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Five Tips For A Perfect Garden

Five Tips For A Perfect Garden

Whether you have a vegetable or flower garden, things like weed, pest and even unfortunate landscaping can ruin all the hard work you’ve done to make it beautiful. Look through the following must-do tips for a perfect garden.

 1. Get rid of knotweed 
As unimportant as it may seem at first, this property intruder can cause much trouble including damage to roads and buildings. As soon as you see the weed on your land, choose a suitable method of Japanese knotweed eradication with TPKnotweed and remove it before further spreading.

 2. Provide good soil 
Even if your soil is not as dark and loose as in dedicated TV shows, there are tricks to improve its quality. For instance, organic nourishment such as manure, old leaves and fertilisers may help improve any kind of soil; adding sand makes soils drier and looser, while amending soils with clay makes them firmer.

 3. Grow the right plants 
Try buying seeds instead of getting potted plants as many beautiful healthy flowers and vegetables are only available as seed. When buying potted plants, make sure you purchase them from a reputable provider not to worry about plant disease and insects. Reliable garden centres provide correctly labelled plants with exact information on the required quantity of sun and water.

 4. Be design-wise 
When it comes to landscaping, you should consider such features as size, balance, shape, colour, and position. Try to group plants of different heights and bloom seasons together in drifts. Choose colour schemes carefully for plants to complement one another as well as the surroundings. Foliage colours are also important as they add personality to the garden, yet make sure the whole picture is harmonious.

 5. Think about changing seasons 
Plant evergreens in your garden to enjoy colour throughout the year, even when flowers are not blooming. Try such vivid plants as American Holly, Snowberry, Winterberry and Cranberry Bush as they look gorgeous in winter landscapes. Trees that produce decorative fruit may also add an array of colours to your garden. With these basic tips, you’re equipped to create a beautiful garden, which doesn’t cost a fortune if you use your imagination and play with design schemes to find what works best for you.

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  1. Can't wait to spring!!! Great tips! I'm hoping to get my main weeds gone in about 2 more weeks!!

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    1. The weeds are so invasive, and they are most active in the spring too.

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  2. Great tips...I am waiting for spring to come, impatiently!

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    1. The winters there are so cold. I want the same temperature all year round. :-)

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  3. Amanda, great tips and information here. I am going to share it on the Botanical Garden FB page. People will like it. Thanks.

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    1. Thank you! TThe reminders will help keep us on track with our gardens.

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  4. Amazing tips there. I have 3 pots of Tulsi which comprise my garden!!
    Have a lovely day Amanda :)

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    1. Sounds like you have a small garden. :-)

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  5. Lovely to discover your blog and many thanks for visiting me.
    You have some great advice here, thank you.
    I only just wish here, we could have some more rain, as our garden is so dry.

    Carolyn

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    1. We now have rain in this season, it's cold sometimes, but mostly very nice weather.

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  6. Cannot wait for spring, but wait we must. You make me even more anxious with your great tips!!

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    1. I can't wait for warmer weather and more sunshine. My garden looks bad now, and it needs some revamp.

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  7. I love this time of year and pottering around the garden. Knotweed appeared in our garden a couple of years ago, as soon as I spot it I remove it otherwise it can be a complete nightmare. Great tips x

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    1. Yes. You're so smart to take care of it right away. It can become a huge nightmare.

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  8. Very good tips.

    I hope I will try gardening this year.

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    1. Once you start gardening, you will hopefully not stop, it is addicting.

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  9. Thanks for the useful tips. We'll try to follow them come spring and summer, even though we only have small flower beds in our backyard.
    Thanks, too, for visiting my site and for the nice comment.

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    1. I hope that the tips will provide you with a wonderful and beautiful garden. Even with small areas, they can be very comforting.

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