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Organic gardening

Traditional vegetable gardens require an enormous amount of hard work and attention – weeding, feeding and strict planting schedules.  There is also the problem of seasonality, allowing beds to rest during the cooler months producing nothing at all.  Then we are told to plant green manure crops, add inorganic fertilizers and chemicals to adjust imbalanced soils.  It takes a lot of time, dedication and a year-round commitment to grow your own food the traditional way.  

But does it really need to be that difficult?
Let me ask you this question.  Does a forest need to think how to grow?  Does its soil need to be turned every season?  Does someone come along every so often and plant seeds or take pH tests?  Does it get weeded or sprayed with toxic chemicals?
Of course not! 

Traditional vegetable gardening techniques are focused on problems.  Have you noticed that gardening books are full of ways to fix problems?  I was a traditional gardener for many years and I found that the solution to most problems simply caused a new set of problems. In other words, the problem with problems is that problems create more problems. 

Let’s take a look at a common traditional gardening practice and I will show you how a single problem can escalate into a whole host of problems.
Imagine a traditional vegetable garden, planted with rows of various vegetables.  There are fairly large bare patches between the vegetables.  To a traditional gardener, a bare patch is just a bare patch.  But to an ecologist, a bare patch is an empty niche space.  An empty niche space is simply an invitation for new life forms to take up residency.  Nature does not tolerate empty niche spaces and the most successful niche space fillers are weeds.  That’s what a weed is in ecological terms – a niche space filler.  Weeds are very good colonizing plants.  If they weren’t, they wouldn’t be called weeds. 
Now back to our story.  Weeds will grow in the empty niche spaces.  Quite often there are too many weeds to pick out individually, so the traditional gardener uses a hoe to turn them into the soil.  I have read in many gardening books, even organic gardening books, that your hoe is your best friend.  So the message we are getting is that using a hoe is the solution to a problem.

However, I would like to show you how using a hoe actually creates a new set of problems.  Firstly, turning soil excites weed seeds, creating a new explosion of weeds.  And secondly, turning soil upsets the soil ecology.  The top layer of soil is generally dry and structureless.  By turning it, you are placing deeper structured soil on the surface and putting the structureless soil underneath.  Over time, the band of structureless soil widens.  Structureless soil has far less moisture holding capacity, so the garden now needs more water to keep the plants alive. 

In addition to this problem, structureless soil cannot pass its nutrients onto the plants as effectively.  The garden now also needs the addition of fertilisers.  Many fertilisers kill the soil biology which is very important in building soil structure and plant nutrient availability.  The soil will eventually turn into a dead substance that doesn’t have the correct balance of nutrients to grow fully developed foods.  The foods will actually lack vitamins and minerals.  This problem has already occurred in modern-day agriculture.  Dr Tim Lobstein, Director of the Food Commission said. “… today’s agriculture does not allow the soil to enrich itself, but depends on chemical fertilisers that don’t replace the wide variety of nutrients plants and humans need.”  Over the past 60 years commercially grown foods have experienced a significant reduction in nutrient and mineral content.

Can you see how we started with the problem of weeds, but ended up with the new problems of lower water-holding capacity and infertile soils.  And eventually, we have the potentially serious problem of growing food with low nutrient content.  Traditional gardening techniques only ever strive to fix the symptom and not the cause. 

However, there is a solution!  We must use a technique that combines pest ecology, plant ecology, soil ecology and crop management into a method that addresses the causes of these problems.  This technique must be efficient enough to be economically viable.  It also needs to be able to produce enough food, per given area, to compete against traditional techniques.

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 Food 4 Wealth System

Nowadays, Americans all across the country are trying to find ways to rid their diets of pesticides, eat healthier, and save money. People have access to multitudes of fresh fruits and vegetables. However, they are harboring chemicals that can be dangerous. Even those marked as organic can contain chemicals. Author Jonathan White has taken this into consideration and created the Food4Wealth System. White shows you how to grow organic vegetable gardens no matter the size of a person’s backyard.


Build Gardens From Scratch

The fundamental element of the system is starting your garden from soil and adding layers to it. White explains how to do this and even start on top of lawn you already have. Begin with newspapers. They are the first layer. Cover the newspapers with hay making layer two. Make the third layer by adding fertilizer. Once you have the fertilizer added, put more hay down. Last, add compost to make the last layer. You can use a frame made of wood for your garden and add the layers. The ecosystem that is created will require little maintenance. Per White, you can use your leftovers for compost and only work on your garden eight hours of the year.


Who Can Benefit from the Food4Wealth System?

The Food4Wealth System is a great route for people who want to grow organic vegetables themselves as well as people who want to save money. This system works for everyone, even if you live in an apartment. White states that you will not have to do heavy physical work, or even weed your garden. There is a section in the course that includes growing a surplus so you can sell your vegetables and earn money from your garden.


Training Methods

Included in the Food4Wealth System is an 80-page eBook, 60 minutes of video tutorials, and a project plan. The videos are titled as follows:

• Dimensions
• Composting
• Creating a Frame
• Maintenance
• What Goes in the Frame
• Seasons
• Putting Up A Climbing Frame for Peas and Beans
• Self-Seeding
• Adapting Your Existing Vegetable Garden
• Potato Beds
• Planting Out Your Plot
• Planting a Seedling
• Food 4 Wealth Fruit Farm
• Mini Food 4 Wealth Plot


The Food4Weatlh System features an eBook and videos that will teach you how to grow your own sustainable garden. It also teaches you how to profit from your garden. White assures you that you can grow your own organic garden and that it will be free of pests naturally and it can be grown anywhere. 


Pros of the System

The Food4Wealth System is simple and you can learn to grow your own garden even if you have never done so before. The price of the course is affordable, $39.97. If you are unhappy with the course, you have a 60-day money back guarantee. You will get your money back by filling out a refund form. The system helps encourage eating healthier diets and working with Mother Nature.


Cons of the System

For frames, White suggests using railway ties. This could work against you because a lot of railway ties have been treated chemically. For wooden frames, do not use wood that has been treated. White says that potatoes need to be separated from the rest of the vegetables, but he does not offer an explanation in to why.


Consumer Reviews

Reviews from consumers about the Food4Wealth system are positive. They say that the price is reasonable and that they love the guaranteed refund. The combination of the eBook and videos is another customer favorite. People who have followed the course exactly have had awesome results. They have a supply of vegetables that they can indulge in everyday. The greatest benefit appears to be the simplicity. You can do this without experience and have outstanding results.