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There are many places where you can obtain ample gardening information. The amount of information available is enormous. Start with general information and refine your searches as you learn more. This article contains just the advice you need in order to take up horticulture. Read these tips, and pay close attention.

You must gradually introduce your plants to changing conditions and temperatures, so you do not shock them. On the first day, place them in the sun outside for only an hour or so. Throughout the week, you should increase a little at a time how long you have them outside. Hopefully, after about a week or so, your plants should have adjusted to the change. Now you can transplant them without any worries.

TIP! When laying sod, it is important that you do it correctly. Get your soil ready before you lay your sod.

If you have a wall or fence that you do not like, plant climbers to mask its appearance. Climbing plants can cover a wall after one growing season only. They also work to cover up old, and possibly dead, vegetation. Some climbers you plant will have to be tied off and supported, but others have no problem attaching themselves to any surface using their tendrils or twining stems Plants such as clematis, wisteria, climbing roses, or honeysuckle are always great choices.

It’s sometimes possible to save certain plants from winter cold by bringing them inside. You may want to save the most beautiful or expensive ones. Dig carefully around their roots and place them into a pot.

Soil Analysis

TIP! You do not need store-bought chemical treatments for plant mildew. Combine baking soda with a small dollop of liquid soap and add it to water.

Do a soil analysis prior to planting. Soil analysis costs a little money, but the report can inform you how to enrich your soil and open the door to a lush garden. Many offices of Cooperative Extension will do a soil analysis, and it is important to know how to improve soil so that all crops can grow in it.

If you want your garden to sport flowers in the spring as well as summer, plant bulbs. Most people have no trouble successfully growing bulbs, and their flowers will return each and every year. Specific types of bulbs usually bloom at specific times of the season, so if you make appropriate selections, you can be rewarded with blooms from the early part of spring to the later part of summer.

Allow enough room between plants for air to circulate, so that plants do not stay too wet. Moisture on the surfaces of your plants is an invitation to pests and illness. An example of a common plant parasite is fungi. Fungi can be controlled with fungicide sprays, but it is important to treat your area with the spray, before you see any problems.

TIP! Be sure to get rid of the weeds growing in your garden. Weeds can take a promising garden and turn it into a shell of its potential.

You probably already know how rewarding gardening can be. The rewards increase as you develop your skills and your garden flourishes. It is always a good idea to keep learning new information about horticulture. Use this article’s tips and you’ll get a great garden.

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Posted on Aug 19, 2017

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