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If you want to improve your diet, you may want to get into organic gardening. However, you should be aware that organic gardening is hard work. Knowing where to start when planning an organic garden can be a little confusing.

Sod should be laid properly. Your soil should be prepared before you lay the sod. Weeds should be removed, and you should break up the soil into a tilth. Next, you want to make the soil compacted by applying light but firm pressure. Make sure the soil creates a flat surface. Thoroughly water the soil. The optimum layout of sod rows is to stagger them with offset joints. Cut away extra sod and save it to fill in gaps you may create later. According to your climate, you will likely need to water the new sod daily over a period of a couple of weeks. This will insure proper root formation and establishment.

Choose plants that will give you the most yield at harvest time. Hybrids are usually hardier in terms of disease and weather resistance, and are designed to produce more.

Prepare your seeds by soaking them in a dark environment. Take 3-4 seeds, put them in a small jar or container, and cover them with water. This will allow seeds to be watered and they will get a kick start when growing. The seeds will most likely survive and mature this way.

Grow some wheat grass or cat grass next to the plants your cat seems to prefer. Additionally, use your cat’s keen sense of smell to your advantage. Citrus fruit peels and mothballs both smell horrible to cats, so put them on the soil near the plants your cat likes to eat.

TIP! Don’t you hate it how fresh mint leaves take over all of your garden, even though you love them? You should plant the mint in a rather large garden container or pot instead so you can monitor growth. You can simply put the container below the soil level.

Using natural materials in the garden will keep pests away. Slugs who want to enter a vegetable garden, for example, can be repelled by a simple border of marigolds and onions. Insects can be deterred if you use wood ash instead of mulch around trees and shrub seedlings. You will be able to stay away from harsh chemical based pesticides by incorporating these techniques into your gardening.

Organic Mulch

A touch of organic mulch will boost the potential of the vegetable plants in your garden. The organic mulch will keep moisture in the soil for a little longer. It also helps prevent weeds from growing. Time and effort will be saved pulling out all the weeds.

TIP! Irises can be easily divided. Overgrown clumps of irises can be divided up to increase your numbers of this lovely flower.

Organic horticulture requires work, effort and research. It is very true, as well, that to see results, you must stick with it. Now, after reading the tips from this article, you have the knowledge necessary in order to be a successful organic gardener.

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Posted on Aug 12, 2017

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