A gardener is someone who practices gardening, either professionally or as a hobby. However, we are not all professional gardeners that know how to take proper care of the garden. But, on the other hand, we can all be gardeners and with a bit of help, useful tips and lot of love and good will, the dreamed garden will come true.
With few easy and useful tips and tricks, you can also create a lovely garden in your yard and take care of all that plants, flowers, and trees. From planning, feeding the soil and making your compost, choosing the right plant and needed tools here few tips if you want or you already have a garden. These are very simple, but yet, very useful tips for creating a lovely space in your yard and be proud of that heavenly combination of flowers, plants, colors and all other decorations.
- Right Plant on the Right Place
ALWAYS, but we mean ALWAYS plant the right plant in the right place, or another way of putting it, suit the plant to the site. That way they can grow healthy, catching all the sun or resting in the shade depends on the plant. And try not to mix the flowers, for example, exotic with perennials. Read more about the flower before planting it.
- Leave Room for the Plant to Grow
One of the most common mistakes that first-time gardeners is planting the flowers too carefully, not leaving enough space for the flower, plant or tree to mature and grow. A rule of thumb is to plant something the distance of 1/2 its size, i.e., if a plant grows 2′ wide, plant it 1′ from its neighbor.
- Soil – the Secret of great Garden
As a gardener, you must remember to feed the soil, not the plant. The secret to a great garden is great soil. Try to add large amounts of organic materials like crushed leaves, grass clippings, and homemade compost. Your plants will never be happier.
- Make your Compost
Because the secret for a good garden is the healthy soil, feed it with homemade compost. The best way to do that uses the kitchen waste.
- A Must have Tools
Every work reburies proper tool, so, as a gardener, you need few too, for cleaning, planting, digging or pruning. So, a must have tools are hand rake, water breaker, shears, gardening knife, scissors, hand pruner, weeder, round-headed shovel, transplant spade, leaf rake and washable synthetic gloves. You can use few more, but for a start, these are enough. And don’t forget a hat to protect you from the sun and rubber boots.
- Be Creative
If you have a will to be a gardener, even as a hobby, the best advice is to be creative. Gardens based on a flower can be boring, so add more texture, color, and fun by adding props and decorations, add a small fountain, use different pots and plant some trees. Never forget that gardening is hard but very fun and the result is worth all that effort.