You probably already know the difference between organic and non-organic foods, and have seen your share of the organic type at your supermarket. You’re well aware of which items the organic ones are. They have special packaging and cost a fortune. Keep reading for information to help you start producing organic produce right in your own yard.
If little ones live in your home, consider including everbearing strawberries in the garden plot. Little ones will be more likely to help when they can enjoy the fun of harvesting their own fruit.
Keep your plants in a warm, moist environment, if possible. The temperature needs to remain warm so they may grow. If this is a little too warm for your house, grow your organic plants under a heat lamp.
Before planting your favorite perennials, you must first prepare the ground. Slice under the grass with a spade, flip the layer you have lifted over, and spread three inches of wood chips on top. Wait for a few weeks and plant new perennials in this area.
Make sure you have your gardening tools near you, so you can maximize your gardening efficiency. You can keep them in a good sized bucket, or wear utility pants that have plenty of large pockets. Keep all of the tools you use and your gloves handy and will help you work more efficiently.
When a seed actually sprouts, it doesn’t need to be in as warm an environment. Sprouting plants can be removed from the heat source. Also take any plastic films off of your containers, so you can keep the warmth and humidity out. Watch your seeds closely to know how to go about this.
You can stop mud from being tracked into your house by covering your dirty gardening shoes with plastic bags. You will be able to go in and out without having to keep taking your shoes on and off.
Growing your garden at home might not be the most convenient thing for you, but you will save a lot of money and always have the confidence that what you’re eating and feeding your family is as fresh and as healthy as possible. Use the tips you’ve learned here and get started on your garden today.