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Horticulture is a relaxing hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Working together in a garden can be a great way for families or friends to spend time together. If you have children that help you in the garden, you will notice their fascination with the way that the seeds will grow into vegetables and flowers. It also makes you appreciate nature and understand the beauty of the land that we live on. This article will make it simpler for you to love horticulture, so that you may even have others help you.

Cover any wall or fence with climbers. Plants that climb are extraordinarily versatile, and can help hide an unsightly wall or fence, usually within one season. You may also be interested in training them over an arbor or trellis. You can also grow them among existing landscape trees and plants. Some must be tied onto a support, but a number of climbers attach to surfaces with twining stems or tendrils. Plants such as clematis, wisteria, climbing roses, or honeysuckle are always great choices.

TIP! Think about starting plants in pots, and then placing the seedlings in the garden later. They are more likely to survive the transition to adulthood with this method.

There are many natural substances that are effective for warding off unwanted visitors. Slugs stay away from marigolds and onions when they are planted in a garden. Insects can be deterred if you use wood ash instead of mulch around trees and shrub seedlings. These are proven methods without having to use harsh chemical pesticides.

Spectrum Pesticides

Don’t use broad-spectrum pesticides in the garden. Broad spectrum pesticides don’t only kill the offending pests, but the beneficial ones also. Useful insects are more sensitive to these pesticides than the pests, so by killing them, you could be growing your pest population. If you respond to the growing pest problem with more broad-spectrum pesticide, you only continue the harmful cycle.

TIP! You can use the wooden handles of your tools as measurement sticks. Tools that have long handles such as rakes, hoes and shovels can be used in place of a measuring stick.

Plant with fall season color in mind. That doesn’t have to be way it is though! The foliage of autumn makes for perhaps the most colorful season of the year. Maple trees produce yellow and red leaves, just like Beech and Dogwood trees. Also, when considering shrubs, try using cotoneaster, hydrangea, or barberry.

The warmth of the day can make vegetables soft, making them more prone to damage as you pick them. Also ensure that you use a tool to cut the vegetables off at the vine. If you just yank or twist the whole plant, it may become damaged.

Include your children in your efforts to organic horticulture. Growing a garden offers a unique learning experience, and you and your child can grow closer while growing healthy food for your family.

TIP! Use biennials and annuals to add color to your flower beds. These fast growth plants make flower beds vibrant, and they let you alter the appearance seasonally and annually.

Plant strawberries for your children. For kids, there are few things as fun as picking fruit fresh from the garden. Your children will be much more interesting in helping out if they know they’ll get to enjoy some tasty strawberries.

Whether you garden alone, or with friends or family, these tips will be helpful to you. Apply the advice from this article to help you enhance your gardening abilities, and your love for this rewarding hobby will be sure to shine through.

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Posted on Jul 15, 2017

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