Alfalfa Meal – fertilizer useful for specialty plants like roses, azaleas or any plant in stress.
Bat Guano – high nitrogen soil amendment. Increases microbial activity in the soil.
Beneficial Nematodes – microscopic worms in the soil that control fleas, fire ants, grubs, flies and cutworms.
Blood Meal – used as a high‐nitrogen fertilizer. Great as a compost activator.
BT (Bacillus thurengiensis) – a naturally occurring bacteria that infects and destroys caterpillars. Sold in liquid form as Thuricide and in powder form as Dipel Dust.
Coir – Coconut fiber. Retains moisture in the soil. Increases soil aeration to enhance growth and root stimulation.
Copper Fungicide – Controls powdery mildew, black spot, and rust on plants.
Corn Gluten Meal – organic weed pre‐emergent. Suppresses weed seeds in spring and fall. Cottonseed Meal ‐ fertilizer that is a good source of nitrogen and a natural acidifier making it good for azaleas, camellias and roses.
Compost – add nutrients and beneficial microorganisms to the soil. It’s easy to make your own!
Diatomaceous Earth (DE) – a very effective organic insecticide that kills by dehydration. Effective in controlling fleas, roaches, pill bugs, slugs and snails, chinch bugs, cutworms and fungus gnats.
Earthworm Castings – the best, gentle, slow‐release organic fertilizer. Great for use in potting soil, for seed germination, or to toss into each hole at planting time.
Expanded Shale – very porous, lightweight “gravel” that improves soil drainage and soil structure.
Fish Emulsion – a concentrated liquid or powdered fertilizer made from fish by‐products applied to the soil or as a foliar feed. Ferns love this fertilizer!
Garden Coach – Do you have lots of organic garden questions? Speak to the NHG Garden Coach!
Greensand – rock mineral derived from ocean deposits an excellent source of Potassium. Greensand is good to use in bed preparation or added to potting soil.
HastaGro – liquid fertilizer containing seaweed and humic acid to improve soil structure and nutrient uptake.
Horticultural Cornmeal – used for disease control when fungal problems are present.
Humate – humic acid increases organic matter (microbial activity) in the soil.
Humax – an alfalfa based compost that helps control fungal diseases such as brown patch and take‐all patch.
Insecticidal Soap – a very effective natural insecticide, which controls soft‐bodied insects like aphids, thrips, mealy bugs, whiteflies, leafhoppers, and spider mites.
Juice of Garlic – used as a liquid concentrate sprayed on foliage to repel aphids, cabbage loopers, leafhoppers, whiteflies, and spider mites.
Liquid Kelp or Seaweed – the best organic product to use in the garden since it is a fertilizer that has both fungicidal and insecticidal qualities. It is used as both a soil drench and a foliar spray.
Kitchen Composter – Convenient way to gather scraps for the compost pile. No mess, no smell!
Ladybugs & Lacewings – 2 of the top beneficial insects to have in your garden to help control a wide range of insect pests.
Lava Sand – an excellent soil amendment made from pulverized lava rock that improves clay soil structure.
Molasses – useful as a soil amendment or a foliar spray to feed and stimulate microorganisms
Mulch – retains moisture in the soil, composts back into the soil, suppresses weeds
- Pine Straw, slow to break down; good for pathways
- Shredded Hardwood, creates a finished look. Does not float. Stays where it is placed.
- Pine Bark, good for acid loving plants
- Cedar Mulch, pleasant smell, deters mosquitoes, breaks down slowly
Neem – safe and effective pest control that works as a repellent, anti‐feedant and growth regulator and fungicide. Avoid using during hot weather as oils can scorch plant leaves.
Nolo Bait – a biological control for crickets and grasshoppers in their nymph state.
NHG Organic Foods – specially formulated line of organic plant foods for Herbs & Veggies, Pansies, Roses, Bulbs, Seasonal Color and Lawns!
Orange Oil – safe and effective pest control. Dissolves the exoskeleton of insects and acts as a repellant.
Potassium Bicarbonate – controls black spot, powdered mildew, brown patch and other fungus problems
Pump-up Sprayer – the most efficient way to apply the foliar spray materials.
Pyrethrum – a powerful organic contact insecticide effective on dozens of pests.
Rain Barrels – collect rainwater and save on your water bill as well as helping the environment!
SLUGGO – an iron phosphate bait that controls slugs and snails. It is safe to use around pets and wildlife.
Spinosad – controls caterpillars, fleas, leaf miners, thrips, Colorado potato beetle and other chewing insects.
Trichogamma Wasps – tiny, beneficial wasps that parasitize the egg stage of many damaging caterpillars.
Vinegar – 10% or 20% Vinegar is great for spot weed control.
Xeriscaping – garden design based on water efficient landscaping using native and well adapted plants, mulches, reduced turf areas, and the addition of lots of organic matter to the soil.
Yellow Sticky Traps – an effective way to monitor which pests are present in your garden
Zinc – an important trace mineral you can provide by adding lots of compost, manure and organic fertilizers
Zeolite – naturally occurring clay product with trace minerals that provides a medium in various types of soils to hold cation exchange capacity.