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The Benefits of Mulching

What is mulch? Mulch is a protective layer spread over the ground to protect soil and plant roots from undesirable conditions. The following organic materials can be used as mulch:  – straw – hay (however this one you have to make sure the grass was cut before the […]

Going Green…House :-)

What has Promix + Planting Containers + Organic Seeds + Greenhouse have in-common? The new 2018 Organic Growing Season has just began 🙂 It is a new experience for us this season starting out organic seedlings indoor before transplanting them onto the farming field. Spring in Toronto area […]

Visiting The Guelph Organic Trade Show

It’s been a great feeling to connect with those involved in growing, serving and promoting organic farming. Our visit to the Organic Conference at Guelph University resulted in visiting many trade show booths, asking questions and meeting new suppliers of seeds, farming equipment and simply having a great […]

The Almighty Organic Turnip

Winter in Toronto is in its full spectrum.  While we are patiently waiting for the new growing season to start, we wanted to share another article emphasizing the benefits of one of the underestimated organic vegetables we grew last season – TURNIP. By reading this article you will […]

From the Farming Field To The Classroom

Organic Farmer educates children. This past Monday I gave an educational lecture on benefits of Ecological Farming to our environment. I visited grade 6 French class at a North Toronto school and gave this presentation both in French and English. The children enjoyed learning new vocabulary and tasting […]

The Strength in Organic Carrots

Guess what’s in season? Sweet, tasty (if grown organically) and colorful like rainbow carrots. By reading this article you will learn few interesting facts about carrots, the benefits of eating carrots, the type of carrots we grow and we will share our favorite juice recipe!!!! Carrots belong to […]

Cilantro – Powerful Health Saver

You probably have heard of the phrase: “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” What if it is not true? What if this something doesn’t kill us but makes us weaker and sicker? I am talking about heavy metals such as lead, mercury, nickel, copper, and aluminum. You […]

Benefits of Eating Radish

Guess what is on our plate this week??? Radish!!! Fantastic and stunning yet underestimated radish. After reading this article you the reader will be able to identify the types of radishes we grow and name the benefits of eating radishes. Radishes are beautifying food They are high in […]

What is Organic

A few years ago I did not know anything about organic products or produce, except for these lonely green bananas at a local supermarket. They were located close to the other bananas just 20 cent more expensive than the regular ones.   My road to organic led through […]