Collage with 4 picts: butterfly on echinacea in garden with other flowers, raised vegetable garden beds with  edible plants and flowers, sage planted in garden, and cherry tomatoes growing near a purple flower

Organic Gardening

While there are many benefits to organic gardening, sometimes the topic can seem overwhelming. At SummerWinds Nursery, we're here to help!

Why Organic?

Organic gardening and landscaping provide eco-friendly benefits, nutrient-rich soil, optimal plant growth, and biodiversity through chemical-free practices. Plus, it yields resilient plants, reduces water usage, and ensures safer, healthier produce—benefiting us, our environment and local wildlife!

SummerWinds organic planting mix 2 cuft bag and summerwinds organic potting soil 1.5 cuft bag with soil and plant in frontGrow Organic

You can enjoy the benefits of eating organic vegetables and organic fruits by growing them in your very own Tasty Garden. To grow your garden lanscape organically, or to grow organic produce, you'll want to use natural and organic products that encourage soil and water conservation and reduce environmental pollutants. 

Organic Agriculture

To grow organic means using products such as organic soil, organic fertilizer, organic compost, and organic potting soil. At SummerWinds, we have a wide variety of organic soils, amendments and fertilizers to help you do just that!

Citrus plam potting soilOrganic Soils

Below are some of our favorite organic soils. Click on the links to learn more about each soil:

Picture of hand in soil with icons of different things that affect soil health - water, sun, organisms, insects, temperature, worms and microbesOrganic Amendments

We Offer a Variety of Organic Amendments, Including:

E.B. stone organics organic compost

Organic Amendments by E.B. Stone Organics:

4 quart bag of uni-gro vermiculite

Other Organic Amendments:

  • CocoTek - by General Hydroponics: An environmentally friendly alternative to shphagnum peat moss.
  • Lava Sand Extreme Soil Builder - by The Organic Garden Guy
  • Peat Moss - by Sunshine
  • Pure Worm Castings - by WormGold® Plus
  • Vermiculite - by Uni-Gro®

Organic Fertilizers

A bag of Tony's Magic Mix and Tony's Magic Flower fertilizers by Earth's Original Organics

At SummerWinds Nursery, we offer a wide vareity of Organic fertilizers. Click the links to learn more!

by Earth's Original Organics:

Organic Fertilizers by E.B. Stone Organics:

E.B. Stone Organics All-Purpose Plant Food surrounded by light and bright pink vinca flowers.

A bag of True Organic Annuals & Perennials Food.
by True Organic™ Granual Fertilizers 

A bottle of True Organic Liquid All Purpose Plant Food - Organic Fertilizer

by True Organic™ Fertilizers 

Organic Pest Control

You can control unwanted insects and pests in your garden through the application of organic sprays, organic insecticides, organic pesticides, and by companion planting.

Bonide Tomato & Vegetable Ready to Use SprayOrganic Sprays:
  • Bio Neem - This wide spectrum insecticide containing Azadirachtin derived from the Neem tree Azadirachta indica. For use on all crops, including grains, vegetables, fruits, vines and flowers. Contact insecticide effective against worms, caterpillars, white flies and grasshoppers.
  • Captian Jack's Deadbug Brew - by Bonide: Kills bagworms, borers, creepy crawlies, caterpillars, coding moth, rover moth, loopers, leaf diggers, creepy crawly bugs, tent caterpillars, thrips and more. Use on apples and oranges, vegetables, berries, citrus, grapes, nuts and ornamentals.
  • Neem Oil - by Bonide: An all purpose insecticide, miticide and fungicide for organic gardening. For use on any plant. Kills all stages of insects—eggs, larvae and adults. Makes a great dormant spray.
  • Tomato & Vegetable Spray - by Bonide: This 3-in-1 spray works in three ways—as a matricide, insecticide and fungicide. Prevents insects, diseases and mites. Effective against caterpillars, rust, powdery mildew, leaf spots, blight, whitefly, aphids and other listed pests and diseases.
  • Monterey B.t. - This biological insecticide controls worms and caterpillars on fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and shade trees.

More questions about Organic gardening? Stop in to speak with one of our Trusted Garden Advisors!

At SummerWinds, We Guarantee Success!