Fruits and vegetables that are grown organically are not only healthy and delicious, but also far surpasses any produce you will find in any supermarket. Instead of buying from stores, why not grow your own? Read this article and learn how you can grow your very own organic garden.
Don’t underestimate pine as a great mulch. A number of plants commonly grown in garden settings do best in an acidic soil. If you have acid loving plants, use pine needles as a mulch. Cover up your beds with a few inches of needles. As they start to decompose, they’ll spread out acid onto the ground and soil.
To eliminate pests naturally, look for plants and flowers that repel harmful insects and animals without damaging your garden. Natural insecticides are sometimes more effective than the myriad synthetic, chemical-based products available. Natural insecticide are more environmentally friendly, in part, because they decay quickly and become harmless.
If slugs are an issue in your garden, a beer trap can make them go away. Bury a glass jar in your garden so that its open mouth is level with the top of the soil. Next, add beer to the jar until it’s about nearly full, with somewhere around an inch of space remaining. The beer will attract the slugs and they will be trapped in the jar.
Put an organic material, such as mulch two or three inches deep, in your flower beds. Mulch discourages weeds and helps retain moisture while adding nutrients to your flower bed. This will also make your flowers appear beautiful and finished all year long.
Add mulch into your garden, you want to use at the very least organic material of three inches. This will add nutrients to your soil, keep it moist, stop the growth of weeds and keep the garden looking beautiful.
Do not keep on buying low quality produce. If you follow the advice that you have just read, you will be on your way to an even greener thumb