So, you want to start an organic garden but are not exactly sure where and how to start. Don't worry. You do not need to be a rocket scientist to start your own organic garden and with this quick start guide to organic gardening you will be planting, harvesting and eating your own organically grown food in no time.

Step 1 - Get to Know Your Garden

To ensure that all the effort you put into your organic garden is rewarded you will need to spend at least a day simply looking at your garden. It might sound silly but you will need to know exactly where the sun shines in your Baumfällung garden and how long which spots stay sunny. Most vegetables need sun the entire day to grow whilst some perennial flowers and herbs choose to grow in shady spots. You will need to choose a spot that has at least half a day of sunshine and which you will be able to water.

Step 2 - Prepare the Soil

Clear the area of any weeds that may be growing there before preparing your soil. Next you will need to figure out if the soil in the spot you have chosen is muddy, dry, sandy or moist. Sandy soil is best prepared by adding organic matter like horse or cow dung. If you have muddy soil it means that your soil is probably clay which has the tendency not to drain very well. You can remedy the drainage problem by mixing in some coarse sand or gravel. Do not use fine sand unless you are planning on having a spot like concrete!

To encourage earth worms to visit your garden add some organic matter to your soil along with some fertilizer and lastly throw a blanket of mulch over the raked soil.

Step 3 - Be Patient

It is best to leave your prepared soil for about a month to give the organic matter and fertilizer a chance to soak into the soil. During this month keep an eye on your unplanted garden to see if the earthworms have moved in again which is always a good sign in any gardener's book. While you are waiting for your garden to become plant friendly do some research on which vegetables, herbs or flowers will do well in your area. Try to find vegetables that have a resistance to disease.

Step 4 - Start Planting

After a month your unplanted garden is ready for planting. Wet the soil so that the earth is damp and easier to work with. Rake the soil and make little holes or shallow lines where you are planning on planting you seeds. When planting bear in mind the size that your vegetables or herbs will be by the time you will Wellmann need to harvest them and leave ample space between the seeds so that your vegetables have enough room to grow in.

After planting you can lightly wet the garden again just to lock in moisture.

Step 5 - Keep Your Garden Maintained

During the growth period it is important to visit your garden everyday to check for bugs or diseases so that you can treat these as soon as possible. It will also allow you to check the soil to see if it needs any watering.