How to Grow Your Own Organic Food

How to Grow Your Own Organic Food

Organic farming helps the planet earth cut down on the amount of toxins it is building up. It is good for us too, it aids us get only the richness and nutrients of the food and not the pesticides with it. But all these goodness can be a bit expensive - have you thought about the alternative? Well, you can grow your own vegetables for free with just a bit of care.

Organic gardening is just growing plants without using any synthetic fertilizers or chemical pesticides, but rather plant friendly manures. Check out the internet or get local help to gain a bit of knowledge on the plants that would love the weather and climate conditions in the area you live in. also, calculate some spots on your back yard where there is good sunlight, drainage, soil and moisture. Happy plants are naturally healthier, so out them in the right places. Native plants to your country or region will require the minimal effort and can give you some good harvests.

Also, for a beginner, plants grown from seeds are the best choice. Other roots and bulbs can be frustrating for a beginner. One main problem plants will not be able to tackle themselves are weeds. These seeds are very tiny and can land in your vegetable garden anytime. While pulling weeds is hard work, it can make up for a good exercise and can get you a whiff of fresh air. Small backyard gardens won’t work up much weeds. Mulch can be used to ward off these unwanted plants. Little kids in the neighborhood will also enjoy pulling out weeds and playing in the mud as long as you offer them a small reward.

When you get to harvest your bounty, you can gift them to family and friends or there is always canning, root cellar and freezers to preserve them.

 

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