Don’t know where to start to try to garden organically? Do not fret because you can find a plethora of kits that will help you achieve a large or small organic garden for your backyard. Find kits for raised beds, containers, soil, compost seed and more at your own local garden center or look online for some interesting kits and deals.
This method is very good for those that can’t bend down to the ground any more as it is in a raised bed and just big enough to be able to reach across. Not too many weeds grow in the garden because you are using a soil mix of your own. It is a form of organic gardening because you do not have to use chemicals or pesticides and you make your own soil mix. Continue reading
Raised beds are the perfect solution for problem soils and perfect for gardening organically. Having a raised bed garden makes garden easier. There are less weeds, less bending down, better soil and they look nice in the yard.
Raised bed gardens improve soil conditions. The soil is premixed and put into a bed that is framed with wood, bricks, stone, cement block or other materials. No one ever walks on the soil to pack it down and the soil is light; just right for the roots of plants to grow and flourish. Because the beds are raised, water drains nicely and roots are never sitting in water. Then the whole bed is used to grow plants and the gardener walks around it on paths. Not only can vegetables be grown in a raised bed but also flowers and herbs.
The soil is always filled with rich nutrients that can be able to nourish your plants and crops as they grow, but it’s not always a happy world in plant life. There can be weeds and other pests that might be eating away your soil and plant’s nutrition without your knowledge. To easily remove them, a method called solarization is usually done in small gardens. It’s similar to putting up a greenhouse but only on a smaller scale and with cheaper materials.