6 Things You Should Know To Ace Your Gardening Game
Some people consider it to be a great exercise, while others consider it to be a great hobby, gardening is like initiating a sustainable plan to feed yourself in the future. Not just, with the aim of having a kitchen garden around, but people just can’t survive without having some outdoor garden plants, these days due to pollution levels going up, every now and then. Gardening doesn’t tend to cleanse the environmental pollution but also cleanses our mind by acting as a great stress buster. While nurturing these outdoor gardening plants one is actually nurturing bliss. A plant needs to be cared like a little baby.
If you were wondering, gardening is not at all an easy task. It requires tonnes of efforts and care to nurture a plant. Only then, it will grow to its fullest potential and blesses you with its goodness. Outside plants have different needs or requirements than the household plants. Some require utmost care for its nurturing while some others are considered to be the low maintenance outdoor potted plants. But, whatever it is, every plant has a different set of factors like water, sunlight, soil, etc., affecting its growth. So, whatever plant you choose to pot, check what requirements need to be fulfilled so that you can take care of it.
These are a few points that need to be pondered before starting outdoor gardening. All you first-time gardener, keep your gardening forks ready to plant a happy outdoor plant.
1. Good Soil To Plant Some Low Maintenance Outdoor Plants
Your love and effort would show no results until you choose the right soil to nurture it. Every soil has got its own property which suits different kinds of plant type. Some outdoor plants prefer moist soil, some others might prefer sandy. But to get the best results one must sand must be prepared with organic soil or organic potting soil or organic compost. Nitrogen and other nutrients in various quantities comes along with this kind of organic soil which in turn helps a plant to grow.
2. Essential Sunlight
Sunlight is said to enter the garden space in abundance from the south direction. Outdoor plants like to grow freely without under sunlight tp its fullest potential. Also, before placing any plant check its sunlight requirement whether it needs full or partial, direct or indirect sunlight. A plant can dry out if the amount of sunlight, that it receives is much more than needed.
3. What To Plant
Think before buying a sapling of the kind of plant you want to plant in your garden. Herbs like rosemary, mint, basil would increase the number of visits to your garden by making it a kitchen garden. Not just that, plants like these have got higher yields which creates a win-win situation for you. If a kitchen garden is not what you were wondering to plants then you can plant other flowering shrubs like roses, etc. to make it your new rejuvenation centre.
4. Include Variety
Don’t just focus on growing one variety of plant rather go for other kinds, as well. Like, rather than nurturing a big pot of mint, plan two or three small pots of mint. It will not just give it a good appeal but if one rots, you can save the other saplings from getting rotten.
5. Choose Potted Plants
If you were planning to plant something on your patio, front step, or back porch, then without having any second thoughts go for potted plants. It makes the garden mobile as portability becomes an issue at the time of renovation or moving out. Also, you can keep shifting potted plants to give your regular home decor a twist, every now and then.
6. Choose Hardy Plants
Nurturing a hardy plant lessens the task of a beginner level gardener. So, choose some plants which can do well both indoors and outdoors, with less water or with excess water (at times). Choose those plants which can adapt to any kind of surroundings, effortlessly and can brighten up from your home to your garden.