Organic vegetables and fruit are healthy and delicious. You can bypass the supermarkets entirely if you grow organic produce yourself. Keep reading to learn how you can grow an organic garden, right in your home.
Learn the proper way to lay sod. Before you lay the sod, the soil has to be prepared. Be sure to get rid of any weeds. Then proceed to break up the soil to get it ready to use. Make sure the soil is packed firmly and even. You then will want to thoroughly wet the soil. Sod should be staggered in rows, the joints offsetting from each other. The sod should form a flat and firm surface. Fill in gaps with soil. Water your sod daily for a fortnight, which is enough time for it to root and be able to withstand foot traffic.
Digging in clay soil with a shovel can be very difficult. The clay isn’t easy to work with and will adhere to the shovel, which only makes the problem worse. To make the clay soft so you aren’t working as hard, take floor or car wax and rub a light coat on the surface of the shovel using a clean cloth, then buff the surface. This will both make the clay fall off of the surface. Prevent the surface from rusting.
Transform the handles of your tools into convenient measuring devices. Tools with long handles, such as shovels, hoes and rakes can be made into measuring sticks. Lay your handles on the floor. Put measuring tape right next to them. Have a marker handy. Mark the distance with it. Now you've easy access to a long ruler whenever you're gardening.
Choose the right soil for best results. Fertiliser can enrich the soil to make it more viable. It’s also possible to make a fabricated area that contains only one type of soil.
Stop wasting your money on inferior fruits and vegetables from the supermarket. Use what you’ve read here to get started growing your very own high-quality produce.