Why is organic gardening required?

Organic gardening focuses on building healthy soil that can sustain healthy plants. Organic gardening encourages the natural balance between living organisms in the soil. It is also safer for pollinators, wildlife, pets and humans.

For more information on organic gardening please visit Metro’s Yard and Garden page, www.OregonMetro.gov/garden.

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1. How much time should I expect to dedicate to my garden plot?
2. When is the gardening season?
3. When should I start spring preparation and planting?
4. When is fall harvest and clean up required?
5. What should I do if something in my plot or garden has been stolen or damaged or there’s an emergency?
6. Who is responsible for getting rid of rodents and wild animals in the garden? What can I do to keep them out?
7. Can I use newspaper in my community garden plot?
8. What resources does the city provide?
9. Why is organic gardening required?