How to Start an Easy Garden
By Ka Ntru
A. Visualize an affirm a beautiful and healthy garden.
B. Reduce soil disturbance, you want to preserve the layering of the soil naturally.
C.You want to try to place your garden as close to your kitchen as possible.
D.Make sure its in a place where it will receive at least 6 hours of direct summer sunlight.
E. Only use transplants for slower growing plants like broccoli, tomatoes and peppers for quicker harvest.
F. Carrots, okra or crops that grow from seeds transplant weakly, therefore, do not use transplants. Do not use transplants on vegetables that are easy to grow from seeds.
G Hand water newly planted seeds and transplants until their roots grow into moist soil.
H. Use mulches like wood chips, sawdust and grass clippings because they are weed free.
I.Place a fence, low shrubs and flowers around your garden.
J. You want to minimize your time weeding, so do it frequently for short periods.
K. Be vigilant of edges, that’s a secret entrance for weeds.
L.You want to wipe out weeds as early as possible.
M.Talk positively to your gardens every visit. Don’t be surprise if your garden starts to speak back to you through your dreams.
There it is a simple guide to planting your new garden. For you apartment dwellers stay tuned I will be posting an article on how to grow a garden in the comfort of your apartment.