Many people are only just beginning to realize the joys of organic gardening. With the advice provided here, you’ll soon be learning how to create your very own organic garden. Simply follow through with our handy tips and tricks and take advantage of these great results.
Organic foods are beneficial because they have not been contaminated by pesticides. While this is great for your loved ones’ health, still check for pests and bugs.
It’s time to plant some organic garlic. Take single garlic gloves and plant them in moist but drained soil at the start of spring or fall. Each clove should be planted end-up, four inches apart and between one and two inches below the surface of the soil. You can cut green garlic shoots while they grow, you can then use them in place of scallions and chives. Harvest the garlic bulbs when the tops of the plants turn brown. The bulbs should be left outside in the sunshine for a few days to dry and harden the skin. You should store your garlic cloves in a cooler area and tie them in some bunches.
A good tip for an organic garden with tomatoes, is to plant an additional set of tomatoes once three weeks have passed since you planted the original ones. The reason is, this will prevent your entire harvest from coming in all at once. Additionally, should something happen to during one of your harvests, your tomatoes will not all be ruined.
Just by doing a few things, you can make a garden for perennials. Lift the top layer of turf with your spade, flip it, then cover the exposed soil with three or more inches of mulch. After a few weeks, you can cut into the new bed and plant your perennials.
As was mentioned earlier, perfecting your organic garden just takes some patience, and investment of time. Use the tips above to see how great your new garden may be. Regardless of what specific insights you choose to apply, they’ll help you successfully grow whatever you choose to plant.