In the world of organic gardening, there are plenty of great resources available to both new and experienced organic gardeners alike. There are many e-guides, books, videos, and other resources available. This set of tips contains some of the best advice for helping a good organic gardener become a great organic gardener.
The quick and drastic change in the weather conditions can shock your plants and cause them to die. It’s important that you gradually change temperate conditions over time, so that your plants can adjust. Place them outdoors in the sun for about an hour or two on the first day. As you continue the first week of the project, gradually extend the duration of sun exposure. By the time the week ends, your plants will be ready for their big move and should have no problems!
Pick your plants with an eye to maximize the yield you can get. Hybrids are usually hardier in terms of disease and weather resistance, and are designed to produce more.
Stink bugs can damage your garden, especially if you garden in the fall. They like fruits, as well as peppers, beans and tomatoes. If they go unnoticed, they can cause large amounts of harm to your garden, so remember to take protective measures to reduce the population of stink bugs there.
You can plant wheat grass or cat grass near the plants that the cat eats. In addition, you could put an item on the soil’s top around the plants which has a smell that cats hate, such as citrus peel or mothballs.
Irises should be divided. You can get more irises by dividing the overgrown clumps. After foliage is no longer alive, remove the flowers with bulbs. The bulbs should split naturally, and the replanted bulbs will usually flower within a year. For plants with rhizomes, use a knife to divide them. You can split the Rhizomes production by cutting off thin portions from the exterior and discarding the remaining insides. At the least, each piece will need to have one strong offshoot. Replant your new rhizome pieces as soon as you have finished the cuttings.
To ensure a healthy garden, make sure you surround your plants with a few inches of good organic mulch. The mulch will keep the soil around the plants moist a little longer. It also prevents weed growth. You will be able to save the time you would spend watering your plants and pulling out weeds.
You now know what organic gardening is about, and exactly how to achieve excellent results. Even the best information needs to be implemented correctly, however, so be very cognizant of that fact. Take what you have learned and use it make your garden as successful as you can.