The rewards of an organic garden to your health and eating pleasure are innumerable. However, organic gardening does require a commitment. You probably have many questions about how to accomplish your gardening goals.
Shoveling soil that is mostly clay can be difficult because of the hardness of the soil, and because it sticks to the shovel. 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. The wax will help keep dirt from sticking to the shovel, and will also keep the metal from rusting.
Learn about plant varieties so you can choose the ones with the best yields. A hybrid designed for your weather, and resistant to local diseases, will give a better yield than non-hybrids.
Use biennials and annuals to add color to your flower beds. By utilizing quick-growing biennials and annuals, not only will you be brightening up your flower bed, you can also alter its look each season and each year. You can use them between the gaps in shrubs and perennials where there is plenty of sun. Attention-getting options exist such as sunflowers and petunias.
Get gardening knee pads if you have low-growing plants. Kneeling on the ground as you garden will eventually cause serious discomfort for your knees. Investing in good knee pads will help cushion your knees so you are more comfortable.
With these tips, you’re better equipped to grow the most beautiful garden you can imagine. In learning how to create your dream garden, you’ll also be growing as a person. That’s because learning how to nurture your plants will not only help you reach the goal of having a great garden, but it will help you learn to nurture yourself.