As you sow, so shall you reap — so sow well to reap the benefits beautifully. A home garden is a dream for many, and being given a chance to design and develop your own is a bounty in itself. In the multitude of plants and beautiful landscape, your house would look like a tiny village with lush green meadows surrounding its edges. Careful planning and projection of different needs is an integral part of creating for yourself an amazing garden, which ensures healthy growth of plants beautifying your garden.
Make a Plan
Outline a plan on paper or different software. If you have played Farmville, you know what that looks like. According to the covered area of the garden, the sections are to be divided to each plant row and the kinds of shrubs and different organic elements are all to be sketched first. It’s easier switching to a different plan if one doesn’t work rather than doing all the hard work another time. Keeping all aspects in mind, you can plan out the location and design for your garden, type of landscape you’d like to have, which area is dedicated to make a pathway, which one is for vegetables, and much more needs to be planned for in order to maximize effectiveness.
In order to have a beautiful looking garden, make sure there’s an abundance of lighting too. Usually in home gardens, sunlight is not an issue if the weather is suitable, so it is advisable to start early with your gardening to make the most of daylight. If some plants need extra amount of heat from light, artificial methods could be used for lightening up their lives.
It is advised that instead of overburdening a soil area with a particular type of seed, try dividing the area into smaller groups and sow seeds in bunches. This helps in careful monitoring of the growth and eases management as well. Because of this division, the time interval of sowing (which would have been a month or two in case of large beds of plants) is reduced to few weeks. The soil of the garden needs to be carefully selected, and as they say, there is no gardener without compost. Compost is the humus formed because of the decay of green plants and is purely organic and very fertile.
If you’re bestowed with a large garden area, don’t go planting randomly for fun. It has to be carefully examined that plants which need shade are to be kept in shaded areas where direct exposure to the sun is least. Similarly, plants requiring more water and more sunlight are to be adjusted accordingly. Also, the timings need to be taken into consideration as to when a certain type of plant blooms well; plant the right type at the right time to ensure your efforts don’t go to waste.
Trimming of the plants is a regular exercise based on the type of plants and is essential. In order to get the plants enough air circulation and good shape, it is important to trim and prune them.
Needless to say, a garden is one of the most beautiful places of a house and the first one to look at. All the care, watering, and management keeps a garden in good shape and the soil fertile to foster better growth. You can add vegetables of your choice and avail the space for organic edibles and enjoy the home grown veggies with the beautiful beds of flowers and aesthetic landscapes.