Steps to Success with Organic
If you have long been curious about organic gardening, you may now
be familiar with how things are being done in this process. But even so, you must not tire out from learning new
things to help you with this venture.
It is important to keep yourself updated with how things are being
done. You should be in tuned with the local gardeners in your area so that you can talk things out with enthusiasts
like you. If your goal in going organic in terms of gardening is to help nature, then you are on the right track.
For sure, nature itself will find ways to help you out and for you to be able see solutions to your problems just
around the corner.
This is how generous nature is. And this is also the basic idea of
the organic process of gardening. It is to give back to nature what nature has bestowed you with. In gardening, you
will have to veer away with synthetic materials. You only have to use what can be found on the ground or the
environment around you.
For example, in fertilizers, you have the option to make your own
compost. But this is no easy task. Doing so will take a lot of effort and time on your part. The first method to go
about this is to gather dried leaves, certain animal manure, vegetable peels and the likes on a compost bag. You
have to attend to it periodically to add moisture once in a while and to make sure that you are doing things
The second method is to pile up the materials that you have
gathered on the ground. Pile those up in a space that you will allocate for your compost. You just leave them there
and let nature takes its course through those materials. Through time, years even, that pile will be turned into
compost materials that you can also use as fertilizers for your garden. But you've got to be careful to choose only
the part that is not infested with pests. If not, you'll have bigger problems with your
The latter method will take longer. And because it is open and you
cannot regulate it, certain elements can be accommodated into the pile which may be harmful to your garden. So when
you are already using that, you still have to check very closely so that you will retain your garden's health and
You have to remember that you must be picky with your plants. Ask a
local dealer what plants will grow easily on your location. You must not opt for something you like that will not
survive the site's conditions.
Learn the art of mulching. You have to do this periodically in your
garden beds. This will kill the growing weeds. You'll be able to monitor the unnecessary pests and get rid of them.
This also moderates the temperature of the soil. And by mulching it, you'll prevent the soil from
Have a variety of plants in your garden. This way, you will be able
to attract beneficial insects. These are the types that would feed on the pests that your garden may
And the most important thing to do in organic gardening is to
befriend your plants. You must know all them fully well. This way, you will have an idea as to what to do in cases
where a problem struck and you have no one to help