Using a large amount of mulch in your garden will save water. Using mulch will allow the soil to retain humidity more efficiently, and your garden will not have to be watered as frequently. The mulch can be store-bought or from dead plant and tree materials from around your home. Make sure to use a large amount, though.
Mulch is a great water conservation tool; it allows you to save water while you are gardening. If you mulch your garden adequately, you won’t need to water the plants as often. Mulch can be purchased, or you can use leaves, tree bark or other organic material. You simply need to use a large quantity. Rotate your garden annually. Planting the same type of plant in the same area of your garden each year can cause disease or encourage fungus growth. These plant killing phenomena can lay dormant down in the dirt, waiting and willing to strike your next year’s plants. Different plants have different immunities and vulnerabilities. Changing what you plant where will naturally stave off fungus and disease.
The skins from fruit are a great way to recycle waste and turn them into something positive by using them for your compost pile. By using these natural bits of food, you can make virtually cost-free organic compost that will leave your plants healthy and beautiful. A great way to obtain fertilizer for your garden is by making your own compost. A fun way to do this is to begin a small worm composting bin. Try putting some worms in your compost bin, with a little dirt, kitchen scraps, and newspaper.
Go ahead and make your own compost so you have access to your own fertilizer in your garden. A fun way that this can be done is by placing small worms in a compost bin. Place red wiggler worms inside your bin accompanied with dirt, kitchen scraps and shreds of newspaper.