The rewards of an organic garden to your health and eating pleasure are innumerable. It does, however, require a great deal of effort to grow. You probably do not know how to go about growing an organic garden on your own.
A good tip to help your plants stay healthy and fight diseases is to use aspirin water. Crush and dissolve one and one-half 325mg tablets in two full gallons of plain water. You can just spray this on them to fight disease. Try spraying your plants with this around every three weeks.
If you are growing plants organically indoors, you have to consider the light that they are getting. If you live in a home or apartment that does not get great sunlight you may want to consider growing plants that are designed to grow in low or medium-light environments. You can also try using artificial lighting to help.
Prepare the ground for a perennial garden quickly and easily. Simply use a spade or small shovel to get under the grass or turf and flip it over. Then, using wood chips, cover the area to a depth of three or four inches. After a few weeks, you may then utilize the area to plant your flowers.
You will garden more efficiently if you keep your tools close by. Wear pants with multiple pockets or use a toolbox or large bucket. Have gloves, small shears, a trowel and any other tools you may need on hand to make it simpler to maintain your garden.
For some plants, pine needles makes an ideal mulch. There are many common acidic plants that prefer acidic soil. When you have any plants like this, it’s very simple to just collect pine needles to use in your bed. Simply add a layer of pine needles a couple of inches deep to the plant beds. The needles will decompose over time and provide the soil with acidity.
You need to avoid chores in your organic garden stacking up. No matter what your schedule is like, you should be able to fit in small things that will help you avoid having an overwhelming amount of work all at once. For example, if you have a dog, pull a few weeds while you are outdoors with the dog. Over time, you keep your garden weed free without adding any additional time on to your day.
As should be obvious by now, organic gardening requires a bit of forethought and planning before implementation. Persistence is also a necessary ingredient for success. Keep the tips offered in mind and you can see more success.