Organic Gardening Ashtabula OH

Local resource for organic gardening in Ashtabula. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to organic vegetables and pest control, as well as advice and content on garden supplies.

Coffee Creek Nursery
(440) 466-3257
5969 Northridge Road West
Geneva, OH
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Conifers / Evergreens, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Stro's Greenhouse
(814) 873-8982
12990 Ridge Road
West Springfield, PA
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Vegetables

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Herman Losely & Sons
(440) 259-2725
3410 Shepard Rd
Perry, OH

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Bird Feeder
(440) 576-0603
1484 State Route 46 N Ste 9
Jefferson, OH

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Motts Greenhouse
(330) 875-2040
11555 Louisville Street
Louisville, OH
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Builders / Contractors, Chemicals, Container Gardening, Containers, Decorative Planters & Urns, Fall Decorations, Fertilizers, Fountains - Decorative, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gifts & Accents, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Halloween Decorations, Hanging Baskets / Planters, Herbs, Holiday Items, Houseplants, Mulch, Peat Moss, Perennials, Plants, Pond Additives, Potted Flowering Plants, Potting Soil, Roses, Seed, Soil & Amendm…

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Sabo's Woodside Nursery Inc.
(440) 466-9523
7800 N Ridge Rd. E
Madison, OH
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Herbs, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Design, Perennials, Plants, Poinsettias, Pond Additives, Pond Filters, Pond Lighting, Pond Liners, Pumps, Roses, Shrubs, Specialty Supplies, Trees, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations, Vegetabl…

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Secors Nursery
(440) 259-3487
4940 N Ridge Rd
Perry, OH

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Sunshine Gardens
(440) 259-4636
4018 Middle Ridge Rd.
Perry, OH
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Plant Crafters, Inc.
(440) 892-0868
26185 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Digregory's Greenhouse & Garden Ctr
(740) 264-0926
125 Bullock Avenue
Steubenville, OH
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Organic Gardening | Tips to start an organic garden

Tips to start an organic garden

Millions of home gardeners all over the world use organic methods to grow fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers and various other botanicals without the use of pesticides. There are many reasons to "go organic" in your backyard garden; you'll decrease your family's exposure to potentially dangerous pesticides and chemicals, enhance the wholesomeness of your food and improve the environment.

Soil Conditioning for Organic Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening is perhaps the most popular application for organic methods, because so many people are concerned about pesticide residue on their food. If you're new to organic gardening methods, you may not realize that the key to pest prevention in organic vegetable gardens is to ensure that your soil is in top-notch condition.

Many soil conditioners and fertilizers contain non-organic materials, so consult an organic gardening book if you need help selecting the right substances to use. Some favorites include fertilizers containing fish, crab, bone or blood meal, bat guano, or manure. If these organic gardening supplies sound too icky, there are plant-, seaweed- and mineral-based fertilizers that also work well, without the smell or ick-factor.

In addition to these options, you may be interested in learning more about the organic gardening tip of composting, which involves saving certain kinds of household scraps. Over time, these scraps turn into a nutritious soil-like substance that plants love.

Organic Gardening Pest Control

The big question on many people's minds when they first contemplate organic gardening is how they will control pests. It turns out that chemical pesticides are truly unnecessary in gardens because there are so many natural pest control agents available.

The simplest organic pest control substances to use are multi-purpose organic sprays. These sprays, which contain a mix of herbs, oils and minerals, are formulated to work on most common pest species....

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