Gardening is a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, but it is also a livelihood for many. Whether you choose to garden solely for recreational purposes or you have business interests planted in your soil, it’s important to keep these things in mind to help your garden thrive. Provide a level planting surface for your garden. If you plant on an incline, you risk water runoff before it has the opportunity to soak into the soil and provide your garden with the nutrients that it needs. Always loosen the soil before planting. This allows the seeds or, if transplanting, the roots to attract and feed off of the soil’s nutrients that are necessary for survival. Do not plant anything too close to a wall or privacy fence. A lack of air circulation from plants that are located too close to a wall or privacy fence increases the likelihood of a fungus buildup, which can destroy your garden. Always keep plants 2-3 feet from the wall or fence and make sure to keep in mind the maturity size when planning for the proper space. Know your region. Your geographical location will have a large impact on what type of plants to […]
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