Organic Gardening London KY

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

Laurel Landscaping
(606) 528-3186
2200 Level Green Rd
Corbin, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Farmholme
(859) 356-2084
15283 Madison Pike
Morning View, KY
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Wilson's Farms & Greenhouse
(502) 449-1806
3903 Blanton Lane
Louisville, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Annas Garden Ctr
(239) 261-0328
2349 W Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY
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Annuals

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Ridgetop Greenhouses Garden & Gift Shop
(606) 787-8480
803 Thomas Ridge Spur Rd
Dunnville, KY
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Annuals

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Pine View Farm
(606) 598-5326
174 Highway 1524
Manchester, KY

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Robert H Deibel Greenhouse
(502) 241-4459
6810 W Highway 146
Crestwood, KY

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Hillenmeyer Landscape Services
(859) 255-1091
2337 Sandersville Rd.
Lexington, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Laurel Landscaping
(606) 528-3186
2200 Level Green Rd
Corbin, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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The Country Barn
(270) 885-4843
112 Britmart Rd
Elkton, KY

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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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