Organic Gardening

What is organic gardening? The term ‘organic gardening’ refers to gardening without the use of any man-made chemical pesticides or chemical fertilizers. In other words only natural elements are used for organic gardening. In organic gardening, natural bulk compost and manure are used to maintain the soil and to ensure fertility.

If you have never done organic gardening before you may be wondering what are the natural bulk of compost you can use. Actually the natural compost used in organic gardening can be easily found in your garden. Some examples of raw and natural matter you can use for organic gardening include grass clippings, fall leaves or vegetable scraps.

The process of composting helps to recycle garden waste and returns the nutrients that have been taken from the soil. If you want to use organic fertilizers for your gardening one of the best sources will be animal manure. Cow, chicken, and horse manure are good choices of animal manure which can act as fertilizers for organic gardening.

In recent years it has been found that there has been a drastic increase in the number of people enaged in organic gardening.This could be due to the reason that many are realizing the benefits organic gardening can provide.

There are a number of advantages for using organic gardening. For starters, when you engage in organic gardening all the fruit and vegetables you grow are free of chemicals and are safe to eat. It has also been found by scientists that organic gardening protects the health of people and the planet by reducing the exposure of toxic chemicals from synthetic pesticides.

It is also a known fact that exposure to pesticides can cause a lot of undesirable effects in us, such as headaches and fatigue and even other serious complications such as cancer. There is no doubt that when one undertakes organic gardening all these negative ill effects are reduced.