Managing the soil is very important in organic gardening. Insects won’t attack a healthy plant and a good soil management program will keep your garden healthy.
To keep your garden healthy give it organic matter to survive. The most important thing for your garden is to it with lots of attention and your energy.
Organic plants consist of more than having a chemical free garden. To be successful in growing organic plants you will need to work with nature and develop an ecosystem for your garden. You will want to encourage healthy bugs like ladybugs and lacewings to take up residency in your garden and feed on the bugs that you don’t want in your garden. Planting fennel, dill, allyssum and cumin will help attract the right type of bugs to your organic plants.
You should add as much organic matter as you can to your garden in order to feed soil organisms. The soil organisms will break down organic matter and help feed your plants. You can make your own compost to use in this process then not only will you be providing nourishment to the soil but you will also reduce kitchen and garden waste.
With rising food prices and the use of harmful pesticides it is almost impossible for a person to have a truly healthy diet. This is part of the reason more and more people are choosing to grow their own vegetables. Growing organic plants is not a complicated process. All you really need is a pot, a plant, some soil, water and sunlight. By growing even a portion of your vegetables at home, you can help eliminate a wide number of environmental and financial issues.