eight excellen tips for novice gardeners

Everyone has dreamed of ever having a beautiful, green and lush garden. However, reality usually imposes its criteria in the form of lack of time and lack of resources and ends up giving the fret with such a beautiful dream. It is also possible that it is not all the skill that I thought.

1. What do you want to do with your garden?A place for children to play? A garden?Or a sea of ​​flowers?

It is difficult to combine al l these desires and desires. Therefore, it is advisable to set certain limits, at least at the beginning. And is that, creating your particular Eden will take your time. Before starting to work, you must consider the various functions that the garden should fulfill. If it should include, for example, places to sit, play or bedding

2. Take it easy …

If you are a new owner of a house or an apartment with a garden or a plantation, you would do well to take the first season very calmly. It is not strange to find, covered by the dark earth, the dreams of the previous owner of the garden. Not in vain, many plants are perennial and bloom every year. In other areas, however, you will have to dig thoroughly to revitalize them.

3. How far can you go by yourself?

The key is to achieve the balance between available time, knowledge and economic possibilities.For many gardeners, much of the charm lies precisely in doing all the work on their own. Others, for their part, prefer to hire the services of garden designers or professional landscapers. However, it is not usual to be completely alone: ​​you can always ask the neighbors for help, at least.

4. What are the climatic conditions of the area where you live?

 Many different types of rusticity can be given in the same country. For this reason, a good measure is to consult at some garden center or nursery. These dependencies usually offer all the necessary data about the vegetation, the climate and the soil of the zone. Buying plants blindly, without proper information before, is usually expensive.

5. Height, time and color

When you are planting a bed, you have to consider three very simple things: height, time and color. Make sure, first, to select species whose flowering periods overlap, in order to delay the season. It is also advisable to combine colors with complementary nuances. Finally, make sure that the tallest plants do not deprive light to the lowest.

 6. Quality bears its fruits

It is not difficult to find cheap tools and flowers on offer at any supermarket, it is true. As also it is that no plant will flourish in oligotrophic soils nor of poor quality. Tools should last for more than one season. To do this, buy tools and materials of good quality. It is always better to buy fewer things, but better and more expensive, since they will last much longer.

7. Share with your friends and neighbors

Not everyone has to have their own lawn mower or cultivator. Borrow it from a neighbor or come to an agreement among several people to share the expenses of purchasing good quality products. You can also exchange plants and bulbs with friends and neighbors as well as share tricks and strategies and help one another when lifting heavy objects. Just do not forget to invite them to a party in the garden as thanks.

8. Useful tools for a novice gardener

 • A digging shovel
• A rake
• A mower
• Scissors for pruning rose bushes
• Cutters
• An irrigation hose and sprinklers

The author is an expert on occupational training and a prolific writer who writes extensively on Business, technology, and education. He can be contacted for professional advice in matters related with occupation and training on his blog Communal Business and Your Business Magazine.