Many people dream of having their own organic garden, but how many actually get around to doing it? The complexity of it and unfamiliarity with gardening is daunting and even intimidating to many. Read through this article and you can gain better insight on what it takes to start and grow your own organic garden; it’s not as hard as it may seem.
To prevent your plants’ systems from becoming shocked, you need to gradually transition them from higher to lower temperatures. Try to place them in the new area for a couple of hours at a time the first day. Over one week, gradually build up the amount of hours you leave the plants outside. At the end of a week, they should be accustomed to the outdoors and ready to transition to outside safely.
You need to consider beginning the plants into pots. Then, you can plant the seedlings into your garden. This boosts the chance that the plants can survive to adulthood. It also helps you make your planting times more frequent. Once you remove the most recent mature plants from your garden, the seedlings are immediately ready to be planted.
Fill your garden with bulbs if you want to enjoy beautiful flowers through the spring and into summer. A hardy perennial addition to your garden, bulbs will continue to delight every year. Include a variety of plantings to get a full season of flowers, from early bloomers to late-season varieties.
Tempt your cat away from the plants he has been bothering by planting catnip or wheat grass near them. Another option is to place offensively smelling objects on the topsoil near and around the plants you want to protect. Citrus peels or mothballs are a couple of examples.
Interested in using Mother Nature to keep pests at bay the natural way? Onions and marigolds can help to deter slugs. Wood ash, when used like mulch, can keep away pests after it is spread around a tree base and shrub seedlings. When done naturally, there is no need for pesticides with harsh, and sometimes dangerous, chemicals
When you keep in mind the tips, tricks and advice in this article, the prospect of organic horticulture should not seem so fearful. Add the information you’ve read here to your horticulture strategy to create an amazing oasis to enjoy every day!