How to keep a garden beautiful the whole year
A beautiful garden depends on many factors, from the planning and cultivation phase to the daily maintenance care. The characteristics of the soil, the type of plants the intensity of the sun, watering, everything is important to ensure that your garden stays beautiful all year round. Continue to read to learn some tips that will help you to take good care of your garden.
1- Adapt the amount of plants to the characteristics of your garden
Planning is key in almost everything in life and your garden is no exception. To avoid compromising the quality of your garden and having problems later, you must choose the right amount of plants, taking into account factors such as the size of the land, the species chosen and the type of land. An exaggerated number of plants can compromise the quality of your garden.
It is necessary to know the soil well to choose the right plants and to know how and when to maintain it. Also realizing the level of shade and sun exposure is key to choosing the types of plants. You should choose the plants that best suit the available conditions.
Note: also take into account the type of root of the plants you choose, to know the distance you should keep between the plants.
2- Do not neglect maintenance
Having a beautiful garden is not the result of chance or a secret recipe, but of a lot of maintenance work.
You need to have expenses on herbicides, fertilizers, fertilizer and utensils that will be essential to take care of your garden.
3- Manage water wisely
Water is essential to life and a healthy and beautiful garden is dependent on the management that is made of it. Too much water can be as harmful as water less. Again, in the planning phase you should think about the position of the plants also according to the water needs, in order to put similar similar types closer.
4- Make sustainable choices
An important care to have a more sustainable gardening is to avoid wasting water. Do not use the hose to water the plants. Use buckets and take advantage of the rain.
5- Look for solutions to ensure sunlight
The amount of sunlight required varies for each plant, but in general sunlight is critical. If the natural conditions of your garden do not guarantee the necessary sunlight, care should be taken with your garden to ensure that no plant receives less sunlight than necessary.
Care begins at the planning stage: when you are growing them, place the plants that need the most sun in prime positions.
Also watch out for plants that shade others and remove branches and branches as needed.
6- Organize plants wisely
At the time of buying the plants, ask a specialist to ensure that in the distribution of the plants, they group together those who help each other. For example, marigolds should be planted next to tomatoes, as they defend them against pests.
7. Invest in the right equipment
To ensure a beautiful and healthy garden all year round it is necessary to invest in tools for all stages of the process: from cultivation to daily maintenance.
Analyze your material needs and include them in your initial investment.
Also do not neglect the cleaning care of equipment and gardening tools to avoid the transmission of fungi and bacteria to your plants, which can be fatal.
After using the gardening tools, wash them with soap and water and dry them before storing them.
8- Use and waterproofing of vases and flowerpots
Using vases is a safe bet that gives you the freedom to move the plants to ensure the necessary hours of sunshine.
If you prefer, use flower pots. Do not forget that air circulation and drained soil in the correct way are of the utmost importance for your garden to look more beautiful.
When it comes to waterproofing gardens, there is often talk of waterproofing flower pots or gardeners. The first step to good waterproofing is to prepare the surface of these.
For each location and situation there are different solutions that will promote more significant effects. It will be necessary to consider factors such as: if the bib is suspended or in the ground, next to walls or slabs, and the index of insolation. In addition, it is important to also analyze which plants are best suited for the space and the ground available for the formation of the garden. This is because the roots can affect the walls of the bollards or even slabs, causing cracks and opening space for water infiltration. There are waterproofing products that prevent the root growth of plants without damaging them.
The second step is to choose quality materials that meet the requirements of the work and are suitable for gardens. The realization of the work and the application of the waterproofing products must be done by professionals qualified for the work.
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