You are ready to plant your organic garden. This is the perfect time. Below are some excellent ideas to help you begin down the road to an exceptional organic garden.
Check the soil before you plant anything in your garden. Have a soil analysis completed so you can know what you need to add to have soil which will fully support your garden. Several Cooperative Extension locations offer this service, and it’s advantageous for you to know what type of soil you have, in order to avoid growing faulty crops.
Be sure to do some weeding on a regular basis. Weeds can take over a healthy garden faster than you think. A clever way to accomplish this is with the help of some white vinegar. That’s right, you have safe way to get rid of weeds right there in your kitchen cabinet. A spray solution is much easier to apply than to rid your garden of weeds by hand.
If you would like to have flowers in your garden that last through the spring and summer seasons, plant bulbs. Bulbs will grow every year and are easier to take care of than seeds. Different bulbs will bloom during different time periods. Therefore, if you select your bulbs correctly, you could have blooms in your garden for all of spring and summer.
When fall is here, you need to plant autumn edibles. This year, instead of using your regular clay pots to plant your kale and lettuce, use a pumpkin as the container instead! You simply need to cut off the top, scoop out the guts, and spray your pumpkin with Wilt-Pruf. Once the pumpkin has been prepared, it is ready for planting.
If you are growing vegetables in your garden, it is important that you have them in a spot where they can get at least six hours of sun a day. This allows the vegetables to grow quickly and healthily. This holds true for some types of flowers.
Try dousing weeds in your garden with boiling water to get rid of them. This is a safe way to eliminate weeds, as this will not damage the soil. One simple layer across the weeds with a pot of boiling water will take care of the problem, but you have to remember the same applies to your plants, as well. Boiling water kills weeds by destroying their roots. Weeds won’t be able to survive, never mind grow, with damaged weeds.
With these tips still fresh in your mind, you should be feeling more confident about your knowledge of organic gardening methods. With the knowledge you have, you should be ready for anything! The above tips should help you begin growing an organic garden that is beautiful and healthy.