Welcome to Planet Natural’s Gardening Blog, a clearinghouse for all things green and growing. What are we about? Organic gardening, sustainability, and the natural lifestyle, of course. That means you’ll find how-tos on raising healthy, great-tasting, heirloom vegetables, growing beautiful landscapes and flowers, composting, and improving soil health. We’re all about controlling weeds without harmful herbicides and pests without toxic pesticides. We’re engaged in conserving water and xeriscaping, growing herbs, and raising cover crops, and all the wise-use practices that make for sustainable, healthy gardens and landscapes.
The practice of growing organically is as old as gardening itself. It’s only in the last several generations that we’ve embraced the chemical fertilizers and risky pesticides that lead to short-term production gains while sacrificing our soil, our wildlife, and our very health. (more…)