Biological Diversity

Biological diversity refers to the variation within and between plant and animal species in any given habitat.

Species diversity is crucial for many important natural processes. For example, the nitrogen cycle requires many different species of fungi, bacteria and invertebrates to break down organic matter and convert it into the nitrates needed by plants for growth.

A garden which is organically managed will almost always be a biologically diverse habitat.

What is Organic Gardening?


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