If you like growing beautiful blooms or fruits and vegetables, here are a few hints to keeping your garden healthy throughout the year. You might only have a few minutes or an entire day to work on your landscape. However long you can spare, these tips are simple to execute and supply serious rewards.
Mulch — From dispersing about a 2-inch layer of mulch over our soil, you’re blanketing the floor and protecting it from sunlight. This helps to keep the sun cool, so your plant’s roots are happier and prevents moisture loss. Any mulch made of organic matter will operate — stained wood, pine straw, grass clippings — it will help your dirt in the long term as it decomposes and adds nutrients.
Pot — Removing pesky weeds from your garden might look like an ordinary chore. Many weeds love the heat of summer garden and can develop quickly. However these nuisances can steal moisture and nutrients out of your plants and bring about diseases and pests. Young weeds are easiest to eliminate, so try to pull them after you see them.
Remove Faded & Spent Flowers — By eliminating blossoms from your annuals and perennials, you might see more flowers! Often called deadheading, this procedure prevents plants from producing seeds so they could use more energy to make beautiful blooms. It can also help to prevent the crops from looking”weedy”. You will find our collection of pest control items here.