Planning Your Summer Garden Mar 08, 2016 By  Fenesta

Planning Your Summer Garden

Gardening is considered therapeutic by a lot of people. In a lot of ways, though, it's a paradox. While on the one hand it is a relaxing activity, the other end of the spectrum is also that it requires a great deal of care, effort and research especially if one wants to end up with a blooming fresh garden eventually. There are enough information and interior decoration tips available via books, the web and online resources in order to help anyone who wants to plan a summer garden. While, how extensive one wants the garden to be depends upon the space available as well as the amount of time one is willing to invest in, there are certain basic tips that are applicable across the board. Here are suggestions on how to start planning your summer garden:

  1. When going through interior decoration tips with regards to garden planning, one of the first questions that come up is to decide what kind of garden one is planning to start. Is it going to be a flower garden? A vegetable and herb garden? A bit of both? This is a crucial decision, as it will affect all aspects of planning from seeds, to soil, to fertilizer etc.
  2. The second step is to assess your property or prospective garden area to check which part gets the most sun and where are the shaded areas. Not all plants require the same amount of sunlight and some might need to be in the shade to grow properly.
  3. Once that is out of the way, we come to the part of assessing the soil. What kind of soil do you have? What kind of plants and herbs is it nutritious for?Here too, the requirement of each category of fauna is different. One type of soil might not be good for one category but not for other. By knowing exactly the type of soil one has and the nutrients it contains, one is in a better position to make an informed choice about which plants to sow.

Once the initial research and preparation is complete, the final step is to plant the seeds, tender and look after them regularly and before one knows it, there will be a beautiful garden to enjoy. If that sounds like a lucrative result, get out there and start planning your summer garden today!


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