Category: A gardening guide for the beginners
Tips for Growing Healthy Plants
Before we know it winter will be over with those freezing temperatures and long night chills that make the approaching of spring and summer so inviting but as the warmer months approach it is best to get a jump start by having a to-do list as we prepare for those long days ahead working in our gardens as nature awakens clothing our landscapes and gardens with beautiful plants in full bloom as we reap a fruitful harvest of our labors.
Weeding Made Easy with these Methods
Rocks do have their place in the landscapes and garden areas, with rocks there is that all-natural look which brings with it much appeal that gives the appearance and feel like it was done naturally by nature with no human involvement. I have worked on many garden projects where rocks were brought in, I remembered a project which I did along with my team at our international airport.
What we did was turn a section of a high traffic area into a rock garden, the planning of this rock garden took a lot of effort along with carrying out the actual work but at the end of the day that area was transformed into a thing of beauty with the rocks giving an all-natural look which brought much WOW.
Compost vs Mulch
The question has been asked can compost be used as mulch? well, to answer your question let’s take a closer look at compost vs mulching.
What is compost
What is mulch
Mulch can either be organic or inorganic in the case of organics mulch is derived from plant material such as leaves, straws, branches, stems, etc… and is used to beautify, conserve moisture, suppress weeds, add nutrients to the soil as it decomposes, keeps the soil temperature cool acts as an insulator for plant’s roots during wintertime and may also help influence soil ph. Mulches are placed on the soil’s surface around garden plants whereas stated earlier compost is organic materials that are turned into nutrient-rich soil.
Let’s deal with the latter first
Your complete guide to garden plant propagation
A great way to save a few dollars and still get your desired results is plant propagation, this is a great way to grow your garden without having to break the piggy bank. I have been in the landscape and gardening field now for more than 22 years have visited many plant nurseries and seen how expensive garden plants are.
The good news, however, is you can grow your garden through propagation which has proven to be so effective. I understand that the process of your garden plants from cuttings to maturity may take a while but with patience, your garden can be full and beautiful by following these methods which have been and is still used to this day.
Correcting leaf drop in garden plants with these proven 18 methods
Installing a garden can really give your home a makeover enhancing its appearance and increase your properties value, how beautiful it is to have a garden that is just bursting with colors giving such a calm and inviting feeling.
This has been my experience over the years working on many garden projects, the transformation that it brought was much delight to the homeowner as they were blow-away with a landscape which was fit for a king and a queen of cost.