The popularity of organic and home-grown vegetables and fruits are gaining importance all over the world. Despite the spike in price, people still tend to opt for natural options as they’re more friendly to human health and the environment. If you’re one among them and you’re interested in organic farming, then instead of paying extra to the vendors, what if we tell you that you can cultivate your own vegetables in your backyard? As you read this article, you will follow the tips to grow an organic vegetable farm at your house.
We get it that you’re excited about starting your first organic garden. But, despite your excitement and enthusiasm, there are many technicalities associated with it. Hence it is essential to start small and then work your way up once you get the hang of it. If you have 100 sq feet of space either in your garden or the terrace, you’re good to go. Planting will work in tiny and timid areas. For example, instead of planning ten tomato plants, plant 2 or 3 and study the growing conditions.
It is a crucial tip as Certain vegetables require ample amount of sunlight and by sufficient we mean full eight hours of daylight. Hence, find a place that receives sunlight throughout the day for maximum benefits.
You have to make sure that there is at least 2- inches of soil space or the plant to grow and spread their roots. Hence, to enhance the quality of the soil, it is imperative to incorporate manure and compost regularly and provide adequate water. Certain vegetables require for extra health for the soil, and hence you can achieve this by combining microbial inoculants.
Like mentioned above, microbial inoculants help in maintaining soil fertility and quality. It can be done by using composite ea and a sugar source that will act as molasses. It is another most essential tip that no one talks about; microbes are as crucial to the soil as any fertilizers that can be used for synthetic farming.
Even though it sounds very prominent and comfortable, it is a skill that is difficult to master. Some crops require more water than others. The intensity of water also depends on the type of soil, and the fertilizer used. Tons of careful study goes into watering the plants rightly. Newly planted seeds require water every 3-4 days, and some require every once a week. It sometimes varies depending on the climate and sunlight. Hence, before you plant a seed, study the water requirement of the plant.
Lastly, the enthusiasm for starting your organic gardening might drive you to start from scratch by growing your own plants. But as a beginner, it is always recommended to begin with pre-grown plants and transfer it to your soil. By doing this, you can rather concentrate on the cultivation of the crops, instead of paying attention to its germination from scratch.