Organic Gardening Mililani HI

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

The Family Tree Nursery
(808) 668-1920
87 675 Hakimo Road
Waianae, HI

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Gardens At Launani Valley
(808) 625-0181
95-668 Wikao St
Mililani, HI
 
Takenaka Landscaping And Nursery Co
(808) 625-1456
94-1162 Keahua Loop
Mililani, HI
 
Southern Turf International
(808) 232-2277
94-840 Lanikuhana Ave
Mililani, HI
 
Laboy's Cliff Christmas Trees
(808) 625-2815
94-329 Punono St
Mililani, HI
 
Pang's Nursery
(808) 239-1505
47 002 Okana Road
Kaneohe, HI

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Kalani Garden Apartments
(808) 623-9811
95-081 Kipapa Dr
Mililani, HI
 
Waipio Gardens
(808) 623-7636
95-024 Waihau St
Mililani, HI
 
Personal Touch Landscape Maintenance
(808) 623-8481
95-176 Waikalani Dr
Mililani, HI
 
Mari's Gardens
(808) 625-2800
94-415 Makapipipi St
Mililani, HI
 
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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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