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Before you start your garden you will have, no doubt, visualized how you want it to look when it's in its prime. However, many people make gardening mistakes that prevent their gardens from really thriving as they should. These can be oversights regarding location, water or even the types of plants that you choose. Our focus in this article is to help you recognize - and avoid - some of the typical errors a gardener can make.
Planting at the wrong time is a gardening mistake that can prevent your plants from growing properly. Regardless of whether you are planting directly into the ground with seeds or are setting out bedding plants, you don't want to make the mistake a lot of new gardeners make by planting too early in the season.
You can't just assume that you won't have some more cold nights just because you are enjoying warmer days. If you plant your garden too early, winter can fool you and produce a couple more killer frosts that will damage or kill your plants. If you just give it a little more time - until all danger of freezing weather is past - your garden will get off to a healthy start.
For most gardeners, weeding is the most time-consuming part of the process and of course the least enjoyable. You have to do it! If you here do not do your daily weeding, it can get out of control very quickly. You can actually diminish your garden's ability to flourish by not weeding regularly. You can do simple things like website put mulch or ground cover on the soil - this will help, if you still need to make sure it is under control. If you really want to minimize the problem of weeds, you should consider a container garden, as plants that are confined to containers have fewer weeds. Yet weeds will even show themselves in containers sometimes, so even then you have to be on the lookout for them.
Don't make the mistake of planting your garden in poor soil. This will almost guarantee that your plants won't thrive. If you want a thriving garden full of healthy plants, you need to make sure the soil you use is also healthy. Make it a practice to check the pH of your soil before you decide what to plant. This will tell you if your soil tends to be acidic or alkaline. Your local nursery, or the garden center of the big stores (such as WalMart), will have pH Test Kits that you can use to test your soil. Once you know the condition of your soil and what corrections you need to make, you can add fertilizer or buy good gardening soil from a local nursery. Using compost or fertilizer on a regular basis will help you maintain the health of your soil and ensure that your plants are well nourished.
Being unaware of the common mistakes that lead to unhealthy gardens can result in serious issues with your plants. Unfortunately, poor planning or just careless disregard can be the causes of poor results in a garden. You won't have any problems with your garden if you pay attention to the small details and tips we have given you in this article. Other good sources of information are experienced local gardeners and your nursery/garden center.