The availability of locally available materials makes gardening a very simple and highly affordable undertaking. Yet most of us put it off to a future date and never a single day to get started. Well, you can now start it today after reading this article and learning how these ideas can be turned from theory to practice.
We all love pumpkins but it is the idea of growing them that proves to be a challenge .For the pumpkin pie lovers, all that you need to do to grow them in your garden is first to know that pumpkin plants are climbers. So, you would naturally need to construct trellis. The vines twirl on the trellis, so you would better watch them to ensure they are in place. This is a grand idea have the advantages such as:
- The pumpkins do not get blemishes as they are off the ground
- They create space on the ground
- Even growth size
For the lovers of herbs, you can now own your herb garden. What you need is just a wooden box or better still, a wine crate. They are then filled with soil followed by planting the seeds. The box or wine crates are best placed in a raised position as opposed to ground location.
The aim is to keep the pests at bay. They should however not be raised too high, otherwise this would make it difficult to water or harvest them when they are mature.
Indoor Seedlings In Shells
Did you know that eggshells can actually be growing some of your plants indoors? When the weather gets worse in winter for instance, some garden plants may not survive the harsh weather.
If you can improvise the eggshells by turning them into mini-pots, they can be placed strategically on the windowsill for the plants to obtain light and grow. The shells themselves have nutrients in them which could benefit your plants.
If you want to be ecologically friendly, this would be a good starting point.
Herb Markers For Plant Naming
Herbs can be confusing in terms of names. To help in the identification, all you need to do is to collect a few stones and mark names on them and afterwards place them next o to the respective plants. This adds beauty to your garden. This painting part on the stones is fun, practical and takes very little of your time. You would really want to give it a try, won’t you?
Garden Rubbish To The Rescue
Wastes like tins can be turned into amazing lighting objects. All you need to do is remove any paper in the tin. Then fill it with water before freezing it. The next thing is to nail the tin in any design and then finally allow the melted water to drain. The resultant tea lights would make your garden a sight to behold.
Don’t Throw Away Your Old Furniture
Your outdoor area can be transformed overnight if you have old furniture lying idle in your compound. Old cabinets for instance can be filled with soil and then placed on top of each other in a cascading position. You will then plant seeds in them to give a highlight to your garden.
Sunflower Plants In Your Garden
The idea of a sunflower garden seems far fetched, yet it can be turned to reality. We know how gigantic the sunflower plants can grow but this is exactly what you should be aiming at.
Beneath the bright yellow heads and leaning stems, you will find a haven to read a novel or just relax. The flowers are easy to grow and are far less demanding in terms of soil and fertilizer. You only need some liquid fertilizer and a pot of soil.
Instead of getting accustomed to gardens on the ground, you only need an old table with a sufficient support and balance. A tree with a few strong branches is that you need.
As can be seen from above, there are many ideas which can be help transform your garden to a sight to behold in simple and inexpensive ways. It’s also very practical to say the least.