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Gardening 101: Gardening and Garden Maintenance Tips and Tricks

Garden maintenance is tougher than you might expect, with more horror stories such as weeds, shrubs, and unkempt grass. Gardening and garden maintenance without knowledge and experience become terrible and stressful. There are several things you can do in order to spruce up your exterior with gardening and garden tips and tricks experts recommend. Seasonal planting, a type of traditional planting scheme, may offer great color but would require constant attention, and if you constantly regrow plants and flowers to match a particular time of year, the fun and passion may turn to labor. It is best to focus on long-term garden ideas by investing on all-weather perennial plants, moving away from temporary seasonal planting scheme.

Many people love the natural feel of real grass, but synthetic grass like multiturf is also a viable option. Multiturf or synthetic grass gives you the look that you want without the same level of maintenance. Synthetic grass don’t need to be soiled, won’t grow and are not slippery when wet. When it comes to synthetic grass placement, you’re definitely in full control, and you won’t have patches of grass growing in all the wrong places. You have all the freedom in choosing your garden design and styles like having tiny strips, a huge lawn, or a simple lining around your patio. In the earliest times, water was free but not today, so if your garden has water features or a small pond, it’s best to avoid making it too shallow, as it dry up fast, needing constant topping off water. Having a high water bill is a real headache, but this can be avoided by having larger garden water feature ensures it can self-regulate especially in hot weather.

Buying a separate container for every plant or flower you want to display may seem a good idea and attractive, but it also means you have to water, feed and plant up dozen of containers which is not ideal. It is better to choose a planter with a larger volume that can hold a greater amount of compost instead of small individual containers, that can get more plants in one space. In addition to that, more compost has less chance of drying out because you only need to water one big surface area, beating watering small ones. Avoiding fast growing hedges and choosing low-maintenance ornamental plants like Caradonna and succulents, can save your time, effort and money from watering, pruning and feeding. Finally, do not forget to invest in the right tools like a good pair of clippers or secateurs for a healthy garden, and a good set of trowels and spades.

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