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Garden Care Tips

24Feb 2015

Lots of people might feel as though they don’t have green fingers, but taking care of your garden really can be easy if you have the right information and tips. Here are some great ways in which you can improve your garden and give it the proper care and attention that it needs to stay beautiful.

1)    Check your soil.

If you’re having difficulty keeping your plants and flowers alive, then don’t assume you’re a bad gardener! It could be that the pH levels of your soil are suitable for planting. To do this, simply take a small sample of soil and send it to a professional company for testing. You can’t tell the pH of your soil by the texture or colour, so if you’re concerned about why you can’t grow your lawn or flowers then take the time to get your soil tested!

2)    Make sure you have the right tools.

If you want to get the most from your garden then you need to make sure that you have the right tools. It’s a good idea to purchase your garden equipment and products to suit your garden specifically, so that your flowers, plants and lawn can all get the care that they need. Try to avoid all-in-one gardening products, as these might not work as well on all types of flowers and plants. If you’re unsure about what your garden might need, then try speaking to your local gardening company for some professional advice.

3)    Weeding your garden.

Weeding your outdoor space is an important step, and one that shouldn’t be overlooked. Try to find the time to clear your flowerbeds, plants and even your lawn. Use a pair of scissors along with your gardening gloves, and prune away any weeds you can find. You might also want to use a weed-prevention product, though you might want to be wary of the ingredients, as some can be harmful to certain types of plants, as well as animals and pets.

4)    Taking care of your lawn.

If you’re having problems with your lawn then it could be because of how you’re caring for it. Not many people know that your lawn needs to be treated in separate areas – areas that see a lot of sunlight are going to need more care than darker sections. Make sure that grass in the sun sees a lot of moisture by watering it regularly. Make sure to use less fertiliser in darker areas of your garden, as this can actually kill grass faster.

5)    Hiring professional help.
If you have serious concerns about your garden, or if you don’t have the time to take care of it as much as it needs, then you might want to think about hiring professionals. Your local gardening companies should be able to offer you a wide selection of gardening services, including garden tidy ups and lawn restoration and repair services. Using reliable gardening teams is a fantastic way to ensure that you’re getting the help and care that you and your garden deserve. Speak to companies in your area for more information about garden care services and how they can benefit you. Make sure you’re hiring a reputable company by asking your friends and family for company recommendations – hiring a tried-and-tested company will ensure you’re getting the best value for money!

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