20 Unbreakable Rules for Becoming a Real Gardener


| 10/29/2019 5:05:00 PM


Ricardo ElisiárioSometimes we think of ourselves as gardeners, good ones; other times, we are too doubtful about our knowledge and skill to even publicly disclose our hobby. Here follows a list of 20 simple tips that’ll make your gardening practice something to be proud of — bragging allowed!

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Have Your Garden as Organic as You Can

Why add chemical fertilizers, weed killers or pesticides when you can reap roughly as much by using none of those hazardous products that threaten your health and the life inherent to your garden’s earth?

Start with Easier Veggies and Flowers

Not everyone is born with a flair for plant care or a thumb already tinted green, so you better find easier alternatives to the plants you’d otherwise ambitiously try to start in your backyard.

Find the Most Suitable Spot for Each One

Some like the full sun of 30 degrees C (86 F) while others prefer shielding from such intense heat. A plant will never adapt all that well to a place that’s not theirs by right, so be conscious of this aspect to keep consequences to a minimum.



If You Don’t Have a Spot, Create It

Living in a third floor that has only 10-square-meters of balcony is no excuse to have you stuck without giving gardening a true chance. If you don’t have soil, you can also get pots and a bag of substrate in your trip to buy the first seeds. Get your hands dirty already!



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