Just about anyone can become an organic gardener. It’s a fun, relaxing hobby that has a lot of benefits. However, a beginner may find the whole experience intimidating. So, how should a beginning organic gardener learn the basics? Read this article, and follow the helpful advice.
Water infused with aspirin is great for combating plant disease. One and one half aspirin crushed and added to a two gallon container of water will be a great help for your plants. Spray your plants with the water if they have a disease. Try to apply the mixture to the plants at least once in each three week period.
Indoor plants have been bred over time to thrive in temperatures that are characteristic of a home. Most indoor plants like to be in about 70 degree temperatures, plus or minus 5 degrees. Your plants will not grow well if it is too cold. Another option is the use heat lamps that will protect your organic plants.
You should utilize around three inches of mulch that is organic in your flower beds. This will discourage weeds from growing, add nutrients, and retain the moisture in your garden. This will also give a nice, professional appearance to your garden all year.
You should work efficiently, instead of working hard in your garden, to simplify things. One of the biggest time wasters is not keeping track of your tools and having to look for them every time you need them. Prepare all of your tools prior to working in the garden, and then put them away neatly when finished. Wear pants with several pockets or use a tool belt.
It is common knowledge that grounds from brewed coffee are good for soil. Coffee has a lot of essential nutrients that plants need. It is best for your plants to use coffee grounds that are part of a blend of ingredients in the compost or soil you are using for your plants, rather than directly adding coffee grounds to your garden plants.
Now you can see how organic gardening is so enjoyable. Gardening is not only a beautiful art but also a rewarding and relaxing way to spend your time. Use these tips to get your organic garden up and running in no time.