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Lawn Care and Climate Change

One of HowToOrganics.com favorite phrases is “sustainability begins at home.” Catastrophic global climate change is the end result of the unsustainable treatment of the environment, which also begins at home. Expert research indicates that lawn…
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Compost Tea: Why It Works

At HowtoOrganics.com, we’re passionate about sustainable lawn care solutions. Organic lawn care isn’t just better for our planet—it’s also better for your lawn and your wallet. Organic lawn care methods are better for your lawn…
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Is Your Lawn Killing the World’s Bees?

Have you seen the headlines? A shocking 44% of the nation’s honeybee colonies have collapsed over the past year. This environmental and agricultural catastrophe has been given an apt name: colony collapse disorder. For years…
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Compost Tea: How it Works

This is an exciting few months here at HowToOrganics.com. We’re exploring the efficacy and practice of using compost tea. If you’re just joining us now, this is the second article in a series of four.…
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What is Compost Tea?

During these next few months at HowToOrganics.com we’re celebrating one of the most effective organic turf care methods out there: compost tea. This useful tool is a supplement to traditional composting, and is due for…
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Soil Testing: Why it’s Important and How to Do it

A plant can only be as healthy as the soil it sits in. This old agricultural adage underlies how critical it is to maintain healthy soil. Whether you’re trying to grow turf, a vegetable garden,…
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Chemical Fertilizers Destroy our Water and Marine Life

Each year in the United States, 11 million tons of NPK chemical fertilizers are spread on lawns for the sake of aesthetics. But that bright green lawn has consequences. More and more, scientists are asking…
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Case Study: Hybrid Lawn Overlooking Applebrook Golf Course

A residential lot near the Applebrook Golf Course in Malvern, PA has experienced what so many new builders experience: the unintentional exhaustion of the topsoil. When Organixx, a organic lawn care company based out of…
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Introducing HowToOrganics.com

Every Earth Day, countries around the world demonstrate their support for sustainable solutions to climate change. With Earth Day 2016 fast approaching, the need for real action to protect our environment is more present than…
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