Read on some great organic tips below.
Use climbers for covering fences and fences. Many climbers can cover the wall or fence in a single growing season. They can grow through shrubs and trees, or be trained to cover an arbor. Some varieties of these plants will have to be tethered to some sort of support, and others will attach themselves to any surface using their twining stems or tendrils. Some climbers that have proven to be reliable are honeysuckle, clematis, jasmine, climbing roses, and wisteria.
Transfer your favorite plants indoors to rescue them from the winter. You may be able to save the ones you spent the most money on or the ones that are resistant. Carefully dig near the rootball and replant in an appropriate pot.
You could also try to offend the cats sense of smell with orange rinds or mothballs.
When you are mowing your lawn do not cut it as short as possible. If your grass has more height, the grass roots will get deeper, greener lawn. Short grass is more prone to getting dried out and dead grass.
Make sure you protect any tender deciduous shrubs are protected. Tie the tops tightly together, and drape a sheet or blanket over the top of the wigwam. This method is much better than wrapping the plant in plastic, because air can still circulate, which prevents rotting.
Do you enjoy fresh mint leaves though hate how they quickly grow to take over your garden? You can control their growth by placing them inside a pot or container! You can then plant the container down in the ground if you like, but the container will restrict the roots, and make sure that the plant doesn’t run rampant in your garden.
A good green garden starts from the seeds and not from the plants. The most “green” way to start a new garden is to start with seeds. The plastic used in nurseries often end up in landfills, so it is best to start with the seeds or buy from nurseries who use organic materials in packaging their plants.
The more you understand about organic horticulture methods, the better prepared you will be to grow a lush, natural garden that provides both beauty and sustenance. Keep in mind that these pointers are simply the tip of the iceberg.