Owning a beautiful flower garden that is blooming with vibrant flowers and smelling of sweet fragrances, is any person’s dream. While some are easily able to make it a reality with their amazing skills, for others every plant they touch seems to die on them! Therefore, some may say that this is certainly a skill that needs to be learnt diligently if you want to make that dream come true and many experts would agree so as well. So here are a few tips you could use to become a better gardener yourself.
Know your area better
This is the most basic thing that any person who has an interest in gardening should know about. The variances in temperature, the soil texture and overall landscape affects the kind of plants that could be grown and those that cannot. For an example if you are trying to grow strawberries in a dry area, then you might as well expect it to die on you soon. So learn about the kind of environment you live in and then choose the kind of plants that you can grow. Knowing such basics would help you get through the first stage of not having the plants dying sooner than they lived in your flower bed! If you aren’t too sure about it, then you can always work with some trusted gardeners to create that dream garden.
Use the rightly set manure
Any ordinary person that may or may not be interested in gardening or even plants, would know that manure is good for plants. and scientifically as well it has been proven that by including manure as a fertilizer to plants, there is a much nourished growth that happens in the plant. However, when you are including this as fertilizer, never add in fresh manure as it could be highly concentrated with nitrogen causing the plant to burn, and other parasites, that could end of the day kill the plant. So if you are using this make sure that the manure has rotted for at least six months. Also never add in manure of pigs, dogs or even cats because there might be infectious parasites that could affect you.
Learn the patterns of the plants
Once you have designed the perfect garden using landscaping services Brington and arranged beds for your plants to grow in, never simply assume that you would get the kind of produce you are expecting. Plants have a pattern to which they grow. There are seasons where they bud and grow harvest and seasons where there leaves fall out and they become sticks! You need to be aware of these patterns to make sure you are prepared for the in seasons and the out seasons. This way you can manage the effort you put on these plants as well.
Figure out the sunlight need
Just like with the harvesting patterns, plants also have varying needs of sunlight. While some plants grow well with 8 hours of direct sunlight, others grow better in cooler and les sunlit areas. So make sure that you figure this feature as well before growing the wrong plants in the wrong places.