You probably know quite a bit about organic foods, whether you have read about them, or noticed them at your local supermarket. It is easy to spot organic products. Organic items usually cost more and are packaged differently. Read this article to learn how to create your very own organic garden.
If you’d like to create a raised bed, use materials like brick, stone, or untreated wood. If you choose wood, it needs to be naturally rot resistant and untreated. Good choices are cypress, cedar and locust. Treated wood has chemicals that can be harmful to a vegetable garden. If you have placed treated wood in your garden, line it with a coat of plastic.
Clean off your vegetables in fresh water outside, and then save the runoff for the garden. The water washes off dirt and nutrients from your fresh produce, but this can be reused to add back as enhanced nutrients into your garden as better nourishment than you can get from either rain water or tap water. For the best results, avoid using any cleansers on your vegetables when you rinse them.
If aphids are interfering with your organic gardening efforts, one effective way to fix this problem is to utilize a light solution of soap and water. You just have to spray the whole plant, which includes the leaves, stems, and buds, with a very light amount of soap water, and follow this up with a spray of clear water.
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