Organic produce is much more tasty and healthy than the mass produced fruit and vegetables normally found at the supermarket. Why not consider producing your own organically grown produce? Read the article below for tips and suggestions on how you can have your very own organic garden at home.
Pine is a wonderful mulch so do not discard the idea. Some garden plants are high in acidity, and do better with acidic soil. Pine needles are an excellent form of mulch for these types of plants. Cover your beds with the needles, as they will decompose and disperse their acid throughout the soil.
The simple beer trap is still one of the best methods of ridding your organic garden of slugs. Use a glass jar buried in the soil so the rim of the jar is at ground level. Pour beer into the jar until it is an inch from the top. Slugs will be attracted by the beer and fall into the jar.
Compost is incredibly useful in organic gardening, but what is it made of? Compost includes natural ingredients and by-products, such as grass clippings, small branches, plant materials and even leftover veggies from the dinner table. Compost is an effective alternative to commercial fertilizer.
In order to claim your crops are legitimately organic and be credible, it is important to your customers that you become organic garden certified. This also does several things to boost your business. First, it is likely to increase your sales as it builds trust in more customers. Second, it shows customers who have been loyal that the quality produce you provide is top notch.
When preparing to plant a shrub or tree in your garden, consider digging a hole that looks ugly for planting them. If there are any glazed sides in the hole, it restricts the growth of the roots.
Do not keep on buying low quality produce. Apply what you’ve learned in this article today, and start growing your own produce.