Organic Gardening Roswell NM

Local resource for organic gardening in Roswell. 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 Greenery
(505) 623-1744
1501 N Atkinson
Roswell, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Roswell Seed Co
(575) 622-7701
115 S Main St
Roswell, NM

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Petree Nursery & Greenhouses
(505) 751-7421
Petree Ln
Taos, NM
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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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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Little Valley Lndscp & Nrsy Co
(505) 336-1749
992 Airport Rd Hwy 220
Alto, NM
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Tonex termite and pest control
(575) 626-2771
2610 suzanne
Roswell, NM
Products / Services
Pest control, termite control, weed control

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

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Jackalope Nursery
(505) 471-8539
2820 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Native Earth Landscaping
(505) 316-2284
110 Calle Palomita
Santa Fe, NM

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Agua Fria Nursery, Inc.
(505) 983-4831
1409 Agua Fria St
Santa Fe, NM
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Annuals, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Container Plants, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines, 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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