To celebrate Earth Day, which was yesterday, we have set out a bit in the world of gardening. They come in all types: home, community, ecological, rented … tell me you would not like to eat fruits and vegetables more natural than that usually buy in the supermarket, which often prove to insipid. Well no this is no longer a distant dream but is at your fingertips. Want to discover with us what is the garden for you and how you can get your hands on your own?
The first thing to consider is where parts: you have outdoor space or covered, and what time you spend?, What is your budget? … And above all, do not get bogged down because there are solutions and options for all needs and budgets. And one more thing, it is important to choose the type of garden you choose, it is sustainable and ecological.
And after the preliminary steps, and we can get into how to create and maintain your own garden. These are the main things to consider:
- Support and organization:
It is not the same as you go to put in a large garden on a terrace. And you must decide what type of containers and you will require. And yes, this brings us to the big question: what should I plant in my garden? The possibilities are endless, but your climate and circumstances shall restrict a bit. Mainly you can decantarte vegetables, legumes, and if you have a large garden or plot, you can even plant a fruit tree. So, are you over tomatoes , to squash or lettuce ?
- Sun and raw materials (substrates):
Essential for your garden thrive and grow is to be exposed to sunlight. The minimum is 8 to 10 hours of sun (direct light or 4) for fruits and vegetables to grow strong. And in addition, each plant has its own needs for water, fertilizer and soil type … Find good of the requirements for each.
The irrigation system you choose (either manual or scheduled) is vital to ensure a long life to your garden. When decantarte by one, it is interesting that analyze the frequency of watering that require your seeds and precipitation of your climate. Here you can get information on the different types of irrigation .
- Control and protection:
If it is small, the probability of pests is much less than if you have a large space. Even so, and in any case, it is necessary that you protect your crop pests both as potential intruders that may spoil (pets, children …).
And if you do not have a place to carry out this practice does not suffer because no remedy for your bad: You can rent plots specially prepared for this in the outlying areas to the big cities or today’s trend: shared garden.
Well, you just need to put it up and cultivate your own fruits and vegetables, you’ll see how rich and healthy they are.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW …
- Natural aquatic plants: meet basic functions of oxygenation and CO2 cleaning.
- Important: Not all aquatic plants resist.
- Types: tropical, floating and submerged water.
- Aquatic grass: Lilaeopsis brasiliensis.
Decorating an aquarium with live plants is a good option to have our little ecosystem inside the house, which adorn every corner and will be fun.
Aquatic plants role
Besides being a decorative element of the aquarium, the plants have a role as important as removing the CO2 expelled combat waste our marine friends and bring oxygen to water. But these plants are a bit more delicate and we must consider conditions so as not to spoil us.
For these plants grow in harmony with the fish, the aquarium should have a layer of about 6 or 8 inches of sand, which is neither too thin nor too thick. This is simply so that the roots are secured, as aquarium plants do not feed the roots, but its leaves. Continue reading