An organic garden on a school campus

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to organic gardening and farming:

Organic farming – alternative agricultural system that relies on fertilizers of organic origin such as compost, manure, green manure, and bone meal and places emphasis on techniques such as crop rotation and companion planting. Biological pest control, mixed cropping and the fostering of insect predators are encouraged. Organic standards, in general, are intended to enable the use of naturally occurring compounds while restricting or strongly limiting the use of manufactured substances.[1]

Organic farming and gardening systems and approaches

Principles of organic gardening and farming

The ornamental organic garden

Organic gardening and farming techniques

History of organic gardening and farming

History of organic farming

Pests and diseases

An IPM cotton bollworm trap in a cotton field (Manning, South Carolina): a type of integrated pest management
Nutrient deficiencies


Organic publications

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Organic organizations

Some important figures in organic farming and gardening

See also

Related lists


  1. ^ "USDA Blog » Organic 101: Allowed and Prohibited Substances". Retrieved 6 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Michelle Obama's organic garden wins America's hearts". LifeGate. 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2023-04-02.