Learn how to manage gardening pests and diseases using organic methods.

Tip: How to keep animals out of your garden

Use the helpful tips in this article to keep common pest animals out of your garden or yard. We get a lot of emails and social media comments that read like this: “I love to garden, but (insert animal name) keeps eating or destroying everything I grow. What should I do?”  Hey, we get it! You’re growing food for you and your family, not for your furry neighbors. Having dealt with all manner of critters over the years, we thought we’d provide you with a quick rundown of remedies we’ve found effective for virtually any four-legged pest you can imagine.

By | November 8th, 2017|

Video: How to grow ladybugs in your garden

Want to grow ladybugs in your garden? This article (and video) will show you how!  If you're a regular reader of this blog, you know how much we love insects, especially pollinators and predatory insects. You

Our Top-5 Summer Gardening Tips

A roundup of our top-5 summer gardening tip articles to help you grow your best organic garden ever! It's getting hot outside. Your garden is taking off with plants seemingly doubling in size overnight. Bees,

How to Have Your Butterfly Garden and Eat It Too

Foreword by Aaron von Frank, cofounder of GrowJourney: The writer of this article, Dr. April Gordon, is better known to me as "mom," and has been a lifelong inspiration to everyone fortunate enough to know

5 Facts You Should Know About Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer

Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is the backbone of industrial agriculture. What is it? How is it made? What are the long-term ecological effects of its use? Find out in this article.  We hear these two questions

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Or Stop Plant Diseases In Your Organic Garden

Learning how to prevent or stop plant diseases in your garden can save you a lot of time and heartache. Use these helpful tips to enjoy a healthy organic garden!  It's hard to believe that