Organic Gardening Los Lunas NM

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

Soil Secrets LLC
(505) 865-7645
3084 Hwy 47,
Los Lunas,, NM

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Agra Greenhouses
(505) 877-5440
2015 Gun Club Rd Sw
Albuquerque, NM
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Annuals

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Plants Of The Southwest
(505) 983-1548
Rr 6 Box 11a
Santa Fe, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Mark DeBarbieri
(505) 238-1819
701 Alan Ayers
Estancia, NM

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The Third Day Nursery
(505) 318-8540
502 West Navajo Road
Hobbs, NM
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Trees That Please - tree farm and nursery
(505) 866-5027
3084 Highway 47
Los Lunas, NM

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Desert Gardens
(505) 877-7655
1313 Tobacco Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Virginia Trading Post
(505) 983-6165
82 E San Francisco St
Santa Fe, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Alameda Greenhouses & Nursery
(505) 898-3562
9515 1/2 4th St NW
Albuquerque, NM
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Flower Seed, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Heirloom Plant Nurseries, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Peat Moss, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Potted Flowering Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees, Vegetables, Wildflower Seed

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Alpine Gardens & Gifts
(575) 377-6181
3453 Highway 434
Angel Fire, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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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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