How to Tidy Up Your Messy Garden
Here are some useful tips and recommendations to not just maintain a clean garden but even enjoy gardening.
When it comes to enhancing outdoor spaces, landscaping is the key. Every home owner wants a part of their yard to provide privacy for family and friends. Landscaping is the best idea provided that you are ready to put some efforts into it. Start by creating a plan for garden cleaning, weed removal, leaf clearance and planting.
Taking the first step:
It’s better to concentrate on large yard waste first. Consider getting rid of large pieces of waste and debris such as twigs, rocks, tree branches etc. Removing the larger items will help you get a better view of your garden and gives you more space to perform the gardening tasks.
Once you are done with large debris it’s better to concentrate on patches of land in your garden. Clean the weeds from one area completely before moving on to the next.
Plants that basically take advantage by using up open areas with available resources for their growth are called weeds. So keeping these open areas covered will help control weeds. It is advisable to use natural methods instead of chemicals to control weeds. This helps save plants from harsh chemicals and prevents polluting of groundwater.
This can be done by mulching. Any barriers that can block light serve as mulch. Not only barks and dried leaves but straw, cardboard are all effective. Mulching not only improves soil structure by adding nutrients but also reduces water loss due to evaporation.
Weeds can actually be controlled in a number of ways. Whichever method used, weeds should be packed away in garbage bags. Store the bags in one corner till they are discarded properly.
Are you a new gardener? Working with these wild weeds is going to be a tough job; so it is best to commit to a weeding schedule.
Well, there are various tools that can be used to blow away or segregate dry leaves. You can use a leaf rake to rake leaves into a pile or use blower to blow away dry leaves and collect them in a pile.
Mowing the lawn regularly helps to reduce grass clippings back to their original height.
After the garden waste removal, place the pots at appropriate places. Having a scattered placement of pots in your garden is not a good idea. Get your flower pots out of the walking path. Place them appropriately to add to the aesthetic feel of your home.
Want the gardening to be hassle free? It is understandable that not everyone has enough knowledge of planting and garden maintenance. Don’t worry, just call in a gardening service to resolve this issue. There are many gardening service providers who are well versed with landscaping, mowing, grass cutting and overall garden maintenance.
Regular maintenance will ensure that your garden adds to the decor and aesthetic appeal of your home. Enjoy a beautiful and tidy garden.