It seems anything and everything organic is all the rage these days. From produce to perfumes, just about everybody wants to jump on the au-naturel train. Luckily our beginner’s guide shows you how to start an organic garden with fool-proof tips, tricks and guidance that will ensure organic success.
SO YOU WANT TO BECOME AN ORGANIC FARMER?
You’re not alone. In fact, you’re part of a trending practice that’s worth billions of dollars. Analysts have pegged industry growth among organic farms at just over 6%.
According to Wikipedia.com, Horticultural therapy (also known as social and therapeutic horticulture or STH) is defined by the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) as the engagement of a person in gardening and plant-based activities, facilitated by a trained therapist, to achieve specific therapeutic treatment goals.
Farms face long-term challenges as production costs continue to skyrocket, fifth-generation farmer says
Rising costs of fertilizer, fuel and equipment could cause long-lasting problems for the agricultural industry, a fifth-generation farming in RIPON, Wis., facing the skyrocketing prices told Fox News.
Professor Patrick du Jardin, the Director of the Botanic Garden at the University of Liège in Gembloux, Belgium, says biostimulants are “defined by what they do” instead of what they are. What biostimulants do is alter the microbial content in soil to promote plant growth. These products are initiatives to contribute to sustainable agriculture.