It’s now time to develop a fresh and nutritious organic garden. Congratulations on making the right decision. Included in this article is advice that can assist you in your gardening endeavors.
Consider planting strawberries, especially ones that are everbearing, for your garden if you have small children. Strawberries are a favorite of children due to their sweetness. And since they’re so easy and fun to pick, it’s also a healthy, productive, safe activity that children can assist adults with.
It is common knowledge that grounds from brewed coffee are good for soil. Coffee grounds have nitrogen that plants will utilize. Many times, nitrogen is a limiting nutrient in soils. Adding coffee grounds or compost can add nitrogen to your soils will help your plants grow tall and healthy.
If you have plants inside, make sure the thermostat stays between 65 and 75 degrees. Indoor plants grow best at these warm temperatures. If you do not want to keep your home that warm during the winter months, you can get a heat lamp for the organic plants instead.
Be sure to save your rainwater! Use rain barrels or alternate containers to trap and store rainwater for an organic way to hydrate your garden. This saves on watering bills. In most climates, there is an abundance of rainwater. Rainwater also has natural benefits for plants.
Plant garlic all around your garden to deter most determined pests. The smell repels many pesky insects. Be sure to plant the garlic around the perimeter of the garden and near pest-attracting plants. On top of its repellent qualities, garlic is also edible.
After reading this article, you should have all the information necessary to start your organic garden. If you thought that you were ready before, well you should now be an expert! Hopefully, the advice you have learned will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to produce a beautiful and beneficial organic garden