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Organic Gardening - The Importance Of Right Tools!

Mar 2, 2008
These days organic gardening is receiving increasing recognition due to its concept of not using chemicals. Harnessing the power of nature to cultivate healthy plants and vegetable also helps sustain the ecological balance.

Armed with a convenient collection of organic gardening implements and tools, you can make your organic garden yield phenomenal results. Then again, appropriate supplies for the organic method of gardening may be in short supply or not readily obtainable. At times, organic gardening lovers may have to pay a visit to the local organic gardening equipment stores.

The principal substance used in organic gardening supplies are bugs. A number of insects and bacteria for the most part feed on vermin. Hence, they provide a smart option to chemical pesticides squirted to get rid of vermin. But, the use of these chemical sprays tends to destroy the natural vegetation in the soil.

A few of them have a favorable effect on the plant development. Furthermore, the exceedingly damaging consequences of these chemical pesticides can be prevented by the use of bacteria and bugs. A few of these insects provide plants with ample defense against destructive vermin while others target some particular disease-causing microorganisms. The ladybug, also called ladybird or lady beetle, feeds on a multiplicity of bugs such as the leaf worms, mites, aphids, and mealy bugs. In the summer months, they breed a number of times.

A close relation of the grasshopper, the praying mantis is a voracious eater that devours almost any insect. They are notorious for attacking beetles, caterpillars, aphids, lizards, and frogs. Other beneficial insects are lacewing larvae, which feed on mites, leafhoppers, aphids, white flies, and thripes.

A bacterium known as Milky Disease Spores preys on Japanese Beetles' larvae. These microbes make their blood turn white, thus stopping their development at the larval phase itself. These bugs and microbes can be sourced from the local organic gardening materials store. A reasonable stock of bugs for organic gardening ensures that the garden is flourishing and it is not infested with pests.

A wide range of implements is needed for doing garden work. The essential equipment can be grouped based on their purpose. The chief functions are crop growing, lawn maintenance, and tending trees. Organic gardening tools for growing crops are forks, trowels, spades, and hoes.

For looking after the lawn, the principal equipment needed is a lawnmower. Tending to trees entails the use of pruning saw, bow saw, and secatures. Aside from these customary implements, a whole host of organic gardening kits is on offer to assist with gardening work. These are technologically advanced devices and very much make the work of the dedicated and industrious gardener easy. A few of these organic gardening kits comprise of soil analysis equipment, mister containers, handy squirters, manure containers for compost making, insect traps containing pheromone and many such others.
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