Organic Gardening Inman SC

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

Ashdown Roses
(864) 468-4900
2220 S. Blackstock Road
Landrum, SC
 
Lichtenfelt Nurseries, Inc.
(864) 458-9864
947 Anderson Ridge Rd.
Greer, SC
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Ferns, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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East Side Garden Center
(864) 582-1683
1050 Fernwood Glendale Rd
Spartanburg, SC
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs

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Hensons' Inc Mulch & More
(864) 457-4104
22565 Asheville Hwy
Landrum, SC

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Gutter Helmet of South Carolina
(877) 493-5146
1605 Locust Hill Rd
Greer, SC

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Creekside Farm And Garden
(864) 582-2234
1940 Drayton Road
Drayton, SC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Country Boys Garden Center
(864) 292-0260
2917 Wade Hampton Blvd
Taylors, SC
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Annuals

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Motlow Creek Gardens
(864) 468-4848
14095 Highway 11
Campobello, SC

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ExpressScapes
(864) 662-2088
125 N Buncombe Rd
Greer, SC

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UPSTATE UNDERWATER SERVICE
(864) 505-2645
44 red quail lane
Greer, SC
 
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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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