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For many gardeners, the term "organic" has become synonymous with "safe," which makes sense, since avoiding harmful pesticides and chemical fertilizers is a big part of organic gardening. But going organic also involves selecting the right plants and garden locations. This guide offers:
* Ways to develop soil naturally, use safe fertilizers, manage pests, and battle plant disease without harmful chemicals
* Steps to grow an organic lawn, plus hands-on advice for cultivating vegetables, herbs, fruit and nut trees, and flower gardens
* Resources for organic supplies and information