Garden Types - Created Date : 25.8.2019
BEFORE YOU BEGIN:
Drill five or six ¼ inch drain holes under any saucepan they do not have. Observe your garden at different times throughout the day to find the optimal placement for your garden: The ideal location benefits from sunlight for at least six hours. Almost all vegetables grow better in full sunlight than in shade, but some crops (lettuce, mustard greens) can tolerate more shade than others (onions, tomatoes). Cramped for the area? Consider grouping several different plants into a large (20-inch diameter or larger) container, showing that Jack Algiere is a four season breeder at the Stone Barns Center Food and Agriculture Center in Pocantico Hills, NY.
Step 1: Prepare the pot
The size of your pot depends on the size of your plant: 20-inch pots work well for tomatoes and eggplants, and 4-inch pots are great for herbs. Fill the pot with 2 inch potting soil. Place the cracked raw egg into the bowl - it acts as a natural fertilizer when decomposing - and covers the soil.
Step 2: Drill the hole
Using a screwdriver (or your finger), create five to six holes, 1 inch deep. New seeds tend to have more successful germination rates than last year's remaining packs; A good rule is to wait for one plant to grow for every five seeds sown.
Step 3: Plant seeds
Drip one or two seeds into each hole, then cover with a fine potting soil. A faster option: Buy seedlings and transport them into containers. Use your fingers to gently shred the roots before planting. In this way, the roots can easily spread to the new soil.
Step 4: Lean on the garden
After planting, be sure to bring the soil to a damp (not wet) touch point. Press the index finger for about an inch. If it is dry, water the soil itself (instead of leaves, because the wet leaves promote plant diseases). Add fertilizer to the plants every two to three weeks according to the package instructions.
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Garden Care Tools
Equipping yourself with knowledge of care goes a long way in your DIY garden project. Continue reading the following for basic tips you will need, including weed control.
Having the necessary tools
Your hands are not the only tools you need for gardening, but you don't need to buy too many tools at once. Instead, focus on the basic tools to help you with your gardening.
Gloves: Without the right pair of gloves, you may have to deal with splinter shortage. Do not buy large gloves because they are difficult to use. Also, be sure to keep yourself away from insects and water when storing.
Hand trowel: Perfect for digging around and planting.
Spade: It makes it easier to dig holes and move mounds from one place to another.
Rake: It is a very important tool if you want to keep your garden clean from debris and leaves.
Hoe: Choose an anchor according to your garden type. If your garden is perennial, you may need a finer hoe.
Loppers: If you have something to walk around in your garden, you need a couple.
Long hose: Select the one with rain bar and adjustable nozzle.
Wheelbarrow: If you use compost or have a backyard with more soil, you need it. It can help you take a pound and pound.
Cutting off overgrown or dead trunks and branches is a fundamental task to keep your plants free from infections and diseases. Other garden plants such as shrubs, trees and roses need to be cared for and pruned.
Tip: When pruning trees, you should not remove 30% of the leaves of a tree at once. You can ask your garden experts to determine the pruning method you need for the task at hand.
At the end of winter, damaged shrubs and trees buddha. Never wait until spring. Keep in mind that damaged or injured stems and leaves can become infected and make the disease even stronger. It is better to trim the pruning or pruning of the broken limbs, even if the storms in winter cause other damage.