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Organic gardening is gardening without the use of man-made chemical pesticides or chemical fertilizers. It is said by some of its supporters to be more in harmony with nature. Organic gardeners emphasise the importance of "feeding the soil, not the plant".

Systems of organic gardening include; Biodynamic agriculture which predates organics by some 20 years; and Permaculture which emerged in the mid 1970's.

For more detailed information on subjects relevant to organic gardening and farming see the list of organic gardening and farming topics.

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