by April Reinhardt
(last updated September 6, 2017)
Organic gardening has been defined as a method of gardening that encompasses the whole environment to enhance soil's structure and health, while simultaneously boosting production and health of growing plants without the use of artificial fertilizers or pesticides.
Some people who use organic gardening methods believe that a garden is more than just a means of supplying food. They also subscribe to the notion that everyone in the community can have a garden of some type to help promote the local economy by way of sharing foodstuffs within the community, share gardening experience, and participate in a farmer's market.
Whether you live in that type of communal area, or simply want to have your own organic garden for private use, here are some tested steps to follow to grow an organic garden successfully:
Remember that the philosophy of organic gardening is that all living things depend upon each other; from dirt and pests, to wildlife and flowers, and food to humans. We can be responsible for how we treat the environment, to preserve and improve it for future generations.
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