garden maintenance

6 Garden Maintenance Tricks you need to know

2.Know Your Soil

as you know many soil types have many watering needs. Nevertheless, you don’t need to be a soil specialist to know how to water accurately. The tips below are presented by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service:

get your soil around plants to loosen so it can instantly consume water and nutrients.
you can use up to 2-inches protective layer of mulch on the surface of your soil above the root area. Mulching and Cultivating decrease evaporation and soil erosion.

?Worm Castings are the rich digested soil that red wiggler worms drop behind. Savvy landscapers know them to be chock-packed of organic plant meals, plus useful microbes — as many as 10 thousand different kinds — that support plant growth and assist fight off disease.

for Clay soil: you can simply add organic material such as compost or peat moss. to help loosen the soil you can simply Till or spade. as you know, clay soil absorbs water very slowly, please water only as fast as your soil absorbs the water.

Sandy soil: simply add organic material to supplement sandy soil. Otherwise, the water can run into it so fast that plants won’t be able to consume it.

Loam soil: our favorite kind of soil. It’s a mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Loam consumes water readily and stores it for plants to use.