Organic vegetable gardening is not only an engaging hobby, but it is
also healthy and totally rewarding. If you plan carefully and get all
necessary supplies, your jaunt into the world of organic vegetable
gardening can be all that you are dreaming it to be.
Just remember, that you will not have a successful garden on accident.
Your organic vegetable garden will require some preparation and
efforts, but you will see Ė it is worth it all!
Planning Your Space The first step to organic vegetable gardening is
choosing your location. Make sure that you have enough space, though
too much is not required.
In other words, try to avoid growing more than your family can use.
Remember, growing an organic garden is not so easy and does require a
lot of efforts and different approach.
Your location should have a well drained soil that is close to your
water source. Once you have your space, consider planning your gardenís
design so you can arrange your veggies where you want them, before you
Preparing Your Soil An important aspect of organic vegetable gardening
is preparing the soil. This is because the fertilizers you will use in
organic vegetable gardening are slow to do their job, unlike
So, it is best to place the fertilizers into the soil no less than
three weeks before you are planning to plant. Mixing the soil carefully
ensures that all of the clumps of fertilizer are broken up, and have
begun to rot in the soil.
Watering Your Garden One more vital thing in organic vegetable
gardening is the way you are going to water the plants. Thorough
wetting your soil every week is essential for the plantsí growth.
If it rains sufficiently, then you can skip this moistening, but only
with plenty of rain. Remember, this has to be a drenching rain in order
to get all the way down to the root of the plants.
If you use organic soil conditioners, your soil will have an easier
time absorbing the moisture from your watering attempts.
Mulching Mulch is an organic material that you cover your soil with to
help keep the water in, prevent weed growth and provide nutrients to
Leaves, grass, and wood shavings are all successfully used for
mulching. This is one more important aspect of organic vegetable