Some plants get bigger than others, and take up more space. Make sure you give certain plants more room than others, and plan enough sunlight for smaller plants. I’ve had smaller plants die in previous years because they eventually end up in the shadow of others. For example, tomato plants grow much bigger than green peppers. If you are planting the peppers behind the tomatoes and near a fence or garage, those peppers aren’t going to get enough sun.
Don’t fear the task of plant removal from your yard. Sometimes a fully grown plant or tree may outgrow your space.You could always relocate the plant to another spot or give it away.
Roses can be picky about soil, in addition to a sunny location and a well drained soil, they need a pH of 6.5 to 7.0. Your local garden center should have inexpensive testing kits and can help explain how to adjust the soil’s pH if necessary. If the soil is too alkaline – add sulphur, for an acidic soil – add lime. Consult with your local gardening expert for further questions.
A flower garden which blooms from spring through the first frost usually is the dream of every gardener. Flowering plants normally comes in a limitless array of sizes, colors, textures as well as varieties. Basically, successful planting of flowers will be possible only if you will adhere properly to a few simple procedures and rules. Let us now have a look at some of the tips that will see your flower garden produce an abundance of different flowers.
The number one cause of plant demise in containers is overwatering. Plants need water but they also need oxygen to reach their roots. When plants are overwatered their roots rot and die from lack of air. When roots die the plants wilt. Unfortunately, since wilting is also a sign of under watering, the anxious gardener rushes over and pours more water on the drowning plant.
Some easy to grow favorites for full sun are Daylilies, Peonies, Lavender, Roses, and Russian Sage which is especially good for hot, dry areas. Full sun means they will receive at least 6 hours of direct afternoon sun, preferably more.
The bottom line is to identify your best competition in your niche and decide whether you can be better. Only if you believe you can be the best in your niche should you proceed. If not, keep looking until you find a niche perfectly suited to your particular blend of experience, interests and competencies in which you can be the absolute best.