mom. Organic Gardening. February 06th , 2018.
There are many sources where you can learn on how to do a good organic gardening. Gardening books, magazines, and online sources just to name a few. They can be the starting point for anyone who wants to learn about organic gardening.
A good organic gardening method needs to avoid any use of harmful chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Also, it requires to use seeds, seedlings or bedding plants that have been grown organically.
All aspects of organic gardening is important to learn. But you don't have to learn all of these information about different plants. What you need to learn is information that is specifically telling you how to do good organic gardening.
First, you need to know the knowledge of pest control. This is a crucial subject as you need to find methods of pest control which don’t harm the environment. As an organic gardener, you are forbidden to use chemical-based pesticides and insecticides commonly found in garden centers.
For alternative, you can use natural methods to terminate pests and if you just want to prevent them to come, there are pest control methods to keep them out of your garden. The preventing methods include constructing your plant beds in a certain way to repel pests, planting certain plants that pests don’t like, and encouraging birds, toads, and insects that feed on pests to visit your garden regularly.
The pest control methods you choose depend on types of plants you plant to grow. You can search for reliable Organic Gardening information in the internet that includes thorough advice about pest control methods for various plants.
How you grow your plants will decide the growth quality of your plants. A planting system you need to consider to use in your garden is companion planting. This system needs you to grow your plants close to each other so they can give support to each other and can grow thrive. Do some internet searching to find a complete list of companion plants.
Your should also make a plan covering details about the best location in your garden to grow your plants to cover the aesthetic and practical aspect. Such as, if you have plants that need plenty of care, it’s best to plant them close to your house. Also, consider to plant vegetables that would be regularly harvested (such as herbs) in one group, so that it would be easier to replant them at the same time.
A nature-friendly Organic Gardening should also consider put nutrients back into the soil. Various methods can be used, like plant rotation, composting and using manure or other kind of organic fertilizers.
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