Organic fruits and vegetables are both delicious and healthy, far surpassing normal supermarket produce. Rather than relying on stores for your organic produce, try growing your own. Below is a selection of organic gardening tips that will help you to start harvesting delicious, healthy produce at home.
A good tip to help your plants stay healthy and fight diseases is to use aspirin water. Three aspirins per four gallons of water will help keep your plants healthy. The simple practice of spraying them with the mix will help them fight off diseases. Apply this solution to your plants every few weeks.
Make sure you work in your garden every day. Don’t waste your time by looking all over for your tools. Set up the tools you will need for your day prior to hitting the garden, then put them away neatly at the end of your gardening session. If you need, use a tool belt or even pants that have quite a few pockets.
Coffee grounds are a good addition to your soil. Your plants will thrive from the nitrogen contained in the grounds. Nitrogen, along with phosphorous and potassium, is an important nutrient in the garden. It contributes to healthy and strong growth of the plant, but don’t overuse it.
When you are planning on growing a garden, you should think about the space you will need to provide a healthy growing area for your plants. Many people don’t realize exactly how much space a plant needs when it grows. Your plants will need the space not only because of their physical size, but also because the space will provide air circulation for the garden. Because of this, you should always take the time to ensure that there’s enough distance between all your seeds.
Killing weeds the natural way? You can place newspaper in several layers, and it will help control your weeds. Weeds can only grow in sunlight. When you put newspaper over them, they suffocate from lack of sunlight. Newspaper decompose quickly and integrate into the compost. Use mulch on the top in order to make everything look attractive.
Slugs are a nuisance that can be easily remedied with the use of an organic beer tramp. Bury a jar in the garden with it’s mouth open and level to the ground. Fill that with beer just under an inch from the top of your jar. The beer helps attract slugs and they end up trapped.
Never buy poor produce again. If you follow the advice that you have just read, you will be on your way to an even greener thumb!