Organic gardening in its simplest form is gardening without the use of synthetic, man-made chemicals, while focusing on building the fertility of the soil. But gardening organically also means to think of your garden as part of a whole ecosystem. Everything from water, soil, and insects to wildlife and people plays a valuable role in this system. An interview with Maria Rodale of the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, sheds light on this eco-friendly way of gardening. This episode explores exactly what organic gardening is while guiding viewers through the benefits, the drawbacks, and the bottom line. Part of Growing a Greener World. (29 minutes) https://fod.infobase.com/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=52712&tScript=0
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