Organic gardening principles have gained a lot of interest in recent days. It seems that people are becoming more and more concern about their health.
This is due to a number of studies that shows a lot of critical diseases that are affecting us is because of what we consumed.
Therefore, people have become more careful in choosing what they eat and organic gardening produced is the best choice of food that can fulfill their requirement.
Combining the self-gardening produced with organic gardening methods would be the best thing that you could ever done in terms of providing healthy and safe foods for your families.
This is because you are the one who have done all the works starting up from the soil preparation until the harvesting works.
This means that you exactly know what have you done during all the processes and have been taken care of everything to confidently have a healthy and safe foods.
Unlike buying the foods from any grocers or supermarkets, you actually do not know what have been done to the foods starting up from the beginning of the plantings up until the post-harvest handling in the super market even though the produced were certified organic by the authorities.
This can be simply said that if you have a chance to produce your own food even though in a little quantity then you should do it.
As usual when talking about gardening especially the organic gardening, there are no other factors that need to be put into high consideration except the gardening soils.
Soil plays a very prominent roles in ensuring the end result will in the optimum level. Without a good soil you are most probably wasting your time waiting for a good yield.
Good soils that can supply enough nutrients for the plants would lead to the healthy growth of the plants.
Healthy growth plants will have their own ability in protecting themselves from the pest infestation and disease infections.
This could make your gardening activities easier as you do not have to worry about doing the pest and disease control in your gardening activities. It will also save you a lot of time and money from being spending for the pesticides and doing the pest control.
This may be seem a little bit opportunistic way or gardening, however it is really true. With excellent soils you gardening activities will be easier.
You can try to relate this idea with human, a healthy people with enough nutrients will not easily get sick. This also goes the same to the plants; healthy plants will not easily get sick. So, please give your plants what they need to live healthy through the good soils.
Regarding the raised bed gardening techniques, it is one of the famous gardening techniques opted by many the property’s owner to do their gardening activities around their property.
This is very good and easy way for home gardening that has a limited space but wants to produce high yield.
This technique could also be as decorations around your garden but at the same time producing a great yield for home use. This technique will prevent your home garden to look like a farm.
We are not going to i discuss detail about the raised bed gardening as there are already three articles in this blog that have been talking about this technique. The articles names are Raised Bed for Vegetable Gardens, Raised Bed Kits for Gardens and Planting Vegetables in Raised Beds. Just click on the titles given if you would like to read those articles.
What are i am going to do today is to list is a best rated or best seller organic gardening soil for raised beds that you can buy and use it at your home or for you to have some ideas about it. Let us go a few available organic gardening soils available in the market.
1. Foxfarm FX14000 Ocean Forest Soil, Smart Naturals, 1.5 cubic feet (38.6 dry qts)
This is one of the organic gardening soils available at Amazon.com. This organic gardening soil has a very impressing rating from its previous customers.
This product also gained a lot of positive reviews and ratings from its previous buyers.
According to the manufacturer, this product was made from the mixed of various nutrients rich materials.
Example of some nutrients that have been mixed to produce this organic gardening soil is earthworm castings, bat guano, sea going fish and crab meals, sphagnum peat moss and many other materials.
The manufacturer also stated that the pH of this soil is ranging from 6.3 to 6.8 to allow optimum fertilizer intake.
If you would like to know more about this product please click here.
2. Black Gold 1302040 16-Quart All Organic Potting Soil
Black Gold organic gardening soil is one of the preferred gardening soil among many gardeners. This brand and product have obviously gained a lot of trust from many people.
According to the manufacturer of this product, this organic gardening soil is listed with OMRI as organic. For those of you who do not know OMRI stands for Organic Materials Review Institute based is USA. To be listed by them the product have to go through the evaluation process to ensure that the product passed their organics standard.
Some of the materials that are mixed into this product in order this gardening soil to become nutrients rich are earthworm castings, perlite, pumice and organic fertilizer as well as few other things.
This gardening soil seems to have a good ratings with also a lot of positive reviews from previous buyers in Amazon.com.
Please click here if you would like to know more about this particular organic gardening soil.
3. Dr Earth 728 1-1/2 Cubic Feet Natural and Organic Potting Soil
Dr. Earth is one of the famous brand in producing quality gardening materials not only this organic gardening soil but also many other products such as fertilizers, herbicides and composts.
Everybody who has interest in gardening activities should know this brand so that you will familiar with the products that they are offering as it will help immensely in solving your gardening problem.
Regarding this gardening soil, one of the best features that does have in the both product mentioned earlier is that Dr Earth gardening soil contains beneficial microbes and mycorrhizae that will help to improve the soil fertility.
To learn more about this product or to read what previous buyers talked about this product please click here.
That is all a little bit of sharing about the topic of organic gardening soil for raised bed. If you are not keen to buy or you have a lot of raw resources you are free to do your own gardening soils.
If you need a lot of the soil but are in a very tight budget to buy in a large quantity, you can always mix the soil that you bought with the soil at your home. Do not mix too much with your home soil; the ratio recommended is 1 to 1.
So if you bought 1 bag of the gardening soil then add one bag of your own soil in the same quantities. Please do not expect the result as recommended by the manufacturer as you already mixed the soil that you have bought with your own soil.
Should you have any suggestions or questions please do not hesitate post it in the comment section below. I am more than happy to respond to you.