Lots of natural ways exist for growing a bright and healthy organic garden. You only need to learn about them and implement them.
A great thing about organic foods produced by organic gardens is their lack of pesticides. While this is great, you still need to check your produce for any bugs or other pests.
Mulch is a great water conservation tool; it allows you to save water while you are gardening. Mulch can decrease your need to water plants because it provides and conserves the moisture available to your plants. Commercial mulch, compost, and tree refuse are all fine for this. For the best results, use it in generous layers.
Believe it or not, pine makes great mulch. Certain plants are acidic, and thrive in acidic soil. For such plants, pine needles function both as a handy mulch and as a soil amendment to lower the pH. Cover the beds with a couple inches of needles and as they decompose, they will disperse acid to the soil.
The simple beer trap is still one of the best methods of ridding your organic garden of slugs. Get a clean, empty glass jar to use as a trap. Bury it with its mouth facing upwards. Keep putting dirt over the jar until the mouth is at the surface of your garden. After you have placed the jar in the soil, fill with beer to approximately one inch of the top. Slugs will be attracted by the beer and fall into the jar.
There are a lot of different plants that you could grow in an organic garden. A lot of acidic plants like mulch. These kinds of plants will do better if they are mulched with a nice thick layer of needles from a pine tree during the fall season each year. When the needles begin decomposing, they will add acid into the ground.
A garden can be grown by anyone, but in order to have a garden that produces the best crops, proper gardening knowledge is needed. Put these organic gardening tips to use