Christy Webber Farm And Garden
October 29, 2020
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The Truth Regarding Organic And Natural Farming

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Many people think that organic gardening is something that began during the hippie movement, or is something mystical. But there is nothing miraculous or mystical about planting your very own garden and using only natural elements to feed it. This article will probably provide information letting you know that mysticism has nothing to do with organic gardening.

Hippies weren't the first to try chemical-free gardening strategies. It is just because there was a lot of media attention at that time, organic gardening had been around for a long time, many centuries in fact. For centuries, Amish farmers were definitely practicing all natural growing. Even today, they continue to get exceptional results from their natural crop growing, even as modern farmers use chemical fertilizer, weed killers and pesticides. It is even more normal in other regions of this world to find organic growers, who use age-old methods of natural growth.

The notion that insects and other pests will always take over your garden is nothing but a huge myth. Individuals are taught that they can't control the infestation of bugs without using chemical-based pesticides that are expensive. Actually, one way to handle pests the natural way is to use birds. Birds are easy to attract. Just create a welcoming and friendly environment for them. Set up a birdhouse together with a way to obtain fresh water, and you should have all the birds you need. Once the birds uncover all those yummy bugs in your garden, and the thoughtfully placed nesting place and water, they'll move in to stay.

However, you will still need to understand that creating an all-natural, organic garden involves more than just tossing some seeds on the ground and letting Mother Nature do her thing. And you do need to appreciate the importance of planting the right seeds in the appropriate dirt where they will grow well. Is the local climate acceptable? Is it conducive to growing what you have in mind? Obviously, whether you've got a dry or wet climate decides what you can grow. The presence of earthworms is an additional aspect to consider; they work to unpack the soil, enhancing it's capability for growing things. Earthworms need to have time to do their job, so you might quicken things up by purchasing some organic soil to spread and till in. Because of this strategy you will actually be developing your own soil.

You could check out a local greenhouse, or do some searching through the internet, and you can learn a lot about organic gardening. And seeing that you appreciate the health benefits of organic gardening, you will want to pass the information on to your kids?

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