Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Website & Terra Viva Update We had an incredible response to the Organic Grub Control article in last month’s issue. Many other websites like ICanGarden.com, and Dollar Stretcher reprinted the article for their audience so we had a hard time keeping nematodes in stock! We hope to see many of you at the upcoming Van Dusen Flower & Garden Show [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Bringing Your Plants Indoors   by Arzeena Hamir As the risk of frost nears, it’s time to bring in some of the non-hardy plants so that they can overwinter indoors. But before you start digging up your plants and plunking them in pots in front of your window, follow a few easy steps to [...]

Controlling Lawn Grubs Organically

Controlling Lawn Grubs Organically Contact Arzeena Hamir Beetle grubs can turn a fine looking lawn into a patchwork quilt of yellow spots. But before you reach for the insecticide bottle, there are a number of organic alternatives that will help you cope with the grubs without poisoning yourself or your family. What are these grubs? The grubs that you see [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Website UpdateThe Story of Two MitesHeirlooms: A Taste of the Past a Gift to the FutureThe Three R’s Of The Ecological GardenerRoast Squash and Onion Tart The Story of Two Mites by Arzeena Hamir The Spider Mite Spider mites, also known as two-spotted mites, become a particular problem for the gardener through the winter. [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Website & Terra Viva UpdateWinter Garden Clean UpHow to Grow Japanese Red Maple Trees from SeedPerils Of Pressure Treated WoodHearty Cold Weather Soup Recipe Winter Garden Clean Up by Arzeena Hamir Originally published at Suite101.com As winter approaches, it’s tempting just to sit back and put your feet up and not have to think [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Garden Clean-upWelcoming winter frostPumpkin Cheesecake recipe Garden Clean-up As winter approaches, it’s tempting just to sit back and put your feet up and not have to think about the garden until springtime. However, just a bit of extra work at this time of the year can save you a whole lot of hassle come [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Gardening UpdateLow Cost Season ExtensionHold Your WaterThe Bulbs Are Coming!Zucchini Whoopie Pies Gardening Update With the cool weather near, it’s time to start thinking of protecting your plants. We have found an innovative package that allows you to put up a mini greenhouse over your plants without breaking the bank. Each kit is constructed [...]

Terra Viva Organics – Organic Gardening Supplies and Expert Advice

           Plant your garlic now!     The fall is the perfect time to plant garlic in your garden. Compared to spring-planted garlic, fall garlic produces larger bulbs, matures earlier, and often has fewer disease problems. Additionally, certain types of garlic, mainly the hard-neck types like Rocambole, will not mature in time from a spring planting. Of the [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics The fall is the perfect time to plant garlic in your garden. Compared to spring-planted garlic, fall garlic produces larger bulbs, matures earlier, and often has fewer disease problems. Additionally, certain types of garlic, mainly the hard-neck types like Rocambole, will not mature in time from a spring planting. Of the three types of [...]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Contest Winner!Medicinal Garden (Part I) Growing Potatoes in BarrelsNo-Till GardeningFruit-Glazed Acorn Squash Medicinal Garden (Part I) by Sheri Ann Richerson Starting a medicinal herb garden may be easier than you think. With a few selected herbs and a bit of planning this is a garden that will give you joy for years to come. [...]