Organic pest and disease control, a healthy and environment friendly way to control problems around your yard and garden. The development of a balanced system where problems are regulated naturally without the use of chemicals.
Plants don’t have as easy of a life as most would think. They are constantly defending themselves from the elements, from gusts of wind, to chemicals and insects. In some cases, plant life can turn an injury into an opportunity to better itself. Creating a healthy environment is all that is needed for the plant life in your yard and gardens to thrive and defend themselves from the everyday occurrences that they have to deal with to survive.
Organisms of diseases and pests both prefer to attack a plant that is injured or weak, and this weakness can be a simple as a plant that wont adjust to the site conditions it has been planted in. Noticing and maximizing the natural resistance in your organic gardens to keep them thriving is a very important step in organic disease and pest control.
Knowing the needs of the plants you are growing is very important. When planted in there suitable climate conditions, site condition and in a healthy soil, plant life will thrive and become highly resistant to problems. Most plants will thrive and live a trouble free life when the growing conditions are the same as there natural environment, and plants that are forced to live in a condition, like improper moisture conditions, sunlight exposure, and wrong soil structure, don’t have the best chance of survival from the beginning.
The start of a good pest and disease control plan in your organic garden starts with studying the location and knowing the needs of the plants you want to grow, they need to be a match. When you match the plant to the site conditions you are well on your way to having a successful, healthy and thriving garden.
Once you have the location of your organic garden chosen, research the needs of the plants you want to grow, along with what other plants that can be grown with them to benefit each other. Companion planting is a unique method of gardening that not only can aid in the prevention of disease and pest problems in the garden, it is also a method that can improve your gardens soil structure and be a supply of nutrients for other plant life to benefit from.