Starting an organic garden is a smart step in creating a healthier diet. However, organic gardening does require a commitment. You probably have many questions about how to accomplish your gardening goals.
Choose the varieties of plants that will produce a higher yield. Hybrids are usually hardier in terms of disease and weather resistance, and are designed to produce more.
Consider planting slug-proof perennials. It is alarming to see how quickly slugs, and their cousin snails, can annihilate a plant. Certain perennials that don’t have tough leaves are especially tasty to snails and slugs. Some perennials are not preferred meals for snails and slugs, especially if their foliage is hairy and tough, or tastes bad. Wonderful varieties of such perennials include euphorbia, campanula, helleborus, achillea, and heuchera.
For a garden that thrives, choose the right type of soil. The kind of plants you want in your garden should let you know what kind of soil you need to get. You could also isolate a certain area, and fill it with just one kind of soil.
The kind of soil you use will influence the results. The type of plants you’re planning to grow will determine the type of soil you need, and whether the soil will or will not be adapted. For special requirements, you can build separate areas with soil that is right for certain plants.
Keep an eye open for stink bugs in your garden, especially during the fall months. These destructive pests enjoy many kinds of fruit, as well as beans, peppers and tomatoes. They can do serious damage in your garden, so look for an effective method of reducing their population.
You now have the knowledge necessary to taking care of an organic garden. Good for you! These tips should provide you with a good basis for your gardening. You have likely, however, learned at least one thing that will be well put to use in your garden.