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Parasitic (entomopathogenic) nematodes as organic pest control?

Hi guys and gals.  I'm wondering if any of my fellow Homegrown friends here have experience in using nematodes. Back story is, I've been c…

Started by Anne Radcliffe

0 Jul 29, 2013

Got Aphids!! Using wheast to attract ladybugs?

Experts please chime in! I planted Nasturtium as a "trap crop" for aphids in my city garden. They're already getting covered by these lit…

Started by Cornelia

2 Jan 26, 2013
Reply by sue woods

Heirloom versus organic seeds

Help please: Looking at seed catalogues and there is something I can't figure out: heirloom seeds are not necessarily organic, right?  Is…

Started by Sarah K.

1 Oct 25, 2012
Reply by Rachel Hoff

Homemade Natural Pesticide Sprays 101

Are garden pests bugging your plants? Wondering how to eliminate them without turning to harmful pesticides and herbicides? Try using safe,…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

1 Jun 21, 2012
Reply by William Mundy

Buying From Family Farmers 101: Find CSAs, Farmers Markets and More

We get asked often: "Is there a place to find CSAs and farmers markets in my area?" We're happy to answer: "Why, yes. Yes, there is!" From…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

0 May 4, 2012

Composting 101

Curious about composting but not sure where to begin? Don't fret! Consider HOMEGROWN member Cornelia's early composting roots: "I have bee…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

0 Mar 8, 2012

Cover Crops 101

Thanks to HOMEGROWNer Lauren for providing us with this informative HOMEGROWN 101 on cover crops!      Cover crops are grown between planti…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

1 Nov 9, 2011
Reply by Omega Farms

Natural Pest Control 101

Controlling pests is a feat in itself, but to do so by natural means is downright difficult.  Defending your garden from an army of pests i…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

6 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Michelle Haugdahl

Raised Bed Bottom & Fill?

We are planting our first raised bed this year for organic vegetables/herbs. I purchased a cedar kit from Natural Yards that is 4x4 and 16.…

Started by Stacey

7 Feb 17, 2011
Reply by Cornelia

"How to Start an Organic Farm: A Visit To Fire Mountain Farm

From friend and HOMEGROWNer JessicaReeder's blog:Catherine Gockley, owner of Fire Mountain Farm and Apiary, didn’t start out as a farmer. S…

Started by Cornelia

0 Oct 27, 2010




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