7 Common Mistakes People Make in Gardening
If you have just started gardening, but can't seem to get your thumb "green enough", then make sure you are not to blame for these popular gardening mistakes. If so, don't fret: we'll tell you how to fix these common gardening mistakes so that you can be on your way to a productive garden.
Too Much Light
This is the number one gardening mistake during the beginning of the gardening journey that people make. There are a few reasons why this happens; Either people do not know how much light the plant needs or they simply do not have a place that receives good light. Plants do not require light as a result of either case and thus, fail to grow. This is the main reason vegetables growing slowly.
Choosing the Wrong Seeds and Plants for Your Climate Zone
When people first decide to build a botanical garden, they often start with a list, in their head, of the plants they want to grow. Often, people start thinking about the things they like to eat regularly. But this list does not always match the climatic zone in which they find themselves. Used for a wide selection of fruits and vegetables used to shop at huge grocery stores. Some of them can be transported over long distances. They would have been grown in completely different climatic zones.
Planting Too Early
By the time spring finally rolls around, most gardeners are eager to return to the garden. But, if you live where the temperature may still be lower than freezing, avoid keeping out of tender crops such as tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, brinjals and black pepper. These vegetables should be covered until the night temperature is at least 55 degrees Fahrenheit. If you want to give them a little head, then plant them in a developed cloth, cloche, milk jug, or other type of protection.
More Fertiliser is Good for Plants
Like people, plants also require balanced nutrition. Just as a human can overload on vitamins or other supplements, plants may become ill or even die if they take one or more nutrients.
To avoid over-breastfeeding follow fertilizer instructions. This means adding only the recommended amount according to the label's instructions. Some fertilizers are designed to feed slowly. Some fertilizers are designed to feed gradually, then there is no need to reapply. Just because you cannot see it does not mean that it is not working.
Neglecting to Harvest Regularly
Do you know that most of the flowers and bean vegetables are produced more when they are cut regularly? Many plants are genetically programmed to try to produce and spread more and more seeds. When we choose a pepper, we also remove the seeds inside it, and when this happens, the plant changes its energy to produce more chili (and therefore seeds).
This is a very closely related problem to begin with. Small seedlings properly spaced can leave the garden looking barren. Because they are going to grow and fill quickly and tightly spread plants and they do not require sun and air circulation. This leads to diseases and low yields, not to mention difficulty in harvesting.
So, these were some common mistakes that you can avoid while planting a seed or growing any vegetables. There are various gardening tools and techniques that you can follow and of course the above tips to have a green and lavish garden. Happy planting!