Gardening To Do List In Early Spring – The clean-up is one of the central parts of your early spring garden preparation. Collect and dispose of any dead branches and other large debris, then rake and collect any fallen leaves around your property. The next step is pulling dead weeds, making sure to pull with them as much of the root as possible. Even seemingly dead weeds are often just dormant and remaining fragments of roots will often give rise to new weeds in the summer. If you don’t have a compost pile, collect all your debris in yard waste bags for disposal.
The soil is the base of your garden beds. If you don’t have good soil, you don’t have a good garden. Start your gardening off right with the best soil you can.
Organic Lawn Care – Being able to treat your lawn with the proper care to make it grow healthier, plush-looking and greener requires you to go a little further to get it done. This treatment has become popular because of the eco-friendly green movement, and despite the organic fertilizers acting a bit slow, it still has more benefits to it. Here are a few benefits from organic lawn care:
1. Root growth improvement. Through organic care, nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium are released, and the grass roots absorb them slowly and in small doses. That way, the roots will grow better and stronger.
Garden Planning: Look At What You Have – Can you move comfortably from the house to the garden? It’s not as common as it used to be to find the only door to the back garden is from the kitchen. Do you have a door from the living room; would it be desirable to have one from the utility room, or even a main bedroom if you live in a bungalow?
Replacing a window with a door isn’t a major job for a builder, and it might allow you to step out on to a terrace or deck, maybe into the sunshine, perhaps with a pergola overhead for shade. If there is already a patio, is it adequate for your purposes, or should you think of making it more generous?
Basic equipment for a container garden is relatively simple. No lawnmower is required, nor is a spade, fork or rake. Buy the best hand tools and they will last a lifetime!
The small scale of a container garden means that there is no need for a large selection of specialist garden tools. Even a garden fork and spade are surplus to requirements although a spade certainly might come in useful for filling containers with compost or shovelling sand and cement during building operations.
New gardening trends are directly related to the economy and weather factors. The United States is seeing one of the largest shifts in how people garden and how homeowners are landscaping their yards.
With smaller yards, American gardeners are becoming more creative in the limited space that they call their own. While the rest of the world has gardened in small yard spaces for centuries, we are just learning some of their secrets to making small work.
New gardening trends that you can incorporate into your garden:
Frosty winter gardens are much more difficult to handle than frost free areas as wet frozen roots are a major cause for killing the plants. What to do in your frosty winter garden?
1. Lawn: Don’t allow frost or dew to dry on the grass. Never try removing the dew with the help of a broom. Early morning is the best time to sprinkle water on the grass. To resist the winter chill, give urea or ammonium sulphate and flood it immediately. Do a treatment of sludge as it creates warmth. In areas receiving heavy snowfall, clean your lawn of any debris as once the snow comes, these can smother your grass, damage your turf and leave your lawn vulnerable to diseases.