Organic Gardening Evans GA

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

Green Thumb West Nursery & Garden Center
(706) 863-0212
110 Davis Road
Martinez, GA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Ferns, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Palms / Cycads, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Nurseries Caroliniana
(803) 279-2707
22 Stevens Estates Street
North Augusta, SC
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Educational Books & Tapes, Fertilizers, Fountains - Decorative, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Giftware, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Hardscape Supplies, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Insecticide, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Media & Publications, Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Nurseries - Wholesale, Organic Fertilizers, Organic Gar…

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Andy Watson Landscaping
(706) 854-9374
108 Davant St
Augusta, GA
Barrett Tree Co
494 Stevens Creek Rd
Augusta, GA
Augusta Landscape and Mulch Distri.
(706) 722-5757
3907 Lobloly Trl.
Martinez, GA
Products / Services
Hardwood, pine, special blends & dyed virgin wood mulches, topsoils, potting soils , tree & scrub mix, aged pine fines and various aggregate products
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Bulk supplier only - manufacturing in Ga. N.C. & S.C.

Sanderlin's Greenhouses
(706) 541-1865
2539 Scotts Ferry Rd
Appling, GA
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Greenhouse Growers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Tall Pines Greenhouses
(803) 270-5209
380 Woldus Road
North Augusta, SC
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Clementine Home and Garden
(706) 868-0906
318 Baston Rd
Augusta, GA
Green Thumb West Garden Center
(706) 863-0212
110 Davis Rd
Augusta, GA
Horizon Landscape Group
(706) 564-5639
4416 Columbia Rd
Augusta, GA
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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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