun, where it will set big double blooms over three seasons! There’s never been anything quite like it. Continue reading Solenia Begonias