Organic gardening is very popular these days but many people are afraid to dip their toes into it. The complexity of it and unfamiliarity with gardening is daunting and even intimidating to many. Read this article for some tips and tricks you can use to break this challenge down into something you can handle and even enjoy.
When laying sod, it's important that you do it correctly. Before you lay the sod, the soil has to be prepared. Weeds should be removed. You should break up the soil into a tilth. Make sure your soil is flat and compacted. Thoroughly water the soil. When laying down sod, create staggered rows with offset joints. You want the sod to end up as a flat and even surface. If there are any gaps in between the sod pieces, then you can fill these in with some soil. The sod requires water on a daily basis for two weeks, then the roots will have taken hold and ready to be walked on.
Turn your tool handles into convenient rulers. Larger handled tools like rakes, hoes. Shovels make great measuring sticks. Place the handles on the floor to measure the distance between them. Label the distances with a permanent marker. Now, the next time you do work in the garden, you’ll actually have a ruler at your fingertips.
Cover fences and walls with lots of climbers. Many climbers can cover the wall or fence in as little as one growing season. You may also be interested in training them over an arbor or trellis. You can also grow them among existing landscape trees and plants. A number of climbers need to be attached to a support. Others just take care of their own attachments via tendrils and stems that twine. Some climbers that have proven to be reliable are honeysuckle, jasmine, wisteria, clematis. Climbing roses.
Now that you’ve read the information in this article, you should be confident in getting started with your own garden. Use any combination of the above tips to improve your organic gardening efforts and have a table laden with scrumptious, wholesome produce you harvested from your garden.