Eat Fresher Food By Growing Your Own Organic Garden

In the world of organic gardening, there are plenty of great resources available to both new and experienced organic gardeners alike. There are many e-guides, books, videos, and other resources available. This set of tips contains some of the best advice for helping a good organic gardener become a great organic gardener.

Organic gardening is a safe hobby to share with your children. You can provide a good learning experience that your children can appreciate the more they learn on how to grow healthy produce.

Are you a parent? If you are, try planting some strawberries like everbearing strawberries in your garden. Children love to snap up these sweet juicy fruits for themselves and will be much more willing to eat other foods you’ve planted as well.

A good tip to help your plants stay healthy and fight diseases is to use aspirin water. An aspirin and a half, combined with a couple of gallons of water, will do amazing things for your plants. Spray the plants with the aspirin solution to help your plants fight disease. Be sure to repeat this process every two or three weeks.

Having a garden of perennials can be an easy and quick process. Use a spade to dig into the turf, turn the turf over, then spread the area with approximately three inches of wood chips. Let this sit for a couple weeks, next dig into it to plant your new plants.

Once your seeds start sprouting, they do not need as much warmth as they needed before. As your plants grow, you will want to put a little distance between them and heat. If you have plastic films on your containers, remove them. Watch your seeds carefully to know when you can take these steps.

Flower Beds

Use several inches of organic materials for mulch in your flower beds. This fights weeds, retains moisture, and gives your garden valuable nutrients. Your flower beds should also look beautiful all year long.

When creating a compost pile, use dried plant materials and green plants in equal parts. “Green” material refers to things like wilted flowers, weeds, leaves from your yard, and grass clippings. Dried plant material includes straw, sawdust, shredded paper, cardboard, and dried and cut-up woody material. Diseased plants, meat and fire-waste like charcoal or ashes should not be placed in your compost pile.

A good general rule when planting your seeds into containers is that the depth of the planting should be about three times the size of the seed. There are some seeds, however, that you should not cover at all, since they need sunlight to germinate. Among the seeds meeting this definition are ageratum and petunias. If you do now know how to plant your seed, consult the information that came with the seed when you bought it or check online for helpful information.

In conclusion, the tips that you have read above should have you well on the path towards becoming the best organic gardener you can be. There is a lot of information to be had and you need to know how to apply it. Take what you have learned and use it make your garden as successful as you can.