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.
Plants need ample amounts of CO2 to reach their maximum growth. If the level of CO2 is extremely high, your plants will grow much better. A great way to reach these CO2 levels is through a greenhouse. When it is exposed to high carbon dioxide levels, a plant has the best growing condition possible.
Soak seeds overnight, preferably in a cool, dark place. Drop your seeds into a small jar that is filled with cold water. The idea here is for your seeds to become fully hydrated by the time they hit the dirt. Seeds that are grown in this way have a higher survival and maturity rate.
Grow wheat or cat grass in the area around the plants that your cat is eating. You can put something over the soil which surrounds the plants which has a bad smell to cats to deter them.
Shelter your deciduous shrubs. If you have a few potted shrubs, they should be shielded from the wintry weather. Tie these canes at the top, and place a blanket over it. This tactic is better than utilizing plastic, because it will allow air to circulate.
If you want to effectively weed out young plants, you can try “boiling” away the weeds. Considering that boiling water is rather safe, you don’t have to worry about toxins in your soil or at your dinner table. Pour boiling water over the weeds to kill them, but make sure not to pour the water over any plants you don’t want to kill. Boiling water damages weed and plant roots, so be sure to avoid the plants you don’t want to eliminate.
Do you like mint, but not how they ruin your garden? You can slow down this growth by planting them inside a pot or container! You can then plant the container down in the ground if you like, but the walls of the container will hold the roots captive, and keep the plant from taking over your garden!
You now know what organic gardening is about, and exactly how to achieve excellent results. There is lots of information, and it’s important you know how you should apply it. With what you learned, you can change up your strategies to create and grow a very beautiful organic garden.