Pests can be pesky little tomato worms or small animals, however, this is a beautifully humane way to allow every type of animal around your garden. Because ultimately any pollinators are welcomed and little animals should be too. The biggest warning is to never use pesticides… ever. Pesticides have been a leading cause in cancer in small children and adults that have been exposed to it. For example: RoundUp has been taken off the shelves in many stores because of the effect they have on humans who have developed cancer or disease from it. Just do not use pesticides around your home at all.
We will give you examples and ways to utilize nature’s ability to protect your vegetable garden or flowers from everyday pests.
Photo by Markus Spiske from Pexels
Here are a few organic/natural pesticides that you can use around your garden area:
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels
By sprinkling some everyday salt into your watering can or a spray bottle, shake, and then begin spraying your mixture.…
The biggest way to mess up a garden is by either over watering or not watering enough, the biggest obstacle is finding that in-between satisfaction place for your plant. It’s this simple process of going out every morning to water your flowers or vegetable plants that things can become tricky. What do you do after it’s rained for 3 days, how long do you wait to water your plants again?
Now as a first-time gardener, watering your plants will be a wait-and-see game. There is no need to panic, all you have to do is keep an eye out for the topsoil, does it seem overly dried and cracked? Or is it muddy and mushy to the touch? This physical altercation can tell you everything about when to water and when to wait another day. Because what happens to your plants if you over water?…
The lows and lows of the world from early 2020 till June 2021, gardening has become the utmost best way to spend any past-time. With gardening being one of the best ways to release stress or finding a way to escape a hard day’s work, those little sprouting seedlings are seeing more care than ever before.
Photo by Margarita Terekhova on Unsplash
Firstly, gardening offers a way to de-stress and provides healthy mental health. Oddly enough 2020 has offered the time for the rest of us to get back in touch with nature. To dig our hands into the soil and watch those little seedlings turn into giant outdoor/indoor plants. Let alone, starting a garden can help with sustaining a community with available food.
Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash
How Can Gardening Improve Your Health?
Absolutely! Being able to grow your own food to feed yourself, your family or, the neighbors living on your block; being able to grow your own food to sustainably satisfy an organic diet or just for a healthier lifestyle overall can completely improve your health status.…
Sunflowers can spread as far as the eye can see when it comes to a sunflower field, and the plant itself is strong as possible. Plus, 2021 has been deemed the Year of the Sunflower! The official name is Helianthus annuus and yellow is not the only color sunflower petals come in, red, maroon, and brown. Another interesting aspect to note is that sunflowers can move, they are heliotropic. This means the sunflower head with the seeds and petals can physically turn to face the sun head-on.
As you could imagine, sunflowers grow best when they have direct sunlight. While some shade is okay, these strong flowers can use up to 8 hours of sunlight to help them grow to their full potential. Now, it’s assumed that you could sprinkle out sunflower seeds, and BAM! There is a group of sunflowers growing in your yard.…
Spring is here even as it snows in certain areas around the globe, specifically the United States. But there are specific key points to address. Firstly, there is a difference between flower gardening and vegetable gardening. The two are extremely different especially when it comes to regulating temperature, which species can survive through a random morning frost and which ones cannot.
The Biggest and First Step to Gardening
Figuring out what type of flower species or vegetable/fruit plant you’d like to plant. Now for a beginner it’s very highly recommended on choosing a flower plant that can be first started as a seedling to be planted in a planters pot and kept in a regulated temperature home. The temperature variety acceptable for the plant will be printed on the back of the paper, in which the seeds come in. With an added step being, location, location, location.…