is always something to do in the garden, it can be cropping, cutting the head
or cutting the grass, and the list goes on. We have set up some of our best
tips for gardening in July, August and September. It is at this time of year
when we want to use the garden for a well-deserved R'n'R, maybe a barbecue fire
on a beautiful sunny day, and get a family gathered around your garden table.
However, to keep things well, we need to spend time giving our gardens some
much needed TLC. This will make things easier in the long term and help extend
the pre / fall winter workload.
good starting point is to have all faded perennials take down, to give your
containers and borders a great tidy up. Keep over a specific service required
for each species of plant, as always thrive when properly maintained. To meet
the individual needs of each plant, and spend some time to determine the
specific needs of all containers, beds and borders, etc. Are they in the shade
or exposed to direct sunlight for most of the day? Do they have moisture soil
or dry most of the time? Are you protected from the wind or exposed? I
guarantee that you will find a variety of growing conditions from your garden
to another. A good understanding of these conditions will assist you to plant
appropriately, and take care that maintenance more competently.
the rain was persistent, as we have seen in recent months, the major concern is
to be on the lookout for diseases and pests. These diseases and pests can take
hold so quickly, so you must also be on the lookout for indicative signs, when
the weather is like that. The combination of warm temperatures we have seen in
recent and sudden rains is a perfect storm for fungal or bacterial diseases to
emerge. You should treat them as soon as you find them. Keep track of all your
plants for any signs of the disease, such as dark spots or other irregular
color on your plants. If you have questions about what to do when you encounter
a problem, take a picture and send it to gardens forum like gardenersworld.com.
You will receive all the help and tips you need from their community of willing
public posters ready in no time!
pay attention to the stems to verify the disease. You may begin to see signs of
decay or decline, especially if the soil is too wet. This is a common problem
with the part of the sudden heavy rain that we have received. If the soil stays
saturated for several days after a rain, and you are concerned about root
rotting, then you may need to help speed up the drainage by removing Droppings
etc around your plants. Also avoid walking on moist soil near your plants, it
will further compact soil, damaging roots, and avoiding rapid drainage.