You wish to make a fresh and healthy organic garden. Your timing couldn't be better. Read the following article and you'll get some great organic horticulture information.
Plant bulbs if you want spring and summer flowers. Most people have no trouble successfully growing bulbs. Their flowers will return each and every year. Different types of bulbs bloom at different times. If you choose appropriately, you can have blooms from early spring to late summer.
Tempt your cat away from the plants he's been bothering by planting catnip or wheat grass near them. Another option is to place offensively smelling objects on the topsoil near and around the plants you want to protect. Citrus peels or mothballs are a couple of examples.
A great garden starts from the seeds and not from the plants. This is a more sustainable way to start a garden. Most nurseries use plastic containers to grow seedling. This plastic is seldom recycled. Most is dumped in landfills. Be kind to the environment and start your garden with seeds or purchase young plants from nurseries that use organic packaging materials.
Learn the ideal times for harvesting your vegetables. Each type of vegetables has its own ideal time for picking for the best flavor. As an example, zucchini and baby peas both have the best flavor when they're harvested at a young age. In contrast, tomatoes are best when left on the vine as long as possible. So, be aware of the best harvest time to pick your veggies.
Spray fragrances such as old perfume or aftershave on grass around your garden to help keep your dog away from the plants. This covers up the smells that bring dogs to gardens in the first place, which means dogs are less likely to enter the garden.
Prevent damage from the sun by making sure you dress correctly whenever you go outside to garden. Wear wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses. Sunscreen. If you shield your skin from the sun correctly, your risk of sunburn and cancers will go down.
Keep the temperature in your home between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, if you're keeping or growing any kind of plant in your house. The plants need this temperature in order to effectively grow. If you wish to keep your house cooler than that, you may want to use a heat lamp just for the plants.
With all of these ideas, you should be ready to excel at organic gardening. you're now the expert, even if you didn’t think so before. These tips should've helped you get started growing a lovely organic garden.