If you have been in organic gardening for long, you will definitely encounter lots of garden pests. Those who say they don’t are simply lying. Even if you do, don’t worry as these tips this article will be revealing will assist you in maintaining your residential Arizona organic garden.
Every single organic garden would definitely have bugs. And it’s not limited to only one bug. These bugs form as a group and slowly it replicates.
Maintaining Your Garden
This is by far where most people quit because their garden turned into a complete disaster. Trust me; ask those organic gardeners why they quit.
You must learn how to prevent pests and animals in the gardens. Here are some tips when you start the organic garden that you should already know.
- Setting up fences to prevents animals like rabbits from invading.
- Develop your own organic recipes to further accelerate plant growth and prevent pests from reproducing or damage your plants.
- Always make use of Mother Nature and attract beneficial bugs and animals to help you to annihilate pests.
Dealing With Insects
This is inevitable, they will invade. Don’t expect your garden to be perfectly pest-free.
Here are some common garden pests that are probably hiding in your garden.
- Cabbage worms
- Asparaguses Beetle
- And Many More …
Here are some tips on which you can apply immediately to prevent or annihilate them:
Tip #1: Plant Native Varieties As Much As Possible
Native Plant Species have their own system which can be used to repel common pests. By planting local varieties, you will have a much more success rate when it’s close to harvest time.
Tip #2: Mix Plant Species Among Other Varieties
These mix plants each have their own special ability to protect themselves against pests. Mixing these plants together, it will help each other out whenever the pests are around. Mixing plants is crucial.
Tip #3: Always Maintain A Healthy Soil
This is especially true in an organic garden where soil plays a very important role. Healthy Soil not only ensures that you will have fewer pests but healthier plants.
Here are just some tips on how to obtain healthier soil:
Tip #3.1: Always do crop rotations.
Tip #3.2: Always add composts
Tip #3.3: Add more fertilizers, especially manures that are rich in nutrients.
Last piece of advice: Always eliminate problems when its in the early stages. Once you see a bug, pluck it off before it replicates.
Don’t make that mistake that most gardeners do. It’s definitely hard to avoid all pests in organic gardening. However, when pest invades, you have to remain calm and steady, then act accordingly.
Thus, you must be prepared and equipped with knowledge on how to maintain your organic garden. Otherwise, it will be disastrous.