Organic gardening can either be a major headache, or a very relaxing hobby. With the advice in this article, you will be well on your way to success in your organic gardening endeavors.
It can be extremely fast and easy to plant perennials into your garden. Using a garden spade, dig underneath the turf and flip it. Then, create a layer of wood chips at least three inches deep over the area you just flipped. Let the area have about two weeks, then dig it and plan the new perennials.
You’ll save time and energy if you keep tools nearby while working in your garden. You can make use of a bucket, or wear pants that have plenty of pockets. Have gloves, shears, a trowel and anything else you need handy for quick use.
Pine can make for a great type of mulch. There are many types of plants with a high acidity, which means they thrive in acidic soil. Plants like these thrive when you use pine needles as 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.
Using coffee grounds as part of your soil mixture in your garden is often advised for healthy plants. Coffee grounds are rich in nitrogen, an essential nutrient for plant growth. Plants need an adequate nitrogen source in order to thrive. Adding coffee grounds, chemical fertilizer, or diluted urea to your soil increases the soil’s nitrogen content and will help to make your plants grow faster, taller and healthier.
Organic gardening does take some effort, but anyone can do if they approach it with the right attitude. You need to work hard at it and be patient, and if you can do that then you will see a dazzling organic garden. The groundwork of information contained in this article should get you off to a good start.