Learning how to keep your garden clean even before the garden is prepared is as important for you as to learn the answers before you get the question paper at hand in the exam hall.
This is why, today, our write up gives you a detail of how to maintain house garden. Don’t miss any of its tips to turn your hard labor into a sweet fruit.
How to keep your garden clean
The hacks we have shared with you below are gathered from the best of recommendations of the house gardening experts. Here we go!
Pick the healthy sapling only
You might have heard the proverb – a rotten sheep infects the flock. That’s to say, if any of your bought and planted saplings is somehow unhealthy, it will obviously spread disease among the old and new healthy plants.
Therefore, what you need to do is – examine every sapling before finalizing the purchase. Check from top to bottom. Be choosier about the root quality.
In case, you are a beginner level gardener, you must have a good knowledge about plants’ diseases and their symptoms. And, in this digital era, learning this is not going to be much difficult for you.
Turn the plant waste into manure
Is there so much plant waste all over your garden yard? Are you concerned about how to get rid of this?
Then, our suggestion for you is – stop being concerned anymore rather be delighted. Why? See, the plant waste is not actually any type of waste if you know how to get the best out of them.
However, as the plant waste is all natural and completely decompose-able, so you can turn this heap of waste into productive manure. Doing so, at the same time, you can keep the garden clean and save a handsome amount of manure purchasing cost. Most importantly, you are all sure of the manure quality and your plants are going to grow faster with good condition.
Fight against bugs
Do you even know the most destructive job of your garden bugs? In case you are unaware, these lead a way for harmful viruses and bacteria. Both have the ability to infect all the plants of your garden shortly and turn your lovely garden into a desert?
Hence, before a single bug attacks any of your plants, you must have pre preparation. In case you discover the existence of a single bug, it’s time for post-preparation.
To have good knowledge of fighting back the bugs, you must consult the acquainted experts or the pest controllers.
One vital fact of this step that you must keep in mind is – never visit any chemical shop and ask for any bug-killing solution or spray. Your doing so randomly may cause greater damage to the entire garden.
Clean the garden frequently
According to the experts, cleaning the garden frequently doesn’t only beautify the garden but also reduces the risk of disease spreading.
How? Well, when dead leaves are all over the garden yard and you don’t pick them up, the disease breeding over these, end up attacking the healthy green leaves. Eventually, more leaves start falling.
To clean the piles of your garden yard you can either use a tarp or a barrow. Use a shovel to move the waste from ground to the tarp or barrow.
Prune the damaged branches
Just like the infected leaves, infected branches are also danger posing. When two overgrown branches encounter each other, the infected one infects the good one and this process keeps going on incessantly.
This is why, whenever you spot any such branch, cut out that one at once. Prune that part using pruning shears or garden scissors.
Make sure that the scissors or the shears whatever you use is not rusty and sufficiently sharp.
Mow the overgrown weed, grass and bush
As a gardener you must be well aware of how to clean up overgrown backyard. Remember that the overgrown bushes impede the evolvement of your garden plants clogging their usual food supply that they get from soil.
Therefore, as soon as you find overgrown weed and grass, mow them with a mower. When the mowing is done, don’t leave the waste all over the ground, rather dump them well.
Plant as per sunlight requirement
We have met many gardeners who planted saplings randomly without understanding the importance of sunlight requirement. As a result, they often found some of the saplings infected or dead without any evident reason. Deep inside the reason is simple – improper allocation of sunlight.
Therefore, before you plant your saplings, at first, you must learn the sunlight requirement for every breed of them.
Water the plants properly
Water is the name of life, right? There is no plant and animal in the world that doesn’t require water. But, anything excessive is never healthy, no matter whether it’s drinking water or plant watering.
Therefore, you must water your garden plants in a systematic way:
- Avoid watering the top rather water the bottom only
- Don’t water the bottom too much. Otherwise, water will stand there and lead the root to rot
- Just like sunlight, every plant can’t sustain too much water. Therefore, watering equally is dangerous. Learn the water requirement of every of the plant breeds that are in your collection.
Maintain gap between every two plant
Maintaining a minimum gap between every two plants is a must for the following reasons:
- One infected plant will not be able to spread its disease
- Every plant will have adequate water and soil mineral
- More importantly, the branches won’t get entangled with one another that eventually ruin the visual beauty.
Finally, our strong recommendation for you is – if you are a fancy person who is about to turn the home-yard into a heavenly garden, at first learn the pros and cons of how to keep your garden clean. Otherwise, all your attempts might not result in success and satisfaction.