If you are concerned about the environment but wish to get into gardening, organic rose gardens are excellent choices to begin cultivating your desires. With organic products assisting you in maintaining a natural balance in the soils and life of the rose garden, your roses will thrive without allowing harmful chemicals to pollute the earth. Organic compounds can be found in pesticides, anti-fungal products, and foods for your rose garden.
The first thing you must realize in regards to organic gardening is that nature is constantly trying to maintain a balance, and anything we do to disrupt it makes the job that much harder. Basically, plants in general, including roses, require nutrients and water from the soil to perform photosynthesis, a process that utilizes sunlight and the absorbed nutrients, along with carbon dioxide, to produce carbohydrates that are stored in the leaves of the rose bushes. This reserve energy is used when your rose garden is not receiving enough nutrients from the soil and water.
When healthy, roses in your garden will exude byproducts that attract organisms in the soil that allow the garden to maintain a balance. With roses, these byproducts attract a friendly bacterium that can aid in battling certain types of fungi that are common diseases among roses.
Commonly used fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals destroy the organisms that aid in maintaining a healthy environment for the roots of your rose garden, meaning that they are more susceptible to attacks from unhealthy agents. When you choose organic materials to feed your roses, you’ll find that the rose garden maintains a much healthier balance. You won’t need to worry about diseases creeping up on your rose garden because you haven’t killed the good bacteria along with the malicious agents. It’s better for the environment and better for your plants.