You can start today, in fact, you can start this very minute to change your gardening practices to an organic system.
Resolve to start building healthy soil.
- If you aren’t quite sure how to begin building healthy soil, take a look at the article on Soil Regeneration.
Resolve to stop using man-made fertilizers and other poisons.
- You can find substitutes for all of these products that are entirely organic based and, in many cases, much more effective over time than the man-made counterparts.
Begin to select and use native plants species and well adapted introduced varieties.
- Whether you are planting vegetables, ornamentals, or trees, wherever possible, select native varieties for your area. If that isn’t possible, select varieties that have a proven record, have been adapted to your area, or come from areas that enjoy significant similarities with your area.