Simple Basics Steps To Begin
start your own organic garden today, following some easy, basic instructions. Starting your own organic garden can
be a delight if you know the basics.
is organic gardening?
Organic gardening is the same as regular gardening except it requires more attention to the soil and needs of the
plants. It is a method of gardening that is free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. It works with nature to
ensure you get the best harvest of plants and flowers usingnatural
A variety of different types of plants is a good idea to
keep pests of a particular plant type from taking out the entire
One of the best ways to defend against insects is to make your
garden enticing to insect predators, such as ladybugs, birds, frogs and lizards. You can do this by keeping a
water source nearby or by growing plants that attract insects who feed on
This land is
very important when considering an organic food garden. The soil will be nutured using organic matter
that consists of animal manure and decayed plant waste. Feeding your garden with this type of matter will
improve it and strengthen it.
One of the things that new gardeners are concerned about is
pests and garden diseases, especially since there is no use of chemical compounds.
There are organic pesticides, but bugs in your garden do not mean you immediately
rush to get rid of them. Depending on the type and severity of the problem will determine how it is to be
For the best garden use natural and organic means of
controlling bugs and pests and natural, organic methods of fertilizing the soil. Adding organic matter to the soil keeps it
The ideal soil has a sweet smell, is dark in color and has
lots of earthworms. Some soil may need more natural additives such as bone meal, rock phosphates or
There is no use of synthetic or chemical type pesticides or insecticides and fertilizers.
Vegetable and animal fertilizers are mainly used. This can make certain aspects difficult, such as controlling
disease, insects and weeds. The best garden is only as good as the soil that it's grown
Why An Organic Garden?
Organic Gardening is on the rise because many people are finding
out the benefits of eating organically grown food.
This type of garden produce vegetables and fruits that are
grown and handled naturally, but they can be expensive to us, the consumer. While we love the taste of the
food produced by organic gardens, we certainly do not enjoy the prices.
Starting your own garden can not only save
money, but you will also enjoy the experience of gardening and eating food that is organically safe. Once you
start to grow your own vegetables and fruits you will also began to enjoy morehealthy family cooking and recipes that will
certainly benefit your body.
It is also an excellent way to teach kids about gardening
and the importance of protecting our environment.
Organic gardening does not have to require a lot of
work. Choose your plants according to the environment.
Once you learn the simple
basics of organic gardening you can begin to produce healthy organic food all year round in addition to eliminating
harmful chemicals from your diet without paying
supermarket prices. You can really save hundreds of dollars growing your own organic food.