Natural Healing's

Organic Vegetable Gardening Section

Welcome to Natural Healing


Gardening - Natural Science Not Rocket Science...
Linda Gray

Don't force yourself out of the most profitable hobby in the universe because you think it's too hard to learn ...It isn't!

Gardening is fast becoming the world's number one hobby, and with all the latest 'alternative' information we have to hand, gardening as a natural science is fun to learn about and rewarding in the extreme...

Produce your own fruit and veg - cut the shopping trips.

Keep it organic!- be nice to the planet, and your body.

Stay fit and healthy with exercise and fresh air.

Spend quality family time in the outdoors.

Turbo boost your creative spirit

And if that isn't enough to be going on with, learn about plant-kind in all it's glory. From trees through to fungi, there are millions of plants to research, grow and eat- no chance of getting bored!

First you have to take your first step.

Start gardening, be a gardener, enjoy your garden.

Starting from scratch? Let your imagination run wild. Stand in the centre (-ish) of your garden and imagine..close your eyes if you like.

Don't hold back. Let your creative thoughts flow. How much can you do with your space? Don't imagine for one minute that a simple lawn will let you off the hook here. A lawn needs maintaining, and mowing regularly - for EVER...and it can get kind of boring to look at as well! How about creating

a butterfly patch

a wildflowers corner

a vegetable plot

a herb garden

a water feature

Then you will need a shed to store your tools. Where would that be best placed in your garden? Don't waste a sunny position with a garden structure. Sheds don't need to be in full sun to survive!

Is there enough space to place garden furniture? Rather than going for the table-and-four-chairs-on-patio style, can you place benches and small tables in semi-shady spots near the honeysuckle or round the herbs?

When you think you have a reasonable idea of all you want from your garden, take some notes and think about it for a while. Don't leap in too soon-more often than not you'll land up doing the same job twice. Browse through garden catalogs, take a little time and do a little planning.

But not for too long! Don't let the ideas wither into another was-gonna-do-one-day file.

If you have enough of a budget to buy your garden structures and furniture, do this first, and position them in your garden. Then create your flower beds, vegetable plots and wildlife patches around these structures.

If you don't have cash up front, don't worry. The things you need will come to you. For now, prepare the space as if you DID have the shed, or bench or whatever, and work around these areas.

Start all the patches and work on them as and when you can, or start one patch and get it finished before moving on to the next. How you work in your garden depends on a number of things...

size of land and budget

helping hands available

seasons and the weather

time slots and energy levels!

Treat gardening as an ongoing hobby rather than a project to be started and finished. Plants are growing life forms and will always be changing the shape and feel of your garden. Go with it where you can, and prune heavily where you have to!

Get the kids involved with quick-germinating seeds, and fast-growing plants. Many retailers offer special seed mixtures for kids. Pumpkins are great for getting the kids interested in gardening.

Learn about edible flowers and teach the children what can and can't be eaten - and why.

Don't let the grass grow under your feet. Get in on the action now. Turn off the TV, put your wellies on and leap into nature!

About the Author: Linda Gray is a freelance writer and, with her partner. has spent ten years renovating a neglected acre of woodland. Find heaps of straight gardening advice and pots of inspiration at


Organic Vegetable Gardening Best products

Organic Vegetable Gardening News

organic vegetable gardening

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 PM at the Cranford Community Center for the presentation, "Organic Vegetable Gardening" with Virginia Lamb, environmental educator from Rutgers Home Gardeners' School. Come learn how to ...

Read more

Free "Organic Vegetable Gardening" Presentation

“It’s my love for Nature that motivated me to garden,” says Premila, a homemaker who strives to feed only organic and chemical-free vegetables to her family. She believes that with the right amount of organic fertilizers, any plant can grow well.

Read more

Garden from broken shells and fallen leaves

“Resident had a vegetable garden in his front yard ... Dave Chapman and dozens of other longtime organic farmers packed a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board in Jacksonville, Fla., this week. It was their last-ditch effort to strip the ...

Read more

Lawmakers Plot Protect Front Yard Vegetable Gardens

Parameshwaran, an aeronautical engineer-turned-farmer who leads the Dindigul-based organic farming initiative called ‘Aadhiyagai Gardeners’ Team’. Mr. Parameshwaran is due to hold a workshop on how to lay out a sustainable vegetable garden both at ...

Read more

Grow your own vegetable garden

Each season, it is so nice to see so many new organic gardening converts - people of all ages ... they find in the flavor of their freshly harvested organically grown vegetables, herbs and fruits. The sooner any organic food is eaten after harvesting ...

Read more

Organic gardening converts enjoy fruits of labor

February 14, 2018 (Lemon Grove) – Lemon Grove, a community that has its roots in agriculture, will soon be getting a community garden—complete with fresh, organic vegetables, an adjacent flower garden, and a butterfly-friendly garden. The City Council ...

Read more


It's expanding also because people always prefer chemical-free organic vegetables and fruits. They can easily get organic and fresh food from rooftop gardening. Moreover, through the spread of greenery on the rooftop, these people are also contributing to ...

Read more

Rooftop gardening for greener cities

Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association ... irrigation and water conservation, vegetable gardening, choosing appropriate and pollinator-friendly plants and common plant diseases. Bring a sack lunch. Workshop is open to the public. Fee is $50 and is ...

Read more

OKC home and garden notes

Other larger organisms that you may not see in your garden — gophers ... If you add them to vegetable beds, they can be tilled into the soil in the spring. But, in any case, organic matter serves a similar purpose, trapping heat by providing a cushion ...

Read more

Your winter garden may be quiet, but your winter soil is brimming with life

3. Eat less meat. Organic meat is undeniably expensive. You can reduce your intake and save money by regularly replacing meat products with legumes and other protein-rich substitutes. 4. Garden. Harvesting your own vegetables is one of the best ways to ...

Read more