Vegetables and fresh fruits that have been grown organically are far superior in taste and nutrition than ordinary produce on the market. Instead of buying from stores, why not grow your own? Keep reading for ideas and inspiration on organic gardening and its benefits!
Take the proper approach to laying sod. Prior to laying the sod, prepare your soil. Break the soil into fine tilth and make sure you remove any weeds as well. Using a light but firm touch, compact the soil until it is flat. Gently sprinkle water on the soil until you are certain that it is thoroughly moistened. 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. The sod needs to be watered daily for two weeks, by which time it will be rooted and ready to walk on.
Healthy soil will be your best defense against the pests that can invade your garden. Healthy plants are stronger and more able to resist both pests and disease. For healthy plants, start with healthy soil that is properly amended and free of chemicals in order to avoid salt accumulation.
Let your new seeds soak in a dark spot overnight. Place some seeds into a small container, then fill it with water until it is almost to the top. This will give your seeds a healthy head start in the growth process. Seeds that are grown in this way have a higher survival and maturity rate.
Grow wheat or cat grass in the area around the plants that your cat is eating. You may also place something offensively smelly atop the soil, like citrus peel or mothballs.
There is no need to buy produce of lesser quality. Utilize the advice you've read in this article and start growing fruits and vegetables of your own.