Growing food on your own helps you in encouraging yourself to live a healthy life. It supplies you healthy food without touching any harm chemicals. As we know all kinds of fruits and vegetables are the main sources of our life. They are enriched in vitamins and minerals that our body needs to survive.
So, you’ll want to make
sure that these foods would be as pure as possible and this thought process
would lead you to gardening. Gardening is the best process in which you can
enjoy pure and healthy food.
With our gardening tips
from expert gardener, you’ll be able to know garden clearance that will make your
garden and backyard look beautiful. You’ll learn how to grow your favorite
foods, flowers or plants. We will give you some quick, easy, and effective
1. Know Your Area
It would seem obvious to
you but not every plant grows everywhere. Your area or region will define their
characteristics. By this, you’ll be able to know what you can plant and will it
grow in your area or not. You have to be a good observer for that. Observe the
characteristics of the area of your garden, it will also cover the climate,
temperature, and sun exposure. After observing, talk to someone who works for landscape gardening and choose the best
native plant according to your area. These native plants will grow rapidly with
less attention, too.
2. Test Your Soil
You should read your
garden’s soil PH and mineral level and take the sample to your nearest nursery
for the result. You can also buy some testing kits by which you can easily take
the test at your home. You can buy it on any of your nearest gardening store.
The nursery will give you the result of the acidic and alkaline level of your
soil. These levels of acid and alkaline can effect on the absorption of your
plants. Different plants survive at different pH level, these tests will give
you the knowledge to decide and choose the types of plants and how to deal with
The most important part is
the texture of soil. The ideal soil should easily crumble, but not hard like
clay. It would be difficult for plants to grow their roots on hard soil.
3. Start with “Easy” Plants
Gardening is fun if you
grow your favorite vegetables. Vegetables don’t take much time to grow so you
make mistakes that doesn’t affect your time period. You can choose sunflowers
as it grows faster and taller. It will give you motivation and inspiration to
grow more and more plants.
4. Make a Plan
Do some research on the
type of your plant, so you can avoid crowding. You’ll be able to know how big
or how much space do these types of plants require. According to a research,
plants should be spaced almost 18 inches far to help them live a longer life.
The shorter plants should be placed at the front while the bigger ones should
be placed at the end of the garden.
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