mom. Organic Gardening. September 25th , 2017.
The soil is the most fundamental part of any garden – it’s the basic place for your plants to grow. You should always enrich your garden soil essential nutrients so that all your plants will grow healthy. You’d better always use organic soil for your gardening projects though, as it’s scientifically proven to be the best option to use for any type of gardening.
YSK that every soil (including of your garden) is a complex ecosystem. Within the soil, there are numerous micro organisms which their job is to convert compounds into importat nutrients that would benefit your plants. Conventional chemical-based fertilizers will harm micro organisms, so it’s best for you (and your plants) to use organic soil for your garden instead.
Organic soil for gardening would guarantee your plants to thrive naturally. It lets good organisms to grow in untreated soil, thus provides important nutrients for your plants. As the condition of your soil keeps better and better, you might notice some positive changes in your garden. For example: the increase of worms in the soil, more butterflies and birds come to your garden, bigger insects, and so on.
How to Make Organic soil for Gardens
If you don’t have time to make organic soil for your garden, you could buy products to improve your organic soil instead. You could buy plant meals, sprays, dusts, fertilizers, and other organic products online or in your nearby gardening shops.
But if you can spare some time working on your organic soil, you could learn to make compost. It’s not hard, just collect the wastes you could find in your garden (remains of plants, garden wastes, dried leaves, grass clippings, etc) and mix them. It’s important to know the correct amount of wastes you should include in your compost. It should have sufficient amount of potassium, phosphorus, nitrogen, and other nutrients that benefits your plants.
For starter, you need to check your garden soil. It will give you information about things needed by your soil, and the types of nutrients you need to add to it.
After you know the type of nutrient your soil needs, you will need to provide it. The easiest way to purchase organic products. Organic compounds (like leaf molds, animal manure, ground barks, peat moss) will improve water retention and drainage.
If you’re seriously want to practice organic gardening, you must have organic fertilizer specifically ready for your garden too. Don’t forget, you should mix every element into the compost first before you water the entire area. In about a month, you can see the benefits to have organic soil on your garden. Once your soil is in healthy condition, you can plant anything you like on it.
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