Want To Learn About Gardening? Keep Reading

Want To Learn About Gardening? Keep Reading

raised garden beds imagesIf you’re planning on eating healthier and saving a lot of money on groceries, growing an organic garden will accomplish that and much more. It can be a little daunting, however. From the type of mulch to use to the right equipment, there are many questions you need answered. As well, there are a lot of choices when it comes to seeds. The tips below will help you get started in growing an organic garden.

Use both annuals and biennials to add a splash of color to your flower beds. These flowers grow quickly and can be planted at any time during the year. If you want to maintain a flower garden all year or you want to add new flowers to reflect the changing seasons, annuals and biennials are for you. Use them to fill gaps between shrubs and perennials in the sun. The most popular varieties to use include petunia, zinnia, cosmos, snapdragon, marigold, hollyhock, and sunflower.

Organic fruits and vegetables are both delicious and healthy, far surpassing normal supermarket produce. You can bypass the supermarkets entirely if you grow organic produce yourself. This article will show you how to plan an organic garden right in your own yard.

garden soil healthy downloadHaving healthy soil in your garden will help your plants avoid insect pests. Healthy plants can better ward off pests and diseases. You want to cultivate quality soil with adequate salt levels, which leads to healthy plants.  See my Facebook page for recipes for organic pesticide and weed killers:  https://www.facebook.com/DrJillsHealthTips 

In order for plants to grow, they must have enough CO2. A major portion of plants grow their best in an environment with a saturated level of CO2. The best method to obtain a high amount is to get access to a greenhouse. When it is exposed to high carbon dioxide levels, a plant has the best growing condition possible.

Do you ever wish that your fresh mint leaves would not grow as quickly and overcome your garden? You should plant the mint in a rather large garden container or pot instead so you can monitor growth. Plant the container in the ground, but its walls will hold those roots captive, and will prevent the plant from engulfing your garden!

gardening with knee pads and hat imagesMake sure that you wear appropriate clothing when you garden so as to avoid any sun damage. Wear sunglasses and hats with wide brims, and apply sunscreen. When using the right protection in the sun, you will lower your chance of getting a sunburn and decrease your risk of getting skin cancer.

It is essential to keep your knees protected as you garden. Most people can’t bend over while standing up for a long period of time. Due to this, most people choose to garden while on their knees, which also makes it easier to tend to plants. Get knee pads or a small mat you can use to kneel on if the ground is too hard.

As you read, an organic garden can be incredibly important to your current and future dietary habits and so is understanding all the different kinds of plants you can grow. If you use the advice from this guide, you will have a healthy, lush garden in no time at all.

garden tickle earth with a hoe 1010171_522264001162550_451546522_n

 

 

 

Follow my Facebook Fan Page for more healthy tips – garden, cooking etc.  https://www.facebook.com/DrJillsHealthTips