Issue #07 – The Dirt on Organic Gardening: PDF Download

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Issue 7 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening is about amending your soil and getting ready for fall!

Read tips and tricks on planting in the fall, discover the best ways to rejuvenate your soil, and get the facts on GMOs. Also, learn how you can put up your excess tomatoes by cooking and canning some amazing marinara sauce.

Contents

EDITORIAL Passion and community

GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY Fall planting
Includes good cool-weather crops, an explanation of grow zones and how to calculate your planting window.

FEATURE Amending your soil

FEATUREĀ Melissa’s amazing homemade marinara

DOS & DON’TS on canning

FEATURE What is a microclimate?

FEATURE The power of garlic

JUST ASK LEE by Lee O’Hara
Lee answers questions on why plants would grow slowly, whether dog food makes a good fertilizer, and what the difference is between humus and compost.

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD by Lauren Hollander
The down-low on GMOs

THE BUZZ by Pat Anderson
Preparing for winter

WHO’S DOING IT Aquaponics at Whisper Farms

ORGANIC INTERNATIONAL by Becky Whitt
Australian Organic: Educating the community

PRODUCT REVIEW Yard Butler Garden Stool

SIMPLY DELICIOUS Creamy potato leek soup