Soil for organic gardens

The best soils are high in levels of nitrogen. Manure is a great source of nitrogen, and the great news is that often you can even get hold of it for free. You can visit a local farm and offer to collect your own manure. They will often be happy of the help. Ensure that the manure is from a safe and well-kept environment. The last thing you want is to be using contaminated manure that could cause your plants to carry harmful pathogens, which could in turn make you ill. Continue reading “Soil for organic gardens”

Organic gardening tips

Choose the plants that will do the best with the resources that you already have. So that you don’t need to make too many adaptations and changes, you will be able to save money if you can find plants that will grow in your garden now. Think about the weather that you get in your area. Will you be better getting plants for damp conditions or the ones that manage to grow even when it is dry? Some plants such as fruit trees need lots of sun, but root vegetables can cope in the shade. Continue reading “Organic gardening tips”

Is organic gardening difficult?

Organic gardening can be quite demanding. It is not particularly difficult, but you do need to do some research beforehand, and keep maintaining your organic garden if you are to manage to grow enough vegetables to be sustainable for you. The little additional work that you will need to do to keep your garden organic will pay off when you harvest your produce, and when you come to replant your plants again next year, you will have good quality soil to plant your crops. Continue reading “Is organic gardening difficult?”