Category: Garden tips and tricks
From the kitchen to the garden a great solution for garden problems
Oatmeal is a great breakfast cereal to start your day off, oatmeal has so many benefits when it comes to our health which is so amazing but what stands out most about oats is this grain is great for our hearts. There was a time when I myself was not a fan of oatmeal but because of its health benefits, I will eat it to stay healthy and fit.
But what I find also interesting about oatmeal is that it can be used in the garden to help us with issues we may be facing. The method of using oatmeal in the garden is a natural and safe way to take care of certain problems, especially when there is the presence of children and pets.
A Classic Drink Which Works Wonders
As a child, a soft drink that my family along with myself enjoyed was coca-cola which quenched our thirst. This classic drink has been around for many years and has made a name for itself. Coca-cola is sold worldwide in stores and restaurants of all sizes. Fast-food chains also offer this soft drink as a refreshing beverage.
But what I also found amazing about coca-cola is it can be used in our gardens which I think is pretty cool, the use of coco-cola in the garden is a great way to achieve your desired result while saving your hard-earned dollar, how is this done well let’s take a closer look at coca-cola in the garden.
Earthworms A Gardners Gold Mine
Have you ever wonder why many gardens are teeming with earthworms? I remember as a child I would often come across earthworms in our garden especially on rainy days when the grounds were saturated with water. The presence of earthworms in garden areas is not to take up space, earthworms are hard at work doing their part in helping to bring balance to our ecosystem which I believe is so awesome.
The presence of these tiny engineers make such a huge impact when it comes to garden plants, the presence of earthworms in our gardens is an added benefit. The use of earthworms has far as harvesting them has become so popular because it has been discovered the vital role they play.
What makes the presence of earthworms so crucial is their excrement or casting which is considered to be good organic to sustain the lives of garden plants.
Controlling Soil Erosion With Plants
Soil erosion has been a concern for years, the process is said to be a natural occurrence which greatly affects the earth’s surface. Soil erosion occurs when the topsoil which is considered to be fertile or nutrient is washed away or removed by raindrop, winds, tillage and downslope runoff.
In some cases, soil runoff or soil being depleted can happen very slowly going unnoticed for long periods of time the good news, however, is with the proper measure put in place can fight back and help to save your topsoil which is so important.
Helping your garden plant to recovery from root bound
For those of us who are weekend warriors we get so excited to work in our gardens connecting with nature as we give our gardens and landscapes the facelift which they need, how wonderful it is when we get the chance to head down to our favorite plant nursery to purchase a few plants which we can add to our gardens sprucing it up to bring that much need favor.
But as much as we are excited about making a few purchases we should be mindful of choosing plants which are healthy, to often there have been plants that were purchased without giving a thorough inspection of those plants which did not enhance the appearance of our gardens and landscapes but rather became an eyesore.