Organic Gardening for You
Posted On July 30, 2023
Organic Gardening for You
You put clean and filtered fuel into your car to make it run properly, but why don’t we do that for our bodies?
Today the world of fast and processed food is what so many of us try to run our hard working bodies on. And we succeed… for a while.
Isn’t it about time we got back to good wholesome and natural food for our bodies.
There are some clear benefits to growing our own good food.
1. Super fresh.
2. Organically grown, it has to be good for you.
3. Save some money.
4. Sell some produce and make some money.
4. You know what you are eating.
5 Sense of satisfaction in growing food for you and family.
The list can go on and on.
So, how to start a successful organic garden?
Consider establishing a small organic vegetable garden.
You can always make your garden larger if you have the space, but you will be surprised at what you can grow in a small area.
Keep all aspects of your vegetable garden free of chemicals.
The whole idea is to produce healthy food for you and your family.
Position your garden and the planting of your vegetables for maximum sunlight.
Plants grow by maximizing the benefits of the sun.
Check that you have a ready supply of water.
untainted by chemicals. Along with sunlight your plants will flourish.
Investigate the quality of your soil.
Make sure that it is free from industrial fertilizers. Spend time and money on building up the quality of your soil as no chemical fertilizers are used to improve your soil and ‘assist’ vegetable growth.
Clear the land in your vegetable patch by hand.
Avoid the residual harm that chemicals used for this task in the past would leave.
Use natural insecticides to reduce the number of unwanted pests.
Some plants produce natural pest repellents. Talk to your local nursery. Encourage insects that prey on pests.
Organic vegetable gardening is becoming popular amongst the most responsible gardeners today. You can become one of them by following these simple, easy steps.
Gardening starts with the seeds you choose. From seed to harvest, you control what goes into your vegetables. After the harvest you can save the best seeds, compost the plants, and prepare for the next planting. All while protecting the environment and increasing your own health. Gardening is relaxing and has been shown to help reduce stress levels.
Composting your kitchen waste and garden scraps also helps to protect the environment and build healthy soil. Turning this waste into compost returns the nutrients to the soil instead of sending it to a landfill.
You can even grow edible flowers without chemicals. Add beautiful color with bright orange nasturtiums or purple pansies. Your salads will really stand out.
The benefits of growing organic food goes on and on. Learn more