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|How to grow healthy organic vegetables in pots
Growing your own vegies at home is both rewarding and great fun. In days gone by it was believed that organic vegetables could only be grown in garden beds. However, with the modern advent of organic potting mix and organic fertilisers, we can now grow organic home grown vegetables successfully in pots. More Info
|How to create healthy soils
A healthy soil is the first essential step to growing healthy plants. Healthy soils are full of organic matter and humus, teeming with beneficial microbial activity, earthworms and an abundance of nature’s wonderful little helpers. Plants growing in rich, healthy soil are vibrant, full of vitality and health, having few or rare problems with pest attack, diseases or nutrient deficiencies.
On the other hand, plants grown in soils with little organic matter and poor microbial activity are much more likely to suffer those problems. Such plants are not as healthy and generally have less brilliant blooms; in the case of fruit and vegetables, quality and quantity is poorer. So the key to growing healthy plants is first to build up a healthy garden soil! Here's how