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In the world of organic horticulture, there are plenty of great resources available to both new and experienced organic gardeners alike. There are many e-guides, books, videos, and other resources available. This set of tips contains some of the best advice for helping a good organic gardener become a great organic gardener.

When selecting among several varieties of a plant, choose the ones that will produce the largest yield. Traditional strains are often out-performed by hybrids that have been bred for cold tolerance or disease resistance.

TIP! Don’t bother with expensive chemicals if your plants start to sport powdery mildew. Plain water with a bit of liquid soap and baking soda will do the trick.

Plants that climb can hide fences and walls. These climbing plants will help beautify an old fence, and they are fast workers too. They can be trained to grow over an arbor, or through trees and shrubs that are already in the garden. Some may need to be attached to a support, and others will attach themselves to any surface using their twining stems or tendrils. Wisteria, jasmine, honeysuckle, clematis and some rose varieties are good choices for climbers.

Save some plants in the winter by bringing them indoors. Perhaps you can save your most expensive or resistant plants. Always be careful when digging around the roots, and put the plant in a suitable pot.

Before you start planting your garden, plan it! Doing this makes it easier to keep track of where you planted what when you first start to see sprouts. You can also avoid losing the smaller plants, or in larger gardens, the small plant groups.

TIP! Stink bugs can damage your garden, especially if you garden in the fall. Stinkbugs are most prevalent on tomatoes, beans and peppers.

Don’t over-water your plants, and keep the soil around them aerated. Plant moisture is a big attraction to both parasites and plant diseases. Fungi are parasites that are common in the plant world. Although fungi can be treated with sprays, it is possible to preempt the problem and very important to plant health that you do so.

To grow peas, try growing them indoors first, instead of outside. Pea seeds germinate better indoors. Give the seeds enough time to get stronger: growing indoors will make it easier for your plants to resist diseases and the pesky bugs. When your plants are sturdy, move them outdoors.

Carefully read and follow the instructions that come with your chemicals and tools, especially when you’re just starting to garden. If you don’t do this, you could cause unnecessary skin irritations, which are very painful. Keep your body safe and follow directions.

TIP! Be sure to weed your garden. If you’re not careful, weeds can take over your beautiful garden, ruining it.

You undoubtedly have a greater understanding of all that is involved with successful organic gardening after reading this article. There is much to do and only a few particular ways to do it best, at the right time and under the most suitable conditions. When you keep this in mind, you can go about planting and growing a garden in your own way.

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