3 Ways To Make Production Less Labor Intensive On Your New Organic Farm

Starting a new organic farm for profit? Here's how to make the production process a little less labor-intensive overall: Create Extra-Wide Pathways When designing the gardening plots throughout your farm, it's important to make the pathways a priority because they will be used on a consistent basis to tend to the plants and harvest food. While a walkway to travel with a wheelbarrow or a bucket on may suit your needs now while your farm is in its infancy, what kind of labor load will you be looking at in the years to come? [Read More]

Five Natural Methods For Controlling Insect Pests In The Garden

Gardeners know that even with the best gardening techniques, sometimes insect pests invade the garden and wreck havoc with flowers and vegetables. They aren't trying to make your life miserable, of course, but are just doing what comes naturally to them and enjoying a tasty meal. Getting rid of them can be a challenge, especially if you are opposed to using nasty chemical pesticides in your garden. The good news is, there are several ways you can keep insect pests under control without using harsh chemicals in your garden. [Read More]

3 Of The Worst Hazards For Your Lawn And How To Fight Them

Your lawn is one of the first things visitors see of your home and yard. Keeping your lawn looking lush and green takes some care and work, but it can be accomplished. Here are three of the worst hazards your lawn may encounter and how you can fight them. Sod Webworms If your lawn begins to show brown dead patches of lawn, it may not be from drought damage. You might be dealing with sod webworms that can spread and kill your entire lawn. [Read More]