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June 2, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
We all want our gardens to be as healthful as possible, both for our families and for Mother Nature. So when bugs attack and you reach for your organic pesticides, it is important to apply them when and… read more »
August 5, 2014 - Meredith Cherry
You might already know that spiders and millipedes are not insects.  But did you know that not all insects are bugs? True bugs belong to the order of insects called Hemiptera, and they are distinguished… read more »
July 14, 2014 - Meredith Cherry
The neem tree has been used for centuries in India for its many benefits to people and plants.  The fresh flowers, leaves, bark and twigs all have been used for food and medicine, but the most important… read more »
July 8, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Summer is time for our beloved tomato plants to yield the beautiful fruits of our labor. Bright red, yellow, rainbow or green fruits hang on the vine between green leaves waiting for the perfect time for… read more »
July 5, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
With Integrated Pest Management or IPM, pest control does not  mean waiting until June and then grabbing the most toxic spray around to wipe out the summer pests in your garden. You’d probably… read more »
July 5, 2012 - GrowOrganic
July 3, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
New organic gardeners are often most enthusiastic about and most worried about organic pest control. These gardeners want to stop using chemical sprays on their plants—on the other hand, they’re… read more »
June 7, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
A hedgerow is like a neon sign in your garden that spells VACANCY to beneficial insects. Organic gardening is about creating a garden that is alive and in balance. Beneficial insects are an essential form… read more »
September 20, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Roll out the floral carpet in your garden to attract beneficial insects and keep them there. In our new video Tricia talks about releasing predator beneficial insects into your garden as organic pest control.… read more »
June 9, 2011 - Kalita from Peaceful Valley
              Millipedes   Centipedes   Sow Bugs & Roly-Polys   Centipedes, millipedes, sowbugs, and pillbugs or roly-polys are unusual arthropods.… read more »
May 13, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Meet the “Most Wanted” creepy, crawling, and flying pests who are out to eat your garden plants. Let us help you evict them from your garden. The Slime Twins: Slug and Snail As Tricia says… read more »
May 13, 2011 - GrowOrganic

Articles
Sierra Harvest - a Great Organization Many children in this country think of food as something that comes out of a box. This is such as disconnect…
Rootstocks-Unsung Heros The art of grafting is nothing new. Evidence of the Chinese using grafting techniques has been discovered…

Videos
Sierra Harvest - Food Love Project Farmers Market

Sierra Harvest - Soup Night


In The News
Organic Gardening 101: Weed Control
Organic Gardening 101: Part 3

Growing Guides
Potted Almond Tree Planting and Growing Guide
Pomegranate Planting and Growing Guide