Organic gardens have become very popular in recent years as people start to understand the consequences of corporate farming techniques. Many people who choose to live this lifestyle grow their own plants and herbs, so they can benefit from them. If you are interested in growing plants, flowers and vegetables without the use of harmful pesticides and fertilizers, keep reading.
Shoveling clay is very difficult and lots of work because the clay is hard and sticks to the shovel, making it tough to handle. To make the clay soft so you aren’t working as hard, take floor or car wax and rub a light coat on the surface of the shovel using a clean cloth, then buff the surface. The clay will no longer stick to the shovel, and this also helps to prevent other problems like rusting.
Having healthy soil in your garden will help your plants avoid insect pests. If you are producing healthy plants, they will be stronger and better able to resist bugs and diseases. You want to cultivate quality soil with adequate salt levels, which leads to healthy plants.
Annuals and biennials are an excellent way to add a splash of bright color to your flower gardens. Fast growing biennials and annuals can enliven a flower bed while letting you change up the look each season and year. Use them to fill gaps between shrubs and perennials in the sun. There are many flowers you can plant in these gaps. Try marigolds, petunias or sunflowers for a brighter garden.
If you want your garden to sport flowers in the spring as well as summer, plant bulbs. A hardy perennial addition to your garden, bulbs will continue to delight every year. Plant bulbs that will bloom at various intervals to ensure beautiful flowers are growing in your garden all year long.
As you pick up more tips, acquire new techniques, and learn more in general about organic gardening, you will find organic horticulture becoming easier for you. Don’t forget that this advice is just the beginning.