Perennial gardens should be prepared easily and quickly in the ground. With a garden spade, slice under the dirt then flip it over. Next, spread out wood chips several inches deep. You want to then give the area about a couple of weeks, then you want your new perennials planted by digging into it.
When maintaining your organic garden during the winter season, create a tent inside your garden using home materials. Stick old bean poles into bed corners Next, lay old sheets or lightweight blankets over the poles to make the tent. Use bricks or cinder blocks to hold the edges of the sheets on the ground. This is a cheap method of building a tent to ensure that you save your crops during the winter.
Mulch should be added to your flower bed and garden using at least 3 inches of material that is organic. This will help your garden by adding nourishment to the soil, holding in moisture levels, inhibiting the growth of unsightly weeds, and creating a noticeably more professional look.
Trap that rainwater! Use barrels or buckets to trap rainwater to use in your organic garden. This saves on watering bills. One of the few things in life that is both free and plentiful is rainwater! Rainwater is a plant’s natural friend.
A soaker hose is the best choice for watering an organic garden. You can regulate the hose so that the water seeps very slowly into the soil, going directly to the roots, which avoids the leaves. They’re easier than hand watering and don’t use as much water as sprinklers.
If aphids cause you problems in your garden, you could try to use soapy water to solve it. Spray the entire plants with a lighter soapy water solution and then spray again with clean water.
Now, you shouldn’t get your hopes up and believe that a few tips are going to turn you into an instant professional gardener. However, these tips are a great starting point if you do plan to grow organically. As you implement these tips and hone your skills, you’ll be a professional green-thumb-holder in no time.
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