You probably know quite a bit about organic foods, whether you've read about them. Noticed them at your local supermarket. It's easy to tell the organic items from those that aren't. They're usually more expensive and have different kinds of packaging. Review the ideas in this piece and see how you can have an organic garden in your own backyard.
Make garden tools do double duty as handy makeshift rulers. Tools that can be used for more than one task are quite handy to own. Lay the handles on the floor, then run the measuring tape down next to them. Next, use a Sharpie to accurately label the distance between each one. When you're horticulture next, you’ll have a ruler beside you at all times.
When winter comes around, save some plants by putting them in the house. This is especially useful if you've a particular plant that you love or was expensive. Carefully dig near the roots and transfer those plants into a flower pot.
A certain amount of CO2 is necessary for plants to maximize their growth potential. Typically, the higher the levels of carbon dioxide present in a plant’s environment, the better it'll grow. Getting a greenhouse is the best way to get a higher amount. Higher CO2 levels can provide optimal conditions for growing plants.
When gardening, be watchful of stink bugs, particularly in the fall. They like beans, peppers, tomatoes and many fruits. Proper measures should be taken in order to ensure minimal damage to your crops.
There are grass varieties, such as wheat grass or catnip, that'll give your feline something to nibble on beside your garden. You can also put something on top of the soil around the plants that's an offensive smell to cats, such as mothballs or citrus peel.
Make a plan for your garden. This will assist you in recognizing your tiny plants when they start to pop up. It can also keep you from planting any of your garden favorites too close to each other.
Growing your garden at home mightn't be the most convenient thing for you. You'll save a lot of money and always have the confidence that what you’re eating and feeding your family is as fresh and as healthy as possible. Use the tips you’ve learned here and get started on your garden today.