Steps to Growing and Eating Organic Today

Introduction:If you are struggling with health conditions related to a poor diet, you NEED to get REAL FOOD . Stop assaulting your body with toxic foods. The excuse of "healthy food is too expensive" is not legit. Why? Because you can A. Grow your own. And B. You will pay out in medical bills (eventually) what you could've paid out in naturally nourishing yourself.

  • 01

    Start ASAP (Early Spring/Summer)

    It'll take a while for your plants to mature and start producing food, so start sowing your seeds early in the season via seeds on your window sill! This way, you can grow food all summer long and into the early fall.

  • 02

    Basic Tools

    Your garden isn't going to tend itself.
    For an outdoor garden:
    * Gardening gloves (2 pair is best)
    * Trowel
    * Pruning shears or loopers
    * Watering can (or hose, if it's a large plot)
    * Shovel
    * Spading fork and/or Rake
    * Wheelbarrow
    If you're starting out with a windowsill or a container garden, you can narrow it down to the first four items.

  • 03

    Plot It Out

    If you're growing outside, you'll need to do a little pre-planting work like adding compost, and raking. If your dirt isn't ideal (too much sand or clay, for example), build a raised-bed over your native soil. Create a border with wood or bricks, then fill it with soil & compost. If you're growing inside, you'll want to protect your plants from root-rot by using containers that have holes in the bottom for drainage. Put a layer of small rocks in the bottom before filling pots with soil.

  • 04

    Ponder & Pick

    Think about your favorite veggies, fruits, and herbs, and go wild! "Beginners" usually have good luck with tomatoes, dill, lettuce, strawberries, basil, parsley, cilantro, chives, oregano, and mint.

  • 05

    Sow Seeds

    Put organic seedlings in small, starter pots of dirt to get them going, and then transplant them into the ground or into bigger pots after they sprout. You can also go to an organic nursery or a local organic farm for ones that are already started. Pay attention to instructions of seed packets. The package should indicate what kind of care the plant needs, such as how much sun or water.
    * Most plants need at least six hours of sun a day; keep that in mind when choosing your optimal planting location.
    * Finally, wait patiently as you watchfully care for your garden. You will see the bounty of your organic efforts rise out of the earth in due time!




Final Thoughts

For more info. on Organic Gardening, feel welcome to view, shop, comment or message SimplyAbundantLife! Be Nourished!
~Natural Health Consultant


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