Don’t Have A Green Thumb? Follow This Advice And You Soon Will!

82283706Some tips on how to start with your own organic garden makes a great start for beginners. Below are some tips that will hopefully assist you into making better decisions and to start applying things to your garden properly. You need to work hard, so it is to your benefit to learn something from these tips.

Do not mow your lawn close to the bottom. If you let your grass grow, the roots will go deeper and make your lawn more resistant to dryness. The shorter the grass is, the shorter the roots are, which leads to a dry lawn.

To kill off aphids on rose plants, spray them with a powdered milk and water mixture (1/3 cup powdered milk to one quart water). When the mixture is sprayed, the aphids get caught in the liquid and eventually die. Every few weeks spray down the roses with water to rinse off the mixture and reapply it if needed.

A spicy solution to ridding your garden of pests is to spray your plants with a hot mustard or red pepper mixture (one tablespoon of hot mustard or red pepper to one quart water). The solution is safe to spray directly on your garden foliage and pests can’t stand the taste of it!

If you have a lot of low-growing plants to take care of in your garden, purchase gardening knee pads. The time that you will have to spend on your knees in your garden can cause you unnecessary knee pain. Your knees can get supported with a decent pair of gardening knee pads.

These tips should have given you some much needed insight on where to start and how to begin growing your own personal organic garden. These tips were thoughtfully compiled to help the new organic gardener learn the basics and some other cool techniques that are simple enough to use for their garden.

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