Gardening tips for small homes
Home gardening has many benefits as it is a good hobby, enhances home appearance and is some sort of exercise. By gardening we can grew colorful flowers and also can produce seasonal fruits & vegetable. Large size houses have large gardens and are often maintained by gardeners. But small houses can also have gardens on balconies, terraces, backyards and roofs. Here are few tips for the beginners to start gardening.
Get information first
First thing before starting the gardening is to get some basic information about types of flowers, fruits & vegetables and also about seasons. After that we just need to make the plan about flowers, vegetable and fruits we want to grow. There are many modified fruit and vegetable plants that can be grown in small pots. After the planning stage we can start growing our garden.
Start preparing garden
For gardening we don’t need expensive pots. We can buy simple earth & terracotta pots and also can reuse empty plastic bottles. We just need to make sure that pots have proper drainage for water. Next step is to fill these pots with fertile soil. After that we can grow flowers, fruit and vegetable plants. We can use seeds and also can buy small plants from plants nurseries.
Placement of pots
Placement of pots is of great concern. Pots should be placed according to the need of plants and also for the beautification of interiors or exteriors. Some plants need strong sun, some need shade and some need both sun and shade. Therefore placement of every pot is of great importance. Whereas for beautification purpose, flower pots can be placed on kitchen widow, balcony, roof, terrace or near to main door.
Once we have grown our garden, it’s not the job done as we have to regularly maintain it. Watering and pruning is regularly required for healthy plants. We need to give lot of water to plants but we should not wet the leaves as this makes the pants sick. Pruning of overgrown leaves or branches brings the plant to good size and also increases the air circulation which is good of plant.