Though people love gardening, they frequently make mistakes which they feel they can be ignored. However, the mistakes really matter and if avoided they help in making a beautiful space either indoor or outdoor. This article provides you information with the most common mistakes made in gardening and helps you how to avoid them.
Choosing the wrong plant in the wrong season
The most common mistake made by people is that they do not select the right plant according to the season prevailing. Choosing of wrong plants in the wrong season ceases or stops their growth. Even though proper precautions have been taken wrong plants do not survive and die quickly.
Selecting small containers for large plants
A beginner in gardening finds the work challenging because of the minimum knowledge they have and hence commit mistakes. Selecting the right container should be a major concern while gardening. Before selecting the container check the plant for its growth level and the space it takes to grow. In case of large growing plants, select big containers. Else place them directly in the ground soil.
Destroying natural fertilizers
A few bugs that invade the plants act as natural fertilizers for plant growth and enrich the soil. Due to reasons people feel that bugs affect the growth rate they go to kill all the bugs present. The right things is to maintain them in limited amounts required for the good of plants and the soil.
Growing species that are non native
Plant species differ from country to country and within the countries in particular. Hence you should avoid growing plants that are non-native because they stop their growth and because of this, they cannot adapt to different climatic conditions recurring at new locations. Keep a watch on weather and select the right species accordingly before planting them.
Negligence in maintaining
After successful planting of the species, they have to be maintained properly and effectively in the absence of their maintenance makes the plants to degrade soon. Recycle the waste produced by disposing off them in an eco-friendly manner. Making a compost pile of containers makes more attractive where they disappear into the landscape.
Over crowding with plants
People generally believe that grouping of plants helps them to grow more effectively than when planted in small number. If grouping or over crowding of plants occurs, it affects the vegetation of the plants. Due to over crowding or grouping plants will get insufficient amount of nutrients, sunlight and air required for their growth which consequently affects the plant growth by stressing to plant diseases.
Lack of proper handling and maintenance
A particular plant has to be grown in a particular way for it to be productive because due to wrong approach and ineffective maintenance, plants degrade and die soon. Therefore, check for precautions and the right approaches before going for gardening.
The above article gives information regarding common gardening mistakes people make often.