If plants and soil are an integral part of your life, so much so that you wouldn’t wish to miss a day of your gardening sessions and cherish this part of your day, the most, then these gardening tips are sure to help you out during your next outdoor session.
Maintain personal hygiene
Being overly involved and focused while planting new seeds or arranging the pots to acquire a picture perfect garden is not an issue. But doing so, while failing to maintain personal hygiene can be a problem. It is quite normal to get sand all over your hands or even on your face at times. However, this can cause allergic reactions due to the amount of microorganisms that thrive in this soil. Therefore, it is important to wear strong leather gardening gloves and sanitize your hands afterwards. It would be recommended to take a shower or change your clothes after a planting session.
Space it out
Plants require a certain level of nutrient supply and enough sunlight and water in order to grow well. If you wish to achieve healthy plants and not withered, discolored leaves depicting a lack of certain nutrients, then you must plant the seeds at a certain distance apart from the others. Overcrowding the seeds will result in plants competing for nutrients and sunlight, thus resulting in stunted growth and discolored leaves, which will eventually die. So, make sure you maintain a distance and watch how well the plants flourish.
Prep is key!
The key to a garden filled with healthy plants and blooming flowers is the right preparations to ensure that the roots are healthy and capable enough to support the plant as it grows. Therefore, you must avoid being lazy and put on your ladies gardening gloves and start creating the beds before you plant the seeds. This will require a great deal of digging and filling the area with sufficient compost in order to plant the seed, so that the roots end up being strong and the growth of the plant is not stunted.
Work in moderation
If you love working amongst the greens, then it is normal to be quite enthusiastic about this hobby. However, your excitement to work in the garden could take a toll on your plants. It is important to work in moderation and avoid overdoing it by watering excessively or planting new seeds in the areas where there are other saplings growing, as this will overcrowd the area.