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Organic Gardening

Gardening can surely be one of the most terrific pleasures on this planet. Granted, there areOrganic Gardening many pests, that can try to spoil our gardening fun. Here is some info that we hope will help you enjoy peaceful, productive, and beautiful gardens!

If you have any related information you would like to share, please e-mail us and we will make the information available to others. If you find any links that are no longer working, please let us know also. Thank you!

Here are a few websites that have tons of products and info that don't use traditional pesticides:

Arbico-Organics
Jerry Baker
Garden's Alive
Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
Dirt Doctor

ORGANIC PRODUCTS:

We sell only organic products that we personally use on our property

Codex Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is great for internal parasite control. Contains 15 trace minerals that are excellent for soil. DE is a drying agent, and thus reduces odor and moisture in barns and stalls. Fed to animals daily, it keeps fly larvae from developing in manure, noticeably reducing the fly population.

Certified Organic Thorvin Kelp is terrific for use as a soil amendment. It contains many vital minerals and nutrients necessary for plant growth, so can be applied directly to the soil or soaked and applied as a foliar spray. Fabulous in the garden to increase crop yields, drought resistance, frost protection, and stress recovery.

Seeds: We obtain our seeds from these reputable dealers

Nichols Garden Nursery
Richters
Seeds of Change - 100% certified organic
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Horizon Herb - Purveyors of Strictly Medicinal Seeds & Live Roots
R.H. Shumway's Seeds
Territorial Seed
Gurney's Seed & Nursery Co.
Harris Seeds
Vermont Bean Seed Co.
Pinetree Garden Seeds
Farmer Seed & Nursery
J.W. Jung Seed Co.
Wildflowers
Goodwin Creek Gardens

Herb Plant Sales

Most herb plants have been sold for this season. We do take special orders, so let us know what you are looking for and we will advise if we can supply it to you. Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis)
Chamomile - Roman & German (Anthemis Nobilis & Matricaria Recutita)
Feverfew (Chrysanthemum Parthenium)
Lavender - English (Lavendula Augustifolia)
Marshmallow (Althaea Officinalis)
Milk Thistle (Silybum Marianum)
Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus)
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis and Prostrata)
Sage (Sage Officinalis)
Spearmint (Mentha Spicata)
Valerian (Valeriana Officinalis)
Wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium)
Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium)

All herbs are grown without traditional pesticides. Please e-mail for pricing quote and availability. We do grow to customer specifications, so if you have particular needs, let us know.

Pond Plants

These are grown in our ponds, along with our fish, snails, frogs, tadpoles, etc., so are never sprayed with pesticides. These must be picked up at Wolf Creek Ranch, as we do not ship.

Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)Pink - bare root - $20.00; potted $35.00
Egyptian Grass or Egyptian Paper Reed (Cyperus)- 5 gallon pot $12.00 each
Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)Lilac-Blue - bare root $4.00/bunch (4-5 plants)
Elephant Ears (Alocasia macrorrhiza)- 5 gallon pot $15.00

Beneficial Insects:

Information and sales of lady bugs, praying mantis, fly parasites, nematodes, and a wholeLady Bughost of other beneficial insects can be found at the following websites:

M & R Durango Inc. Insectary
Buglogical Pest Control Systems
Natural Insect Control - Canada
March Biological
Koppert Biological Systems
Bicontrol Network

Predator Control:

Here are some good websites with regards to control of critters that eat your yard and garden (i.e. rabbits, deer, squirrels, moles...)
American Natural Products Company
Dr. T's Nature Products, Inc. - Nuisance Animal/Pest Control
Predator Pee

Worms:

Here is a websites with information and sales of beneficial earthworms, redworms, and castings:
Earth Worms

*These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information on this Web site or in emails is designed for educational purposes only. The information on this web site is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a physician or veterinarian. This information is not intended as a substitute for the reader's independent judgment and personal responsibility. Health issues are far too important to delegate to anyone else. It is highly recommended you research and seek information and counsel from as wide a variety of sources as possible, so you can make well informed educated decisions about you, your child's, or your pet's health, as in the end YOU make the decisions.


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