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Protect garden plants from the heat wave

4 ways to protect garden plants from the heat wave "96 degrees in the shade ... real heat!" Where are my third-world reggae fans? Even if you don’t know the song, I think you know what a heat wave is. Random hot weather and extreme temperature changes can cause a lot of stress and potential damage to your garden. Even plants that like warm climates are not big fans of sudden and drastic change. However, plants are more resilient than we often lend to plants! With some preventative and protective measures, your garden can easily escape from the heat wave with minimal impact. Read on to learn six ways to protect plants during a heat wave. We will talk about the steps to take when you see unusually hot temperatures in the weather forecast, and the best practices for precautionary use throughout the year in your garden - plants that are highly tolerant of heat stress and drought in general. What temperature is "too hot" for plants? Different types of plants

Best fence ideas in your home garden

 Choose the best garden fence Most gardeners eventually have hot encounters with unwanted wildlife. The best and kindest solution is to get rid of them with the right kind of barrier. A good farm dog can be a great help, and repellents and scare devices sometimes work for some animals, but you can not beat well-selected garden fences for reliable long-term, 24-hour protection. Assessing your needs While the primary purpose of the fence is to prevent animal pests, you can not choose the best garden fence until you know what they are. The eight most common wildlife pests in the gardens (alphabetically) are deer, porcupines (woodpeckers), pocket gophers, rabbits, raccoons, skunks, squirrels, and walruses. Note that this list does not include opossums and moles. Neither species directly damages garden crops, and both feed adequately on pests. To help you identify which animal (or animal) is naughty in your garden, do you match the evidence you see with descriptions of the damag

Keep in mind when using beneficial insects

When using beneficial insects As an organic gardener, I learned that not all pests are pests. Many types of pests are considered beneficial to our lawns and gardens. They help eliminate the bugs that damage all of our hard work. The use of these beneficial insects is a form of biological control or the use of other organisms to control pests that are harmful to our trees, shrubs, lawns, and gardens. Simply put, good insects eat bad insects. There are many reasons why you should consider this method of controlling garden pests naturally. Why Use Beneficial Insects When I eliminate the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides, I do not have to worry about biting my home-grown tomatoes, cucumbers, and other garden fruits and vegetables. Numerous researchers point out that these chemicals are responsible for headaches, nausea, and other ailments, including long-term effects such as cancer and birth defects. When you spray chemical pesticides on your plants, you are doing more

Which will keep the plants flowering for a long time

9 Tips & Tricks, which will keep the plants flowering for a long time Flowers should bring joy and beauty to your surroundings with their jewelry colors and enchanting fragrance. Flowers in the cold season put on a good display in the spring, and then again in some cases in the fall. Gentle plants survive only in summer. Use the following tricks to keep your garden in a continuous flower scene from early spring until late autumn. 1. Start with healthy seedlings Early growth affects the performance of flowering plants. Spindly plants with weak or elongated stems often indicate light or water pressure in their early days. No matter how much loving kindness you shower they may fail to thrive. They can run fast throughout their entire life cycle and begin to set seeds very quickly. In fact, seed production is one of the goals of flowering plants. The weaker ones get into the business faster without spending too much time and energy and without producing too many flowers. Wh

5 You do not always have to water the summer flowers

5 Summer Flowers You'll Hardly Ever Have to Water Weeding and watering are two of my favorite horticultural activities, especially in the summer. Complete mulch takes care of the first, but the second is to choose the right plants to cut. I like to drink, not swallow. In fact, any plant that I can not go a week without standing at the end of a pipe will experience a short and miserable life. Please understand, that I am talking about plants growing in the ground, not containers. With the exception of succulent plants, most plants that grow in pots need daily watering because they have little soil to grow in and the soil dries out quickly. With this, I present to you five flowers that, once installed, will only bloom with H2O levels throughout the summer. Give them plenty of suns and well-drained soil. 1 Blanket Flower (Gaillardia x grandiflora) If you live near the beach, blanket flowers will grow on the dunes in the pure sand. Hybrids have done a lot of work with them

4 Mistakes Gardeners Make Often

4 Mistakes Gardeners Make Often - How to Avoid Them! Today's article is about avoiding some of the common garden mistakes that new gardeners (and even senior gardeners) often make when starting the new growing season. There is no such thing as the expectation of planting and growing your own food. Especially if this is the first time! Planting a small seed, watching it grow, and creating something that will end up on your kitchen table will definitely cause a smile on your face. No matter how exciting the idea of ​​growing your own fruits and vegetables is, it can be very frustrating when everything does not go as planned. Sometimes, the rough garden period is out of our control. There may be storms damaging crops. Or the lack of rain or the rain never stopped. Of course, sometimes insects can create problems. But one thing that a gardener can control is to avoid the common dangers and mistakes that can cause plants to fail without outside help. With this in mind, here

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