How do we contribute towards the betterment of our planet? We can begin by our very own Organic Garden that helps us #GiveBackGreen to a great extent.  And it does not require a skilled expert but only your dedicated time. So, we present to you a simple beginner's 12 Month Guide to Organic Gardening.  At the end of the year, you will have a beautiful private garden that is not just green but also provides you with your own home grown produce.

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By Century Real Estate November 22, 2017

How do we contribute towards the betterment of our planet? We can begin by our very own Organic Garden that helps us #GiveBackGreen to a great extent.  And it does not require a skilled expert but only your dedicated time. So, we present to you a simple beginner's 12 Month Guide to Organic Gardening.  At the end of the year, you will have a beautiful private garden that is not just green but also provides you with your own home grown produce.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

‘Buy Organic, Be Organic’ – is a motto that can save earth and help all of us #GiveBackGreen in our own little way. To name a few benefits, Organic farming or gardening builds healthy soil, helps combat erosion, fights the effects of global warming, supports water conservation and water and fosters biodiversity. Avoiding use of chemicals & an all natural farming method has been proven to foster biodiversity as it encourages a natural balance of birds, butterflies and friendly insects within the ecosystem. Organic farming also reduces pollution thereby reducing the carbon footprint.

 

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century BlogHealth Benefits of Organic Food:

  • Enhances immune system
  • Reduces presence of pesticides
  • Boosts cardiovascular protection
  • Tastes better than non-organic food
  • Prevents cancer and premature aging
  • Ensures safe & healthy world for future generation

 

Start your own Organic Garden now to reap the benefits!

JanuaryStart planning. Keep Bird Feeders full. Watch the weather

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

FebruaryOrder seeds & plants. Prune fruit trees before buds swell. Propagate houseplants as the days lengthen.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

MarchMake compost pile. Clean yard. Rake lawn & remove thatch layer.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

AprilDeadhead flowers of early blooming shrubs. Ensure irrigation is working. Fertilize lawns with slow release organic fertilizer

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

MayGet warm weather vegetables, flowers & herbs in the ground. Beware of late frosts. Check for pests.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

JuneFinish your planting. Add thick layer of mulch, start weeding. Harvest greens & perennial herbs.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

JulyKeep weeding, watering & watching for pests. Mid-month stop deadheading flowering shrubs. Harvest garlic, beans, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

AugExperiment with new recipes. Shortening days slow plant growth, so back off watering & fertilizing. Order spring flowering bulbs.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

SepPrepare to cover tender plants at night. Replace with winter cover crops. Bring in houseplants. Start saving seed of flowers & vegetables.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

OctPlant trees, shrubs and perennials. Seed bare spots in lawn. Rake leaves. Leave some seed heads on flowers.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

NovGet a soil test done. Remove diseased wood from roses. Mulch or hill up soil around the base of them to a depth of 10 – 12.

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

DecYou have your own beautiful organic garden! Make notes on what worked. Buy gardening gifts!

12 Month Guide to Organic Garden - Tips - Century Blog

*Disclaimer: This is a compilation of opinions & tips from experts. Follow these tips or rely on these tips at your risk

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