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Create Unique Flower Garden

By Shirley Mike

All the things in life like the beauty, contemplation, play and rest can be experienced in a flower garden. No matter about the status, space, and time etc, a flower garden should be designed beautifully and creatively. Though you may face challenges in your first setting up of the garden, gradually you will get the experience and see your garden blooming. In this article you will be able to know the basic of gardening about how to start gardening by giving scope to your creativity and getting closer to nature while you experience some new growth.

Given below are some important tips that you need to know on how to begin gardening and creating a vibrant flower garden. Beginning with the choosing of the spot, soil preparing, choosing flowers, planning and designing the garden and flower planting are the steps you need to know.

Steps on how to begin flowerbed

Location hunting

It is better if you choose a place full of direct sunlight for the whole day or half day minimum. The site should be flat because it is convenient to work on it. A little bit of slope too should be fine, but a steep hill for a beginner is not ideal for a flower garden because it has lot of problems and is unmanageable.

Cleaning the area

If the area has any unwanted growth like weeds or grass, make sure you clean it thoroughly and methodically, so it does not pose any problem in gardening and give good results with the flower gardening. The task of removing unwanted growth can also be done by hand or you can use a sod cutter. Another option is smothering the soil with newspaper and the cardboard and use herbicide or mulch to cover it.

Soil Preparation

Now you have to learn how to prepare the soil. The soil must be loosened first, then add organic matter to it. The organic matter should comprise of decomposed matter like the compost, rotten leaves, matured manure, some mushroom soil and any material that you can buy from the stores at low cost, even the trash can be used. You will also need some earthworms, fungi etc, to provide nutrition to the roots of plant and help grow them healthy.

Garden Size

If you are a beginner, then the area of the garden should be small as it is quite manageable and well contained, while you plan to design a garden, big size is not necessary. The smaller size makes you deal with it in an efficient and successful manner. Later you can grow the garden size according to your success rate and the availability of space for creating a vibrant garden.

After the initial preparations, choose the flowers of your choice, then the garden design and the color that would suit you and how it should originate.

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