WHAT DOES ORGANIC MEAN?
Organic (with a capital 'O') practice is a form of plant and animal husbandry
which emphasises an approach sympathetic with the planetary ecosystem. In
general, synthetic chemicals are not used, and the use of natural fertilisers
and pest control techniques (like companion planting and appropriate
mulching) is encouraged. Apart from the ecological benefits, this usually
results in tastier food, free from the synthetics residues found in most
This list is for the discussion specifically of Organic gardening; we don't
cover Organic methods of animal husbandry.
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