Be efficient when working in your garden. Have your tools laid out in an orderly way so you do not have to search for them. Prepare them all ahead of time and have them handy before you need to garden, and then put them back in their place when done. If you use lots of tools, consider using a tool belt or even just some pants that have lots of pockets.
Before starting an organic garden, know the basics of watering. Purchasing a soaker hose would be a worthwhile expenditure. A soaker hose will keep the base adequately watered and prevent the plant from drying out through evaporation. It is usually best to water your garden early in the morning.
To keep bugs out of your organic garden, plant garlic in various areas. You can get rid of and repel a lot of insects with its smell. You should ensure to plant garlic all around and near the plants which are likely to attract pests. A bonus to using garlic in this manner is that you can eat it when you are finished gardening for the season.
For some plants, pine needles makes an ideal mulch. A number of plants commonly grown in garden settings do best in an acidic soil. If you have acid loving plants, use pine needles as a mulch. Lay a few inches of needles over the beds to allow them to decompose and add some acid to your soil.
It can be extremely fast and easy to plant perennials into your garden. Simply use a spade or small shovel to get under the grass or turf and flip it over. Then, using wood chips, cover the area to a depth of three or four inches. Give this area at least a few weeks, then you can dig into the area and plant the new perennials.
You now have the information you need to start applying these tips to your own organic garden. You’ve come to the right place! If you read this article carefully, you probably learned something new about organic gardening. With luck, you have learned something you can use to get the most from your garden.
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