Monthly Archives: July 2019

Journals And Scrapbooking Your Garden

The problem with some garden owners is that they use too much chemical fertilizers believing it is good for their plants and garden. But, prolonged use of chemical herbicide or weed killer will make your soil unhealthy.

Ward off infestation of annoying garden pests like aphids by lightly spraying the stems, leaves, and buds of your flowers with a heavily diluted mixture of warm, soapy water and a few drops of liquid dish washing soap. Next, follow-up by rinsing with a generous spray of water. This is effective for even the most serious aphid problem.

Probably the most important thing when starting an organic garden is to decide what it is that you would like to grow. There are lots of options when it comes to Organic Gardening, but be sure that whatever vegetable you pick to grow is suitable for your climate.

Perhaps that needs to be reconsidered. Probably we need to just look at 5 favorable reasons to start growing your own organic food and see how things might look from that perspective.

Do share your results with your neighbors. No, you don’t want to preach to your friends and neighbors. But you do want to share your results and show them just how lush, green and pest-free an organic garden can be. If you can persuade your friends to stop using dangerous toxins, that’s great for the earth. And if you can persuade your closest neighbors to stop using toxic chemicals, that’s good for your garden too, because the neighbors aren’t killing your beneficial insects.

A common misconception for those new to non-chemical gardening is that you can grow anything in any type of soil. It is best to make an attempt to understand that a natural garden calls for effort in soil development. Different climates impact the quality of soil. It is vital that you understand how your soil is affected by the quantity of rain or sun or even temperature that your area receives. Subsequently, what is the make up of the soil, and how compacted is it? Unfavorable density soil is where there’s no circulation of air or moisture, because the soil is too compacted. To attain effective circulation, you will probably need to loosen the soil. The most beneficial method of doing this is to get earthworms.

When the fish or fishes have grown to your favorite eating size, remove from the tank and prepare your fresh fish meal. If you are anything like me, your heart jumps a beat when looking at the price of fish at either the grocery or the seafood and fish stores. Fish starts at .00 a pound and will spike higher depending on the available varieties. Growing fish at home is much more affordable and definitely the fresh catch of the day.