5 Organic Garden Materials for a Sustainable and Eco-friendly Garden
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” – Voltaire
You may have a garden or planning to have one this 2019. Do it right by choosing sustainable and eco-friendly garden products to use for your garden. This includes the following:
This is derived from living matter. It has been naturally amended through the process of decomposition, which makes it very healthy for your plants.
Since these are made from nature, it delivers the following benefits:
- Nutrient rich
- Holds and retains water more efficiently
- Resistant to soil pathogens
Buy one from your friendly garden stores or create one on your own. Just watch how you can do it for yourself.
To make your own organic soil, consider buying some organic fertilizer here.
2.Bamboo Stakes/ Bamboo Poles
Bamboo stakes or poles are commonly used as teepee for climbing plants such as:
It is also used as support for some plants that have soft stem system like tomatoes.
You can make this on your own or buy readily built ones at gardening supply stores.
3.Raised Beds from Recycled Plastic Lumber
These are made from plastic railroad ties and are as environmentally friendly as your lumber. However, these are more durable and lasts longer.
Inquire at your local garden store to see if they offer these.
4.Organic Garden Brooms
These are not the plastic brooms you often see at the department store. Rather, these are made from the spines of coconut trees that naturally falls to the ground.
This is the broom used in many tropical countries and is eco-friendly.
5.Organic Garden Markers
MCG Biomarkers Organic Garden Markers are made from recyclable materials while remaining strong and sturdy. It has been known not only in Iowa and Cedar Rapids but has also been used and accepted in many parts of the globe including Australia.
Order one today to ensure you are only using biodegradable materials in your garden.