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Spruce Up Your Garden With These Handy Tips

Gardening is a thing people have loved for hundreds of years. It can be undertaken for daily subsistence, or just for the simple joys it brings. If you want to learn more about gardening, then this is the article for you

To save space in your garden, try planting your crops in blocks rather than in the traditional rows. Rows end up leaving too much space between plants for needless pathways. Blocks help keep plants tight together without sacrificing production. Small variety kitchen vegetables do best in blocks that are arranged in a wide bed.

To store your garden-fresh onions for use throughout the winter and avoid having them rot or mold, store them in pantyhose Simply place the onions into the legs of pantyhose, and, to avoid letting them touch one another (which is what helps create mold and rot), place a twist tie between each onion and the next. To store, hang the pantyhose by the gusset in a cool dry place and cut off or pop a hole in the pantyhose to grab an onion when you need it.

Make sure your pot is the right size for your plant. If the pot is too small, the plant’s roots may not have enough room to grow. The roots will become ‘root bound’, stop growing, and begin to suffocate. The size of the root system can determine the size of your plant and yield.

Add some earthworms into your garden soil. Earthworms are great in tunneling and loosening up the soil, giving the roots of your plants plenty of air space. They help make soil that is rich in nutrients by breaking down dead plant materials. Earthworms are a much better solution for your garden than commercial fertilizers.

Recycle your old pantyhose for garden useLF
Pay attention to zones when choosing plants for your garden. Most plants will come with the zone marked. This is also true of seeds. Make sure the zone corresponds to your growing zone. Though plants may grow outside of their usual zone, they are less likely to be hardy plants.

To make sure you don’t harm your plants when you water them, only use water at a lukewarm temperature. Cold water can shock your plants, making it more difficult to absorb the water properly. Try filling your watering can before you go to bed at night so that it’ll be the perfect temperature when you’re ready to water your plants in the morning.

As mentioned, the pleasures of gardening have been enjoyed throughout the ages. A long time ago, people had to garden to survive. Today, however, gardening is done for many reasons, including necessity, financial gain, and personal satisfaction. Whatever reason pulls you in to gardening, the information you have read in this article should help you to enjoy the process just that much more. Start gardening today, and you will soon be enjoying the fruits of your labor

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