Useful Garden Resources (click for details)
Links to Outside Garden Resources
- Instructions for a No-Till Garden
- Organic Material Review Institute
A directory of organic products and genetic materials, which can be used to find products and materials or ensure that your products and genetic materials qualify as organic.
- Compost Resources
The how-to basics of composting as well as more complicated science behind it.
- Western Mass. Permaculture Guild
A regional forum for permaculture enthusiasts in Western Massachusetts.
- UMass Permaculture
Documents UMass students’ effort to plan & create their own permaculture garden.
- Organic Gardening Guru
Entertaining and informative hub for all things organic gardening.
- Organic Gardening Glossary
An A-Z glossary of organic gardening terms.
- Invasive Plant Atlas of New England
An authoritative guide to invasive plants of New England.
- Grow Your Own Organic Garden
Powerpoint presentation from Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.
- Remineralize The Earth
Northampton-based non-profit providing information about the value of rock mineral amendments for organic gardening/farming.
- John Lane & Sons, Inc.
Local source for acquiring basalt rock dust for amending your garden soil.
Below are excerpts from a conversation between intern Mik Henzel and Reverend Sarah of First Churches of Northampton's Common Ground…