Like many people, you probably enjoy the taste of fresh veggies straight from the garden. The crunch of carrots, snow peas and ripe tomatoes juice are all appetizing images.
However, unlike lazy gardeners you may not have the energy, wiliness or time to devote to growing.
Don’t worry! If you can peel yourself away from World Of Warcraft for one day to prepare, you can still enjoy the fresh vegetables you love without working in the garden constantly.
That’s right, even the palest of geeks can become self sufficient organic gardeners while performing minimal maintenance.
Here are a few 1337 tips for anyone who just doesn’t have anytime to spare in the garden.
Line Your Garden For Weed Control.
Weeds in a garden are like unwanted SPAM posts on your forum or blog. You still may need to delete (pull) one every once in a while. But if you do some preventative maintenance in the beginning, it’s a lot easier to keep the unwanted under wraps.
If weeds are like SPAM, then a garden liner is CAPTCHA. When you are preparing your garden, after you have dug down 8-12 inches; line the bottom of your garden with paper bags. They will eventually decompose but in the mean time, they will protect your garden from weeds.
Install A Pest Control Firewall.
If you have enough predatory bugs you won’t have to worry about pests eating your crop. You can purchase ladybugs and Praying Mantis at your nearest store and they work wonders in the garden.
The same goes for earthworms. If you have soil with an abundance of these little helpers you won’t have to worry about supplying your soil proper nutrients. They do all the work for you.
Timestamp Your Garden: Install a sprinkler.
You can set your blog to post while you’re away doing more important things using the “timestamp” feature. You can set your garden to water itself, pretty much the same way, by installing watering devices.
A bubbler and timer to be more specific. Why worry about watering when sprinklers systems are available.
Try To Purchase Seedlings Instead Of Sprouting Yourself.
In other other words, purchase some #1 listings through Adwords so you don’t have to wait to catch up organically in the SERPS.
Instead of planting seed for those tender tomatoes or eggplant, try to purchase plants. Seeds are still a great idea for things like carrots or onions, but for those more fragile babies, try a more mature plant instead.
Pick vegetables that don’t need a lot of attention.
Nature has a ton of pre-programmed automation scripts and macros to make your gardening life easier. Buy user friendly vegetables to maximize results. We also covered a post in previous i.e. Why Organic Food is better for us all.
Pick veggies like radishes, carrots and squash which don’t need your attention everyday. Thing broccoli and cauliflower are more prone to bugs whereas peas and carrots are plant it and forget it. Here are my favorite easy vegetables to grow.
With just a few preparations you can automate processes, and grow organic vegetables for your entire family without giving up all your free time.
Anyone, can stay healthy and happy with a fuss free organic garden. Now there are no excuses. It’s Sunday today, put the CPU on standby, walk away from The Digg, and start planning your self-sufficiency.
Good luck, and happy gardening!