There are many all-natural methods out there you can use to grow a bright, vibrant, healthy organic garden. Just learn some techniques, and put the ones that resonate with you into practice.
If you want to spend more quality time outdoors with your children, why not allowing them to help you with your gardening? Kids delight in the idea of growing things and seeing how things change over time. Explain every step to your child and he or she will hang on to your every word.
Using a solution of aspirin and water can prevent certain plant diseases. Your plants can benefit from a solution you can make by dissolving one and one-half aspirins into a couple of gallons of water. All you need to do is spray the plants with the solution in order to battle common ailments. Apply at three week intervals.
You should work efficiently, instead of working hard in your garden, to simplify things. Don’t waste your time by searching high and low for that packet of seeds or spade. Organize the tools you will need before you head to the garden, and put every item away when you finish your work. If you need to use a tool belt, try using some pants with pockets in them.
Keep plastic bags handy to cover your muddy gardening shoes. This allows you to maintain your flow so you can rapidly get back to your gardening.
Don’t let all the little chores in your organic garden build up. While you may not be able to spend time in the garden on a daily basis, there are still many things you can do to keep things from snowballing out of control. For example, pull a few weeds if you’re outside and waiting for your dog to finish his business.
An old laundry basket makes a great way to gather your harvest. This laundry basket can be used as a type of strainer for all your produce. While your freshly harvested fruits and vegetables are still in the basket, rinse them off and any excess water will run off through the laundry basket holes.
Do you want to get rid of weeds in a natural way? Use several layers of newspapers for weed control. Weeds can only grow in sunlight. By covering them with a layer of newspaper, you are essentially suffocating the weeds due to a lack of light. It’s easy for newspapers to break down over an extended period of time, making them great for compost. You can add mulch on top for aesthetic reasons.
Gardening is within everybody’s reach, but you will only make the most of your gardening experience with knowledge. It is important to put these organic tips to good use.