Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Website UpdateEnsure Your Bounty of PeasGardening Activities for FebruaryCool Season Gardening in ContainersGiant Daikon Pickles Ensure Your Bounty of Peas by Arzeena Hamir Keen gardeners here on the West Coast often mark Valentine’s Day, February 14th, as a day for planting garden peas. While the weather may be mild at this time of the […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Organic Gardening Gardening organically isn’t just gardening without chemicals. You, the gardener, must work with nature to develop an ecosystem in your garden. What does that mean? Learn about and encourage healthy bugs like ladybugs, lacewings, and other predatory insects to come into your garden and feed on your pests. You can do this […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics New ProductsAttract Beneficial Insects to Your Garden Time to Start Your TomatoesMake Your Own Bee CondoSugared Asparagus New Products We have a number of exciting products that we can’t wait to show you: 1. My First Garden – A child’s garden kit complete with small gloves, a soil scoop, mini watering can, fertilizer (Flower […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Website & Terra Viva UpdateFive Must-Have Ingredients for the Organic Gardener’s ToolkitHobby Gardeners Can Be Successful Farmers’ Market VendorsEdible FlowersDandy Eggs Five Must-Have Ingredients for the Organic Gardener’s Toolkit by Arzeena Hamir For any gardener who still hasn’t been convinced about the need to garden organically, here are some statistics that may help change […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Website UpdateLow Cost Mushroom Production at HomePreparing for Seed SavingThe Buzz About Worm CastingsGingered Asparagus Low Cost Mushroom Production at Home by Arzeena Hamir Gourmet mushrooms like Shiitake, Oyster & Enoki mushrooms are growing in popularity but the retail price for many of these delicacies can often be out of range for most people. […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Gardening UpdateLate Blight DiseaseChildren and Vegetable GardeningDrying HerbsFresh Tomato Pie Late Blight Disease by Arzeena Hamir If there’s one thing we gardeners in the Pacific Northwest know about, it’s how to grow tomatoes in the most difficult conditions. It’s bad enough that our summers are normally very cool but now the coming weeks are […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Got Mildew? Get Milk! by Arzeena Hamir Less than 3 years ago, researchers in South America discovered a new alternative to controlling powdery mildew. Wagner Bettiol, a scientist from Brazil, found that weekly sprays of milk controlled powdery mildew in zucchini just as effectively as synthetic fungicides such as fenarimol or benomyl. Not only was milk found to be effective […]