As the new year begins, gardeners once again are in the throes of planning for their spring garden. And while you may see endless results for gardening advice, here’s our top 3 which no gardener should ever forget!
Plan before you plant.
Failing to plan is planning to fail. While you may easily be enthralled and entice by the blooming plants in a nursery, they may end up not well-suited for your garden soil. So before you buy and plant, make sure the plant variety you have not only suit your gardening taste but also your garden’s physical composition.
Green thumbs alone will not make for a blooming garden.
Gardening is plain hard work and an unintended exercise for those committed gardeners. From pruning to mulching, lifting and pulling, your whole body will be certainly feel the weight of gardening not long after you started. So before each gardening session, make sure to warm up. Don’t forget to stay hydrated and change position every now and then.
Don’t panic, it’s organic!
While the rise of everything organic has come in response to chemical pesticides and GMOs, not all pesticides are created equal. And while organic seems a nature-friendly choice, it isn’t always the better option. Sometimes, even organic pesticides disrupt the natural harmony and balance in your garden’s ecosystem, wiping away natural agents that make your garden thrive. So before picking up your pesticide, why not find the root cause for the existence of your pests and extinguish that source?
To sum it all up, any gardening you do can simply be done the easier, faster and smarter way if you just do your research beforehand. By doing this, you will avoid the headaches and unnecessary costs. Instead, you’ll have a grand time sitting back and watching your garden beautifully bloom in spring.