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Getting The Most From A Vibrant Organic Garden

Lots of natural ways exist for growing a bright and healthy organic garden. Before tackling such a project, it is important to be prepared.

Find some plants that will give you a higher yield. Traditional strains are often out-performed by hybrids that have been bred for cold tolerance or disease resistance.

If you’re like many gardeners, autumn means that it’s time to get some delicious fall edibles growing in your garden. Try something different by planing kale or lettuce inside a pumpkin, instead of using the planter pots you traditionally use. First, cut out the pumpkin’s top layer and remove the seeds. Then, spray some Wilt-Pruf on the insides to prevent the rot that would follow otherwise. After this is completed, it is time to plant!

Always make sure to mow your lawn to the appropriate length, always making sure that the cut is not too close. If your grass has more height, roots be able to grow more deeply in the soil, which will make for a stronger lawn and will have a higher resistance to drying out. If the grass is too short that will lead to shallow roots, which will cause a brown and dried-out lawn.

Prior to planting a garden, think through what you want to do. It will be easy to remember where each plant is when sprouts start to shoot up the following spring. A good plan can also help you to place each plant in the area that is most beneficial to them.

Deciduous shrubs need protection from the cold. When these tender shrubs are kept in pots, cold weather can be very damaging. Tie the tops of the canes together; then take a sheet and cover the wigwam loosely. When you do this you allow air to flow and circulate which can actually prevent rotting, this method is great and better than just wrapping your plant in some plastic.

Knee Pads

If your landscape includes low-growing plants, you should invest in a set of knee pads specifically designed for gardening. Excessive time spent kneeling often results in significant stiffness and pain. A pair of good gardening knee pads can cushion your knees for more comfort.

Are fresh mint leaves something you love but cannot stand how quickly they grow all over your garden? Control their expansion by confining them to a large pot. The container will keep the roots from spreading throughout you garden, and prevent the mint leaves from sprouting in other areas.

Anyone can have a garden, but it takes knowledge to have a productive and healthy one. Put this advice to work for you.

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