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One of the best ways to improve your diet and make it healthier is to start and maintain an organic garden. Growing an organic garden does take some planning, though. This can make you wonder where to begin for growing your own organic garden.

Starting a garden which is pest-free is easy, if you have healthy soil. If you have healthy looking plants, they are stronger and more resistant to diseases and bugs. Begin with a high-quality soil with less chemicals to avoid salt accumulation, and you give your garden an excellent chance of growing healthy plants.

TIP! Try planting your plants in flower pots first, then transferring them to your garden once they have had a bit of time to grow. This will help the plants make it to full growth.

Always have a plan for the garden prior to the start of planting it. This is a good way to remember which plants have been planted in each area before they grow. This is important, because different plants require different care.

Are you one of the millions who loves some fresh mint leaves, yet you absolutely hate the way they tend to take over any garden they are planted within? You can control their growth by placing them into a pot or container. You can even plant the container in the ground. That way, the roots won’t be able to escape the container, and the plant won’t overrun your garden.

Novice gardeners should read the manuals on all gardening tools and chemicals prior to using them. Failing to heed this simple advice can mean skin irritation that you are going to remember, and not pleasantly at that. Wear protective gear, and use the products as directed.

TIP! Your first and best line of defense against pests is having healthy soil. Healthy soil encourages vigorous plant growth and makes your garden more resistant to common diseases and insects.

When you’re dealing with a veggie garden, pest control may be difficult. Avoid spraying harsh chemicals on fruits and vegetables destined for your table. Research the methods available for eliminating garden pests organically. If you catch pests early, you can remove them by hand effectively.

Plant with autumn colors in mind. That doesn’t have to be, however. The foliage in the fall probably exudes more color than any other season. Maple trees, Dogwood, and Beech trees exist in lots of Fall colors that range from deep crimson to yellow. Add even more color to your garden by planting shrubs such as hydrangea, barberry or cotoneaster.

Get your children interested in helping with your organic garden. They will enjoy learning about nature and bonding with you.

TIP! Biennials and annuals are great if you would like to better your flower bed. Annuals and biennials that grow quickly can really wake up your flower beds, and they allow you to have a new garden look every season or every year, if you choose to.

It is essential to keep your knees protected as you garden. Bending from a standing position for excessive amounts of time can be difficult for many people. Due to this, most people choose to garden while on their knees, which also makes it easier to tend to plants. A kneeling pad can be placed under your knees to help reduce the pain from compression.

In conclusion, creating and maintaining an organic garden requires hard work, effort and research. Furthermore, you will only see your garden blossom with consistent tending. Keep the tips offered in mind and you can see more success.

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Posted on Oct 8, 2017

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