If you’re reading this piece, then there’s a large chance you’re a gardening newbie. This means you won’t have a great deal of knowledge, and are looking for some help. Lucky for you, I’ve come up with a guide to help you grow a gorgeous garden. Follow the tips below:
Make Sure There’s Adequate Sunlight
Naturally, plants need sunlight to grow and be nice and healthy. A lack of sunlight can lead to plants dying early, and going a horrible brownish color. Normally, you should get enough sunlight throughout the year for your plants to grow up big and strong. Even during the cloudy periods, eventually, there will be sun. And, controlling the amount of sun you get is clearly out of your hands. However, you need to ensure that your garden is seeing the most of this sunlight. Avoid planting things in shady areas, try and plant them where the sun shines the most. If possible, get rid of anything that causes a lot of shade in your back garden. Make sure that the sun is shining down on all of your plants so they can grow to be gorgeous.
Check The Soil
All plants and flowers need soil in which to grow. But, any old soil won’t do. It has to be clean and primed for growing things. My top tip is to test the soil and make sure it’s fertile. Soil testing can reveal whether or not the substance is good to grow on. If it isn’t, you need to consider finding some different soil and getting that put down instead. Think of it as the foundation of your gorgeous garden. You need a solid foundation for all your beautiful plants to grow up nice and healthy. If you don’t have a good foundation, then the opposite will happen. Plants will struggle to grow, and you’ll be left with a below par garden. Plus, soil testing can also reveal any harmful chemicals that are hiding within. Things like pesticides may be lurking and can damage your garden, make sure your soil isn’t harboring them.
Anyone with a tiny amount of gardening knowledge can tell you that plants need water. If you don’t water your plants, then you can’t expect them to last for long. Sadly, watering plants is usually the number one thing people forget to do. Which is ironic seeing as it’s the most important thing to do! The trouble is, it’s easy to get lazy and forget to water your plants now and then. Every time you forget to do this, you’re essentially killing them. My top tip is to set reminders on your phone to water your plants. It will take a couple of minutes to set an alarm that goes off at a certain time every day. When you hear it, you can go outside and water them. Simple, effective, and a key way to get the garden of your dreams.
Follow this guide if you’re looking to get the most out of your garden. Soon, you’ll be growing a load of beautiful plants and flowers that look lovely and healthy.