The global warming and the depleting available resources are pushing us to come up with the options which would be better for the conservation of the resources and to do whatever we could to ensure that we are contributing in small pieces to slow down the global warning. Organic gardening is the perfect thing that you could do to ensure that you are using things that could be recycled and at the same time it is the most environmental friendly thing.
Synthetic to Natural Stuff
The synthetic methods and materials to grow plants fro fruits and vegetables are out now. People are shifting to use all the natural ways and means to ensure that the produce is healthier and natural. However, the organic gardening requires a lot of effort, patience and care but at the same time the result is really blissful.
Organic gardening is all about depending upon the environment. Whatever that the farmers could use for organic gardening is employed instead of the chemical based products. This involves a lot of hit and trial methods as well. As the organic farmers are still struggling to find out which natural product should be used in what way to give maximum health benefit for the organic plants they are cherishing. Like for example, the composts that would enrich the lifeline of the plants – the soil is made from everything and anything possible, which could supply nutrients to the soil. Composting fallen leaves, animal manures, clipped grass, earthworms, microorganisms, trash and let nature left to decompose to enrich the soil are some example of natural composts.
Considering the climatic conditions and the environment that the plants would be growing in would be quite decisive while you are choosing the plants. Things may be a little different in case you are thinking about the indoor organic garden but the best is to go with the plants that would gel with the climatic condition of a particular place.
Knowing about the gardening system would prove to be and additional benefit for you. There are many systems, which have specific techniques and requirement. You just need to pick that suits your requirement the best. Biodynamic farming; no-till approach by Masanobu Fukuoka; French Intensive; Biointensive etc are some example.
Having the right tools for the organic garden is indispensable. As this is the only way to cut the extensive labor that organic farming call for. A folding saw; Moth-Blocker; Row Cover or Shade Fabric; good digging tools etc are some examples. While purchasing the tools look for the utility rather than the high end fancy stuff. Simple things like hand gloves and hat are usually forgotten but these are indispensable and you would realize the same when you would be working under the sun.
With the proper knowledge regarding the points talked above and a direction you could contribute to make a small difference in fixing the damage caused by global warming and at the same time blessing your family with a chemical free health food.