Organic Gardening Has Never Been This Easy!

One great way to improve your diet and give yourself a fun an interesting hobby is to plant an organic garden. You do have to put in some effort, though. You may be unsure about how to go about this kind of gardening.

Are you a parent? If you are, try planting some strawberries like everbearing strawberries in your garden. 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.

Water containing some aspirin helps your plants fight illness. Dissolve 1 aspirin per gallon of water for a plant disease fighting solution. Help your plants to fight disease by spraying them with the aspirin water. Give your plants a spray of the aspirin-water mixture about one time every three weeks.

Organic Garden

One way to help your organic garden thrive is to leave an undeveloped area that is conducive to the wildlife around your area. This can be a good area for the types of insects that pollinate plants. It can also be a sanctuary for birds, which will help some plants thrive. This can greatly improve the production of your organic garden.

Keep your plants in a warm, moist environment, if possible. This is the optimum temperature to ensure strong growth. You can also buy a heat lamp to maintain ideal conditions for your inside plants during the winter.

Easily and quickly prepare your ground for a garden of perennials. Use your spade to slice chunks of turf up, then flip each piece over, and spread wood chips on top to a depth of four inches. Wait two weeks, then dig in and plant the new perennials.

Have some plastic bags on hand that you can put over your gardening shoes if they are muddy. You will be able to go in and out without having to keep taking your shoes on and off.

Pine Needles

Do not underestimate pine as great mulch. Some plants need acidic soil to grow properly, because of their own acid content. When you have plants like this, nothing is easier than to gather pine needles for your beds. Cover soil beds with a few inches of pine needles, and they will disperse acidity to the soil below as they decompose.

Do you want to kill weeds without using commercial chemicals? A good thick layer of newspaper can be laid down to control weeds. Weeds can’t grow without sunlight. The layers of newspaper over the weeds will block out the light and kill them. Newspaper decompose quickly and integrate into the compost. Add visual appeal by placing some mulch over the top.

As you have read, a lot of hard work and homework go into producing a plentiful organic garden. Persistence and patience are also important traits for successful organic gardener. Remembering the above tips, you can successfully grow an organic garden.