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Eating our Own Garden


If you've always wanted to feel that feeling of freedom that gives eat what grown yourself, read these tips to catch him. There's nothing like enjoying a meal that comes out of the garden.

For thousands of generations, our ancestors fed on what they produced. The sensation of eating the fruit of their own hands, care and effort is a pleasure to have been lost in our era of large supermarkets. But it is something you can rediscover your own home.

First choose an area of your garden that receives six or more hours of direct sunlight.

Prepare the soil and add organic matter and soil mix until smooth.

Go to your neighborhood nursery and look for plants vegetables and fruits you like best.

There are some vegetable plants will be grown from seed.

Seek advice from the person who attends. Por lo general conocen cuáles son las plantas más resistentes y que requieren menos cuidados.

When planting, leave space between plants so that there is better air circulation, sufficient light for all and a better distribution of soil nutrients. Plant as early as I can within the season, so be harvested before they reach the pests and diseases.

To ensure having a good harvest, plant twice the amount you need. Note pests, diseases and other difficulties to be faced.

Water your plants every day. To find out if they need more water, check the soil four inches below the surface must be moist. Do not let your plants dry out because then it is very difficult to regain.

Buy fertilizer for vegetables. They have been produced especially for this type of plant. Follow step by step instructions. Fertilize as often as you can as directed. This will make your plant grow faster.

Remove weeds as soon appear near your plants.

Watch your garden daily. Look for weeds, insects and signs of disease that may affect your crop.

Do not worry if some of the male flowers begin to fall before the females appear. This job requires great patience.

Water your plants more often if you live in an area with little rainfall. There is no need to water the plants, wet soil directly.


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