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More and more people are finding out how great it is to have an organic garden. Read this article to find out what you need to do to get started. Use these tricks and tips to get the best results.

Digging in clay soil with a shovel can be very difficult. The clay isn’t easy to work with and will adhere to the shovel, which only makes the problem worse. One way to get around this problem is to coat the shovel with wax. Use a clean cloth to spread the wax evenly. The clay easily slides off the surface while keeping the end from getting rusty.

Look for the variants of a plant that offer the highest yield. Hybrids are usually hardier in terms of disease and weather resistance, and are designed to produce more.

Get a slug-proof variety of perennials. It is alarming to see how quickly slugs, and their cousin snails, can annihilate a plant. They tend to enjoy perennials that have thin, smooth, tender leaves, especially those of young plants. Others, though, are disliked by slugs and snails. Those with rough leaves or an unappetizing taste will be less desired by slugs and snails. Some of the best varieties of these include achillea, campanula, euphorbia, and heuchera.

Stink Bugs

TIP! You may be able to re-pot some plants to bring indoors for the winter. Perhaps you can save your most expensive or resistant plants.

Stink bugs can damage your garden, especially if you garden in the fall. Stink bugs are attracted to tomatoes, beans and most fruits. If kept unchecked they can certainly do a ton of a damage to your garden so you should do what you need to to reduce their population.

As fall arrives, it is the time to prepare for planting fall edibles. Try something different by planing kale or lettuce inside a pumpkin, instead of using the planter pots you traditionally use. When you have finished cutting and cleaning the pumpkin, spray it with some liquid that will stave off wilting to keep it from rotting. You can now use it to plant in, as you would a pot.

Grow wheat or cat grass in the area around the plants that your cat is eating. You can also put something on top of the soil around the plants that has an offensive smell to cats, such as mothballs or citrus peel.

TIP! Plants need to take in CO2 to grow and thrive. Plants tend to grow better when the CO2 levels are higher.

Vegetable plants should be planted where they can benefit from a minimum of six hours of sunlight every day. Many types of veggies require this amount in order to thrive and produce the food source that you are hoping for. It’s also the same for some types of flowers.

As mentioned earlier, it will take time and effort to achieve the goals you have for your organic garden. Patience will be required. Put the tips you have learned above to use today, and see firsthand just how wonderful your new garden can be. Despite what you grow, use the above tips to succeed with them.

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Posted on Aug 17, 2017

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