Gardening is found to be an extremely good option for healthy lifestyle and stay busy in some productive work than being busy on social pages every time. Not being offensive, it is just that socially available people are tending to be far away from real life or you can say nature and this is what science says. While on the other hand, gardening is a kind of thing that brings you close to nature and also provides multiple health benefits to a human body as well. You can actually feel relaxed and your brain to be more productive than before as you do planting and play a bit with mud. Let’s move to gardening tips every gardener needs to know.
- Learn About Garden Conditions
As some plants are dependent on their environmental condition (heat, wind, light, moisture) you need to learn about what your garden and the weather can support. You should know what plants are suitable for your area and the most suitable times to plant them.
Keeping an eye on the weather is another condition of your garden that you should monitor. You can do this through your local weather app or through your own personal weather station (https://ambientweather.com/all-weather-stations). When too much sunlight is predicted you can provide shade for the plants that can’t stand it and when there is a heatwave you’ll know to water more frequently. These should help your garden to survive through uncertain circumstances.
- Shaping Your Garden
You might need a professional help for landscape gardening process as this requires a lot of knowledge and experience. DIY projects are good to go as well but professional help is not bad if you can have one as they have more practical and beautiful landscaping ideas and designs. There are various landscaping services available in your area, if you know where to look, for instance, you can check out this Trugreen service area to see if there is a service in your local area. Alternatively, you can look online for gardening or lawn care services near you.
- Grow That You Like to Eat
Though some people like flowers and colors in their garden only instead of anything that can be eaten in their daily use thinking it might look bad with flowers but it is not the case every time. You can make portions in your garden and keep one for beautiful floral area while other for stuffing your kitchen with fresh vegetables every day.
You can do that even in a small garden if you have space problem as you can put pebbles for making boundaries for both or any other thing that looks beautiful for managing both separately.
- Don’t Clean Up Everything
Well it sounds nasty but honestly, it will look very beautiful if you don’t clean up everything in your garden in fall season. The ornamental grass adds a great beauty in your garden and the seed heads of perennials can be good for birds feeding. For what you do clean up. consider investing in some motorized wheelbarrows to help you.
- Plant in Advance
You should plant spring blooming products like tulips and daffodils before garden clearance time as it will help to keep your garden ‘on’ all the year round. You can also use extension techniques like cloching, soil solarization and thermal mass to start growing before the arrival of spring and then extend it later into fall.
- Don’t Buy Any Seed You Are Offered
When it is high time for planting especially before arrival of spring, you can see lots of sales going on with very low price of many seeds. Don’t fall for that as you should know that the quality of seed you are sowing matters a lot for your garden and health of the plants.