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Maintaining Your Flowerbed

If there is one thing brings natural beauty to the garden, it is flowers. Garden’s and house owner take pride in taking care of their plants especially their flowers. Everyone wants the best for their flowerbed. Trying to keep their flower fresh and nice and making sure they grow up nice. Well, when doing so you will need to clean and maintain your flower bed for the plants to grow. Here are some tips for you to focus on keep your flower bed clean. 

Before you start cleaning your flowerbed, look at it from a landscaping point of view. You can’t just grow your flower everywhere as you wish because it will not bring the best out of both your flowers and your garden. Plan what colour flowers will work best and what should be at the back and what will look nicer at the front. Use appropriate tools to take care of your flower bed. Remove the weeds without damaging the flowers. You can add mulch to help avoid the growth of weed. They come in different colours like red covering and dark brown. Choose your weapons to deal with weed wisely. Using the wrong tools can damage existing plants and flowers. You will not want that to happen. Use the more easy to handle tools that are hand held to work on you flower beds. Other than the flowers, you will have bushes and shrubs in your flower garden to add variety and green to the colours. These bushes will grow out of hand and you should make sure to trim them to make them look neat and tidy just like your hair. Shrubs are like little tree and just like trees, leaves fall off. Make sure to clean up the leaves from underneath the bushes. Once you have done your basic cleaning of the garden. Add grass clipping to the bed which can also help avoid weed from growing. If you have the time and money get earthworms or night crawlers on your soil. They help keep your soil loose and easy to work with. Not to forget will with the nutrient in takes of the plants. Next sprinkle some water to make the soil a bit wet and once it is dried you can go ahead and add more plants if you want to.

Remember flowers are still plants – the sun is not the only thing they need to grow. Water is very important too. Water the flowers well and make sure you don’t flood the water bed in the process.

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