INFO SHEET: Organic gardening
... productive, safe gardening for home & community gardeners
Organic gardening is an approach to growing food, ornamentals and native plants using a combination of traditional and scientific gardening techniques.
The principles of organic growing can be applied at any scale — from large commercial farms to container plants on your apartment balcony. Most community food gardens make use of organic gardening.
For home and community gardeners, organic growing is low-cost and safe. Organics avoids the possibility of gardeners contaminating themselves and the city’s waterways through the erroneous use of synthetic pesticides, fertilisers, fungicides and other biocides.
Download the PDF below to find out more about the principles of organic garden and how to maintaining healthy soil and plants and find out the importance of saving seed.