Steps To making an organic garden
- Choose a site with locally adapted varieties-Not all vegetables are able to grow in all areas. Your climate conditions may not be sustainable enough to keep a steady and healthy garden.
- Choose the right time to plant-In order to have a steady garden you need to plan such as starting at the right time of year. Depending on your location not all areas can have a garden in cause of the seasons and their climates.
- Prepare the soil- There are many brands of soil used specifically for organic gardens. Place a generous amount of soil around your gardening area.
- Plant Your Seeds Properly-You need proper seeding to in order to have a healthy garden. If your seeds are planted to close to each other your vegetables will come out poorly.
- Water Often-Keep soil moisture consistent so plants will not dry out and become rotten.Water thoroughly so that the water than give the soil enough time to dry. After that you water again.
- Fertilize Often-Consistently fertilize because almost all vegetables need it to grow. Vegetables should be fed with fertilizer at least 4-6 times a week, but make sure to not over fertilize that will cause some vegetables to produce less
- Mulch- Add a 2-3 inch layer of mulch this will cool the soil and lower your amount of weeds in your garden.
- Manage Weeds- When growing your garden make sure to manage your weeds well. The best and easiest way to get rid of the weeds is to pull them out by hand. To keep weeds at a minimum tend to your soil multiple times a week.
- Control Insects- Many insects will be attracted to the vegetables growing in your garden. Always watch out for them regularly and if anything use Solution that is labeled ok for vegetables.
- Harvest Regularly-Some vegetables will stop growing and die if you don't harvest often. Harvest every couple of days to pick out your organic vegetables.
helpful tips for organic garden
The best spot for a organic garden is outside, and not in a green house the reason for this is because it can get fresh air and sunlight. But you may say that keeping the plant out side and not in a green house is not good because bugs / animals will be able to eat and kill the plants and vegetables. So you must keep your plants in a in fence at least 3 1/2 ft - to 4 ft so most animals won't be able to jump over. And you may ask your self how will you keep the bugs out without using chemicals. What it is get red solo cup and stick on the bottom of it and cover the cup with sap which will stick the bugs to the cup causing the bugs to get stuck on the sap and they will be unable to hurt your plants this trap will help with cucumber beetles and some insects as well.