Tending My Garden/ Organic Gardening with a common sense approach
Tending My Garden is an in depth, informative site on organic gardening that helps get you past the hype and overwhelm of most of the “how-to” books and sites. Organic gardening in Virginia for 38 years, Theresa Martz, teaches you the simple things that you really need to be successful.
I wrote a post in January of 2011 that is even more relevant today than it was then, since it tells of how the basics of human existence have escaped most in our society. (And I don’t think “most” is an exaggeration.)
The majority seem clueless about where food comes from and don’t really see a need to know.
Since I first started TendingMyGarden.com in 2010, one of the things that I’ve found to be strong within gardeners is the urge to water.
The urge is so strong that unless someone literally has no way of watering (other than maybe hauling an occasional watering can to a plant – like my situation) they never really know what the plants will or can do.
About everything you can think of tastes better when you grow it yourself; especially from an organic garden that works with nature . The only exception I can think of is if you grow varieties that have little or no taste.
Grow the Right Variety
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