Gardening is not easy, especially for you who want to begin to garden because there are many things that should be concerned with in making your garden always healthy and fresh and one of the important things in maintaining your garden is not choosing the most beautiful plants but know the soils of your garden well whether the soil is too dry or not. When the garden soil is found too dry, then it means that your plants are not healthy enough and it is possible for your seeds and plants can die, but if the garden soil is found too wet then they will rot as well. A test can be performed by you so that if your garden soil is already alright can be told.
First thing that need to do so you can know the soils of your garden is a small patch of your soil should be dug up to about the depth of a trowel and you may dig it about six or eight inches. After that, a handful of soil can be gathered from the middle of the dig and your hand should be squeezed tightly while your hand is opened. By doing this, you can see how the reaction of the soils that can be squeezed as well but it falls as soon as you squeeze then it is a sign that your soils are too dry.
The peat moss and compost can be added and this can be watered regularly and if they can shape as a ball that can be held together, so next step will be ready to be done by you. While for the wet garden soils sign will be known when your fingers are pressed against the ball and the ball still holds together continuously with the molds shaping of your fingers. They can be left to dry, but when they are pressed they can be cracked and even crumbled. Well, get ready for digging up your garden and the soil amendments can be added and you are ready for planting.
An organic fertilizer should also be added when the plants have been planted and the fertilizer can be added after you know the soils of your garden because if the soils are good fixed with the good fertilizer so your garden will be beautiful when the plants grow. Perhaps, you are afraid of creating a garden because you think that this kind of thing will be difficult especially in knowing and using the right soils or even the part when you should maintain them regularly. However, healthy plants and gardens can be grown by everyone.
When you the garden soils are right, then you start well for gardening and what your plants need can be understood by you. The other important thing that should be kept in your mind is what your plants will need in their growth time, there are three main things that should be concerned with; Potassium, Phosphorous, and Nitrogen. Your plants will be provided with strength so the disease can be resisted and they can survive well by the Potassium, while your plants can also be made full and leafy by Nitrogen and your plants’ fruit and flowers production will be stimulated by Phosphorous.
It is easy to know the soils of your garden, right? Well, your plants growth will depend on you so much because when you do not really take care of them, they can dry or even die. Happy planting and gardening then!