Introduction to Organic Gardening

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INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC GARDENING

  • WHAT IS ORGANIC GARDENING…3
  • PLANNING…3
  • SOIL What is it?…3
  • Soil Structure …3
  • The Soil Food Web…4
  • Introductory concepts …4
  • Bacteria…5
  • Soil Fungi…5
  • Soil Protozoa…5
  • Soil Nematodes…5
  • Soil Arthropods…5
  • Earthworms…6
  • Fertilization…6
  • FEED THE SOIL NOT THE PLANT…7
  • Composting…7
  • Mulching…8
  • Weed free garden…8
  • Hot composting…9
  • Cold Composting…11
  • Compost tea…12
  • Green Compost materials…13
  • Brown Composting Materials…13
  • Composting Materials Used List…14
  • Over-Wintering…15
  • Interbay Mulch …15
  • Green Manure Cover Crops…16
  • Leaf Mold …18
  • See What Is In Your Soil…19
  • PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL…20
  • Beneficial Insects in the Garden…20
  • Attracting and Keeping Beneficial Insects …21
  • Sources of Food for Attracting Benefical Insects …21
  • PLANTING…23
  • Selecting seeds and plants…23
  • Planting…24
  • Spacing…24
  • Rows & Beds…25
  • Soil Preparation…25
  • Sowing Seeds and Transplanting…25
  • Vegetable Planting-Harvest Guide…26
  • Crop Rotation Planning…28
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