Soil, Water and Pots in Organic Gardening

Soil, Water and Pots in Organic Gardening (1.bp.blogspot.com)
Growing your own fruits and vegetables is an easy thing to do if you use proper techniques. It lets other know that you are serious about getting the most out of your organic plants. That is an admirable thing. Improvement to any skill can always be achieved, and this skill set is no different. Here are some suggestions that can help.It is obvious that plants require water to grow. It’s also important to know the amount of water that particular plants actually need. Overwatering or under-watering a plant can severely damage its growth and health. Overwatering can result in root rot, where the water-filled environment encourages the growth of microbes that eat away at the roots. Under-watering a plant can make it’s leaves dry and brittle.“Creating an aquaponics project in your garden, even just in an urban setting, has turn out to be a growing movement among households interested in self sufficiency, natural and organic living and who see the wisdom of saving money though supplying their own balanced nutritious and free of toxic meals”
Source: Aquaponic Gardening for Home

Make a handy twine dispenser from old clay pots. To always have gardening twine ready to use, take an old clay pot, and place it in your garden where you want your twine dispenser to be. Then place your ball of twine in it, and turn a second clay pot upside down. Thread the twine through the drainage hole of the upside down pot and place it on top of the bottom pot. You now have a handy dispenser!

During hot weather, water your plants more frequently and deeply. When your plants do not get enough water, their roots work themselves up close to the surface, which means they will dry out quicker. If you water deeply, the roots will stay well underground to get to the water down below.

You already have the products, the tools and the skills to get those organic gardens going. Then you are ready to start gardening. The suggestions outlined above will help you learn new tips about organic gardening techniques because the learning never stops. Try new things, and keep looking for more resources as you progress with your garden.

“The learning that can come through aquaponics makes it a great gardening activity for kids. You can study the biological cycle between fish and plants and the chemistry behind nutrient and food requirements…..”
Source: Black Thumb Gardener

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