Posted on May 02, 2008 | Comments 2
It is some what hard to maintain home gardens, but it is the great hobby which can give you more rewards.
This hobby of gardening will make you to relax and many say that it is therapeutic.
If you stay outside in the fresh air and working on a project, it can relieve your worry and stress.
Working for home garden is the great way to workout without going to the gym. You will get the hours of enjoyment in it when your hard work turns into gorgeous lush gardens.
You have to keep some home gardening tips in mind while purchasing the shrubs or trees for your home garden. You have to select the small shrubs and plant trees for your garden so that they will not cause any problem with the size of growth.
After selecting the stuff for your garden, your gardener will come home to plant the trees. Don’t let him to plant the stuff near your house or under a window, because these plants can cause some problems such as it can harm your foundation present around the house, sewer or water lines, etc. So, find out exactly how wide and tall that the trees and shrubs will become at the level of maturity. This is the important tip and don’t ignore it.
Here is the water schedule that is recommended for you when your shrubs and trees are planted first.
- Day 1 to 30 – You must water them everyday
- Day 31 to 60 – You can water them on the alternate days or every other day
- Day 60 and more – you must water them at least two times per week
Before planting the home garden you must consider the requirements necessary for the growth. Basically there are three specific requirements which are needed for the plants such as essential moisture, proper degree of heat and oxygen in the air. The oxygen is essential to the plants for germinating the seed and to obtain the good growth.
If you are interested to plant the vegetables in your garden then you should consider certain aspects such as which vegetables are necessary for the good health, how much of each vegetable plant should grow in order to supply for your whole family and what kind of maintenance is required for that vegetable plant.
You can also enhance your home garden beauty with various design ideas such as having a compound wall for your home garden, placing the stone sculptures, arranging small pond or fountain, instead of the normal stones using Japanese stone lanterns, planting the flowering trees which will give good fragrance, and trying to create semi-open patios in your garden for sitting around to chat with your friends etc.
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