And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

Khalil Gibran

A garden of any size and shape will benefit the gardener in many diverse ways. Growing a vegetable and herb garden gives you the basic benefits everyone knows about: delicious fresh food! A beautiful flower garden gives many people hope and joy. Spending time outdoors enhances your connection to nature and helps you to stay fit, healthy and strong. This health and fitness allows you to save money on doctor’s bills and gym memberships, helping your financial situation and making you feel more empowered.

Of all the peaceful and healthy hobbies, organic gardening is one of the most fun. It is well worth the time invested to plant a great garden that will provide rewards throughout the seasons to come. Organic gardening has so many wonderful advantages for the one who has patience to create it. Here are some ideas for organic gardening.

Plant in Brightly Colored Containers

One of the things that really add to the overall cheerfulness of the garden is when there are brightly colored containers used for some plants and flowers. These containers really do not have to cost much money. The important thing is just that they are in bright, cheerful colors. They should also have an adequate drainage system out the bottom so that excess water can run off and not drown the roots.

Use Fun Shaped Containers

One way to give the garden its own look is to use unusually shaped containers. For instance, try planting in a watering can. Others have used a whiskey barrel to create a unique flower arrangement. It is easy to find wicker baskets of all different shapes- just be sure they have a plastic lining inside.

Use Containers of Various Sizes

Organic gardening may easily be done in containers of various sizes as well. It adds a great deal of appeal to the garden when there are containers of all different shapes and sizes used to house plants of various kinds. There should be containers used from the very small all the way up to the huge. All of these containers should have a drainage system in them, such as simple holes in the bottom.

Gardening is Relaxation Time

One of the most effective ways to make organic gardening fun is to use gardening time as relaxation time. Do not make gardening seem to be a chore. Rather, have it be the fun time that is looked forward to all day. Also, do not over exert yourself physically. Organic gardening is meant to be an active yet gentle activity.

These are but a few of the many ways to make organic gardening fun. Use containers with bright and fun colors. Try to find containers with different shapes. Organic gardening with various sized containers also makes gardening more diverting. Finally, make sure that organic gardening time is relaxation time. Think up your own ways to make organic gardening fun!

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