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Organic gardening appeal to some as a hobby

by Ornella

Organic gardening can very well pass as a pursuit for some individuals and this can be true if you are the type of person who has the passion for gardening. This may not be everybody’s cup of tea so think yourself lucky if you are amongst those who can grow green things out of the blue. Organic gardening has different aspects to it, which you must be familiar with, for instance, what type of dirt you have, what you want to grow on them, and how you might tend for the plants.

This undoubtedly may seem too involved for any starter, but since you have already proven your talents as a gardener, you could easy start to produce things in the organic way. This method is particularly special as well as hard and it will require you to double your effort as likened with regular horticulture.

The essential rule of organic horticulture is that synthetic tools are used only when it is necessary and not otherwise. This will include the essential components such as the plant foods and the pesticides. You can actually get from the earth what you require then use it for your organic venture into gardening. These elements will help you to grow something new: flowers, vegetables or whatever greens you may want to grow. Hopefully you are getting what we are trying to say, and that is this is one way to work in conjunction with nature.

If you are wondering if this is at all feasible, it is, and you are there to make it. It is feasible to make your own garden compost from the materials of the garden. You could conveniently use, fallen leaves and dead branches and animal muck but a lot would be based on the type used and other factors.

Organic horticulture requires least use of chemical substance pesticides. If youre not a master of killing insects one by one, go to the local store and get yourself some organic pesticide. The traditional way to go about it is to remain alert and kill the worms and other insects, as soon as you see them. You should only turn to the organic pesticides when it becomes too much and uncontrollable – and you can no longer handle it. You can also try to bring in the animals that eat those pests. This way you do not need to clear the garden of pests, and you are also helping to feed a hungry animal.


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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.