Garden maintenance

Garden maintenance in the winter months

Winter is the coldest season of the year, temporally occurs in the coldest months of the year, including December, January and February; in this period the time to enjoy the garden is not the best, but alternatively it is quite suitable for its maintenance. A very important pillar of gardening is the green lawn and its care includes simple operations such as aeration, i.e. the removal of the leaves with a wide-toothed rake that settle and prevent the soil from breathing, fertilization with gradual release fertilizer. , for proper nourishment, irrigation, usually not necessary but in case of drought it is good to irrigate avoiding the formation of stagnations, and finally the shaving, performed constantly and trying to keep the grass not too low,

Caring for the garden in the warmer months

Summer is the season where you can most enjoy the beautiful days, but it also represents a constant danger for your personal green space because it brings with it the heat and humidity that can harm lawns and plants. For this reason, greater attention and constant control is necessary, but it is also the right time to prune your plants and reap the fruits of previous sowing. The high temperatures together with the humidity, represent the ideal environment for the proliferation of parasites and fungi, in these situations it is important to identify the size of the colonies: if they are small they must be monitored, if instead there are many, it is necessary to intervene. For parasites it is advisable to use natural remedies, such as pepper spray on the leaf surface,

Additional techniques to be performed in summer maintenance

A summer peculiarity linked to the maintenance of the garden is the water supply, which must be performed at sunset, which is very important to maintain a correct humidity, which will prevent the occurrence of the risk of drought. Another widespread problem are weeds, which must be removed at the root so as not to allow them to rob the other plants of the daily nourishment, not to mention the unpleasant aesthetic effect, a further precaution is to perform this procedure after abundant rainfall, in relation to the tenderness of the earth below. Furthermore, the crops planted in pots can dry out earlier and instead the shrubs on the ground need plenty of water so that the roots can dig deep and avoid burning themselves with the heat.

Garden maintenance: Pruning, fertilizing and lawn that does not cut

Fertilizing the soil is another chapter in garden maintenance, it adequately provides the nutrients the soil needs to grow more luxuriantly. The most suitable fertilizers are manure, the so-called mulch, obtained from various organic substances such as cocoa husks, and finally compost or compost; for trees and shrubs, the spreading of peat and bark fragments around the stem is particularly suitable. Pruning is required to clean plant varieties and allow them to regenerate, for hedges it is only necessary to cut them according to the shape you prefer, instead flowering plants, climbers and roses must be deprived of dead parts; the lawn that is not cut is made up of species with short stems and thick leaves, it requires abundant irrigation but less manual effort.

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