Keeping the garden healthy, including keeping an eye on things, is not difficult. Taking care of the garden also includes making a watering plan, cleaning tools, using proper mulch, and not overcrowding the plants. Keeping these considerations in mind when caring for a garden should go a long way in keeping it valuable. Here’s how to keep your garden healthy.
Watch Your Garden Grow
Watching plants grow may sound like the definition of insanity, but that’s not what we mean here. Comparing with your previous observations is the only way to know if your garden is healthy or not. This can be in a garden planner or digital. These records can be invaluable when planning winter and trying to figure out what worked in your garden this year.
Make a watering plan
After getting the right amount of sunlight, nothing is more important than getting the right amount of water for each plant. To help with this, it can often be helpful to create a watering plan. This can be as simple as a calendar with the proposed water date for the plant on it. Be sure to keep track of when it rains so you don’t accidentally get flooded.
Clean garden tools after use
Plants can get sick just like humans and one of the most common methods of transmission is through contaminated equipment. One easy way to prevent this is to wash garden tools before using them around different plants. For example, after you prune one rose bush, … Read more