Organic Gardening Sioux Falls SD

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

Rock Garden Nursery & Landscape
(605) 338-9148
2101 North Dr
Sioux Falls, SD
Products / Services
Garden Centers / Nurseries, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Consulting, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Plants, Trees

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R & S Sprinkler & Landscaping
(605) 338-4809
3002 N Presentation Ct
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Baumgartner Trees & Landscaping Inc
(605) 332-6797
1701 W Madison St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Pauls Always Green
(605) 334-3684
1111 S West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Cliff Avenue Greenhouse & Garden Center
(605) 362-9727
7310 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Hieberts Greenhouse Of Sd, Inc
(605) 336-9100
46844 264th St
Sioux Falls, SD

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Eagle Lawn & Landscape Inc
(605) 366-1111
3408 North Potsdam Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Rock Garden Nursery & Landscaping
(605) 338-9148
2000 N North Dr
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Country Acres Tree Farm
(605) 368-5500
26865 468th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Northern Plains Landscaping Inc
(605) 728-4721
5808 S. Sandra Dr.
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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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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