Garden and plot

How to make your garden even better: 8 practical tips


Spring is a great time to update your garden andTo put it in order. Are you worried that you will face a lot of difficulties in this business? Do not worry, our advice will help you to sort everything out for yourself and give confidence to your forces. So one more cold winter has ended. And it is replaced, as usual, by spring, which brings with it a new life, when trees blossom, and around there are many beautiful butterflies. Also do not forget that the spring time is the time when you can not only walk in nature, but also do your garden plot. Great idea? That's for sure, but before you grab a shovel and run into the garden, read our helpful tips, they will help to avoid common mistakes.

1. Explore plants before purchasing

Before you buy any plant,It is necessary to find out the following: local or it will have to adapt to your climate; Where it is better for him to grow: in the sun, in the shade or in the penumbra; How big your seedling can grow. All this will help you to choose the right place, to observe the landscape rules and not to harm other plants on the site.

2. Choose healthy plants

When you buy plantations for yourGarden, carefully study its leaves, stems and bark for damage, withered or eaten leaves, look at their color so that they are not brown or yellowed. Pale specks can also indicate a disease. It will also be profitable to take a plant that has not yet blossomed, since a blossoming specimen will quickly lose its blossom, redirecting internal resources to the development of its roots.

3. Give preference to smaller trees and plants

To save money and time, it's best to chooseSmall plants. Let the big tree look more profitable and attractive, but believe me, it will be much more trouble and it will take more care and time to adapt it.

4. Dig a hole three times wider than the root of a coma

This rule will allow the immature seedling veryQuickly and safely flow into your garden. Such factors will create favorable conditions for the development of the young root system. And you can not dig a hole deeper than the root of a coma, it is better to make it a bit smaller, about 5 centimeters.

5. Mulch and improve the soil with compost when planting plants.

An ancient, time-tested waymulching is still relevant today. In addition to the fact that it carries a lot of useful functions and properties, it also looks aesthetically beautiful from the outside. You can mulch with almost anything, from foliage and straw to plastic and geotextiles. Completely decomposed compost is also used, which also enriches the plant with nutrients and trace elements. It is especially beneficial to do this if the plant is not from the local climate - this will help it cope with adaptation to new conditions.

6. Do not add fertilizer immediately after planting the plant

A common mistake many newbies make isstart fertilizing the plant so that it grows big, beautiful and healthy. You need to know that when planting, the plant redirects all its resources to the development of the root system in order to abundantly begin to absorb water from the aquifers and firmly gain a foothold in the ground. And only then does its upper part begin to develop. Fertilizers activate the development of the green part, while the roots suffer. Therefore, if this is not a local plant, before fertilizing it, you must wait until it begins to grow by itself. If it is a fruit seedling, then it is better to wait at least a year. As for local plants, if you start adding fertilizers, you can only make things worse, because the deciduous cover will actively develop to the detriment of flowering.

7. Water new plants abundantly and often

It may seem that this is understandable, onIntuitive level, but do not forget how important water is for plants. Young seedlings especially need careful and abundant watering, and this regime can last up to a year, and only then it can be watered on a par with other plants in the garden.

8. Stock up with patience, and then you will find a beautiful garden with a good harvest

Perhaps, this is the most difficult - to waitResults of their painstaking work. But believe me, it's worth it. When you know that with your hands a large, healthy and beautiful tree has been raised from a fragile little seedling, a sense of satisfaction and joy, as well as a good harvest, will be an excellent reward for the labors.,,,,