Tags » Organic Fertilizer

The Winter Cover Crop Part II: Green Manure

Day I: In which noodle was scratched and there were many distractions.

Well campers, it looks as though my little experiment in the veggie garden has moved on to phase two. 1,869 more words

Organic Gardening

Blogging Meets Journalism

My day out with a crew from Africa24 Media covering a story I had only heard from people gave me the opportunity to hear it from the horse’s mouth. 1,023 more words

Slurry for plants

We have a biogas plant at home and we use the slurry to fertilize the plants. When we went home last time, I brought a bottle of slurry for my plants in our apartment in Bangalore. 39 more words

Our Life

Snow— Mulch From Heaven

This winter has already given us in the Northeast US a decent amount of snow, and some gardeners might be concerned that their babies may have forgotten their mittens out there. 208 more words


Why Should I Use Organic Fertilizer?

Many of us are concerned about how safe our home garden’s fertilizer is. We want to grow our own healthy veggies, but don’t want to add to the problem of illness and pesticide poisoning. 486 more words



Comfrey’s other name, Knitbone, is a clue to its traditional use in encouraging the healing of broken bones. Medicinally, its potential for healing wounds and bones is unchallenged due to one of its key constituents, allantoin, which stimulates the growth of new cells. 949 more words