Most people have heard about or seen organic foods. Distinguishing which foods are organic is really quite simple. It’s usually easy to identify them by the higher price tag and organic labels. Continue on for some great organic gardening tips, so you can learn how to grow one at home.
If you start to notice some powdery mildew growing on your plants, there is no need to waste money on expensive chemicals. Mix a bit of liquid soap and some baking soda into water. Spray the mixture on the plants once every seven days or so until you no longer see the mildew. No damage will occur to your plants, and the baking soda is mild and efficient.
Be sure to get rid of the weeds growing in your garden. Weeds can take over a healthy garden faster than you think. A simple tool that is useful in removing weeds is white vinegar. You can use white vinegar to eliminate weeds! Use a spray bottle full of white vinegar and you won’t have to use your hands.
Try to grow some wheat or cat grass around your cat’s favorite plants. You can also put something on top of the soil around the plants that has an offensive smell to cats, such as mothballs or citrus peel.
If you have planted vegetables within your garden, make sure that they are getting at least six hours of sunlight each day. Many of the vegetables need a lot of sun, so they can grow right and at a faster pace. Some flowers also require direct sunlight for a portion of each day.
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.