Many people select organic gardening to avoid using pesticides or commercial fertilizers on their garden for fear of long-term damage to their health and the environment. Another benefit is that organic gardening techniques are often cost little-to-nothing. Here are some suggestions on helping you to become a organic gardening professional.
Strawberries are a good organic garden choice for families with strawberries, particularly everbearing strawberries. Strawberries are a favorite of children due to their sweetness. And since they’re so easy and fun to pick, it’s also a healthy, productive, safe activity that children can assist adults with.
Ward off certain diseases that plague plants with the use of aspirin. One and a half aspirin, dissolved in two gallons of water, can be a great addition to your plants. Simply spray your plants with the mixture, and this will help them fend off various diseases. Plants should be sprayed once every two to three weeks.
As your seeds sprout, they require less warmth than before. Sprouting plants can be removed from the heat source. Take off any plastic that is on the containers to keep away from warmth and moisture. Keep an eye on your seeds in order to know when you should do this.
Try to work as efficiently as possible when gardening. By having your tools in one location, you will not spend hours looking for them. By keeping your tools in a certain area, they will always be ready whenever you are. You can keep your garden tools in a tool belt, or in your pockets. Another good idea is to keep them all in a bucket that you carry around with you.
Leave plenty of growing space when you plant your garden. Leave a little more space than you think your full grown plant will need to make up for overgrowth. The plants need space due to sheer size and also for air circulation. Plan your garden carefully and leave enough space between the seeds.
Organic gardening is healthier. You won’t be exposing your plants – and yourself to toxins or chemicals. Use the tips you just read to help you start planting your organic garden. You should expect to see more wildlife inhabiting your garden as your garden works more with nature.