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|Posted on July 8, 2015 at 6:51 PM||comments (0)|
Gardening is considered by many to be a therapeutic and relaxing hobby. Before planting your garden, research the proper type of soil, the garden tools you will need and what time of the year your seeds should be planted. Continue reading for some expert gardening advice.
Make sure that your sod is laid properly. Your soil should be prepared before you lay the sod. Remove any weeds, and break the soil up into a fine tilth. Next, you want to make the soil compacted by applying light but firm pressure. Make sure the soil creates a flat surface. The soil should always receive adequate moisture. Then lay the sod in staggered rows so the joints are offset. Even out the surface of the sod by firming it down flat, filling any available gaps with a handful of dirt. Keep the sod moist and avoid walking on it until it is well-rooted, usually two to three weeks.
Clay soil can be very hard to work with, and you will often find that it sticks to the shovel. Take the hard work out of using a shovel in clay soil by rubbing a light coat of car or floor wax over the surface with a clean cloth and buff the surface. This will both make the clay fall off of the surface, and prevent the surface from rusting.
Do not cut your grass too short. By leaving your grass a little higher off the ground, it give the roots a chance to grow deep into the soil which makes the lawn stronger, and that helps keep it from drying out. Short grass is more prone to getting dried out and turning brown.
Making a delicious meal with fresh ingredients from your own garden can be extremely satisfying. With a thoughtful plan and correct information your garden will soon bloom and flourish. If you follow the advice given in this article, you will soon enjoy your own beautiful garden.
|Posted on June 12, 2015 at 3:09 PM||comments (0)|
Tending your garden is a relaxing way to get some sun and be active. Just a few of the common questions gardeners have are what type of soil to use, what kind of equipment is needed, and when is the best time for planting seeds. In this article, you can learn some key things when it comes to gardening.
Starting a garden which is pest-free is easy, if you have healthy soil. Healthy and well-nourished plants will be hardier and therefore better able to prevent pests from taking hold. Use a high-quality organic soil and as few chemicals as possible.
If you have any mildew on the plants, do not go out and buy anything. Combine a bit of liquid soap and some baking soda with water. This solution can be sprayed onto your plants once per week until the problem is resolved. Do not worry about your plants; the baking soda cannot harm them.
If you want to cover up your walls or fences, make sure that you specifically use climbing plants. Climbing foliage is a great way to disguise unsightly features on your property, sometimes in the span of just one season. They also have been known to grow through existing trees or shrubs, or can be easily taught to cover any size arbor. There are natural climbers, which use tendrils or stems to wrap around any given surface, while others must be tied with a string or rope. Climbing roses, honeysuckle, wisteria, clematis, and jasmine are some great plants to try out.
Your garden can bring you joy, but you have to know a lot to take proper care of it. Yet, if you have the knowledge and apply it to the best of your ability, then your garden should bloom and flourish before you know it. Follow the advice in this article and you will be on your way to enjoying a beautiful garden of your own.