A garden really has a deeper meaning than just being a bunch of different kinds of plants put together. It is not reserved for just a few select green thumbs. It is a way to provide the person tending it with peace, tranquility, and an appreciation of life itself. When you excel at gardening, these effects can prove very positive within you life.
It can be very hard to shovel clay soil, especially when it sticks to your shovel as you are working. Get better results in clay by rubbing car wax or floor wax onto the shovel, then buff off and dig. You will be able to work with the clay more easily, and it will not stick to your shovel.
When winter arrives, you can save some plants by placing them in your home. You should probably save the most resistant or expensive plants. Carefully dig near the roots and transfer those plants into a flower pot.
The kind of soil you use will influence the results. Fertilizer can enrich the soil to make it more viable. For special requirements, you can build separate areas with soil that is right for certain plants.
Cooling weather of early fall signals the opportune time to plant seasonal edibles. Try using a pumpkin as a natural plant pot. You can plant fall vegetables such as lettuce in an empty pumpkin shell. After cutting an opening and removing the meat and seeds from inside the pumpkin, use Wilt-Pruf, sprayed throughout the inside and cut edges, and prevent rot from occurring. After this is completed, it is time to plant!
One very good way to deal with weeds is to boil them away. One of the safest “herbicides” you can find is a pot of boiling water. Just pour out the water on the weeds being careful to avoid any nearby plants. Weeds will usually stop growing if boiling water damages their roots.
Having a good wheelbarrow and a kneeling stool makes garden chores a lot easier. In order to relieve stress on your knees when gardening, always use a small garden stool to be more comfortable. Gardening also requires transporting heavy objects and lots of dirt, so purchasing a wheelbarrow can be a very smart investment.
Use the above tips to revitalize your garden. You will be rewarded by healthy plants full of life. Gardening can help change your way of life, only if you will allow it.