An Organic Vegetable Garden
is the best way to go!
When did organic vegetable gardening first touch
me personally? It was when my wife said, “I
haven’t tasted a tomato like this since I was a
little girl”. And she was right! Tomatoes
bought in the store or those found in most
restaurants can’t hold a candle to the flavor
and color of home-grown organic tomatoes.
Organically grown vegetables just taste better!
One of the good things about an organic
vegetable garden is that you can make your own
homemade organic fertilizer.
All those table scraps that are normally thrown
away can be
Leaves, lawn clippings, garden remains and even
weeds can be used, too. This is one of the best
forms of organic fertilizers.
There are good ways of
without using dangerous chemicals. So,
why not go
organic! It is better for the
environment, for your soil, and for you.
I use a refractometer tool for brix
produce in my garden. The higher the brix
better the quality of my produce. This brix
to tell if the nutrition of various fruits and
vegetables is poor, average, good or excellent. Nutrient-dense
Why are organic
fertilizers better than
An organic vegetable garden has a different
focus than the conventional NPK fertilizer
organic approach focuses on correcting problems
in the soil,
building up the health of the soil (YouTube
the micro-organisms in the soil to break down
organic nutrients, making them available to the
The goal of organic gardening is to produce a
living, vibrant soil, and to grow delicious,
What about chemical fertilizers? How is the
chemical approach different from the
organic? Instead of feeding the microorganisms in
the soil and letting the soil feed the plant,
chemical fertilizers, applied to the soil or the
leaves, feed the plant directly. Chemical
fertilizers are instantly available, so they
give fast results. However, the soil suffers.
Click here for more information on chemical
fertilizer vs organic fertilizer.
Need something to perk up your plants now, not a
month from now? Great news! There are liquid
organic fertilizers, especially
fish fertilizer, which can be used in an organic
vegetable garden for quick results. Plus, unlike
chemical fertilizers, they ARE good for the
While we are on the topic of organic fertilizer, would you
like a lawn that is both beautiful, and safe
for your four-footed friends? Good news! There
are excellent organic options for
pet safe lawn fertilizer.
I started using
this approach back when my front yard was
nothing but a weed patch. After the first year,
a small patch of Bermuda grass appeared. Each
year it got larger, until it covered the whole
area in front of my house.
Organic lawn fertilizer that is safe for
pets works really well!
I hope this information has been helpful. If you
want to be environmentally friendly, plus grow
delicious foods that are chocked full of
wonderful nutrients, an organic vegetable garden
really is the best way to go.