Tips On Using Your Green Thumb In Organic Gardening

When you properly apply organic gardening techniques, it really does show. It demonstrates that you have care for your organic plants. Just as with any hobby or skill, there’s always room for improvement. The following advice will help you with this.

Clay is difficult to dig through with a shovel, as it is sticky and compact. One way to get around this problem is to coat the shovel with wax. Use a clean cloth to spread the wax evenly. The wax will enable the clay soil to simply slide off the shovel, and will also prevent the shovel from rusting.

TIP! Trying to shovel through clay soil can be extremely difficult and tiresome. Take the hard work out of using a shovel in clay soil by rubbing a light coat of car or floor wax over the surface with a clean cloth and buff the surface.

Plant perennials in your garden that are resistant to slug and snail infestations. Snails and slugs can do irreparable damage to your garden in just one night.These pests are particularly fond of young perennials and those varieties with leaves that are tender, tender, and thin. Some varieties of perennials are not preferred by snails and slugs, particularly perennials that have hairy, leave a bad taste in slugs’ mouths or are difficult to chew through because their leaves aren’t tender. Some of these plants include achillea, campanula, campanula, helleborus, and heuchera.

Baking Soda

You do not need store-bought chemical treatments for plant mildew. The best solution is mixing baking soda, a drop of liquid dish detergent and water together in a spray bottle. Spray this on your plants once a week until the mildew disappears. The baking soda is harmless to your plants and a very effective remedy.

TIP! Do not spend your money on chemicals to fight mildew. Mix a solution of baking soda, water, and a tiny bit of dishwashing liquid.

You do not need store-bought chemical solution to deal with powdery mildew in your garden. Mix a bit of liquid soap and baking soda into water. Spray this onto your plants once a week until it subsides. Baking soda treats the mildew without damaging your plants.

Plant bulbs if you want spring and summer. Different types of bulbs bloom at different times, so if you choose appropriately, you may have blooms early spring to later summer.

In order for plants to grow, they must have enough CO2. Plants are more likely to thrive in environments where high levels of CO2 are present. A greenhouse will provide plants with an environment rich in carbon dioxide. If you have a greenhouse, keep CO2 levels high.

TIP! Plants need CO2 grow well. Often, plants achieve better growth when they are surrounded by high levels of CO2.

When the fall season approaches, it is time to plant the edibles for the autumn. A pumpkin can become a planting container instead of clay pots. Once you cut an opening at the top of the pumpkin and scoop out the insides, spray the edges and inside with Wilt-Pruf to prevent rotting.

Now you know how you can use these ideas in your own garden. This is great news! The tips in this article were intended to enhance your organic horticulture skills, as everyone can benefit from learning. Learning something new can always help with any hobby.

Make sure to be weary of stink bugs whenever you garden, particularly during the fall months. They enjoy tomatoes, peppers, beans, and many different varieties of fruits. If left uncontrolled, they can cause substantial damage in your garden, so make plans for how to protect your plants from these pests.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s