Summer brings beauty and color to gardens as it is time to bloom and is also the busiest time forgardeners who indulge themselves keeping gardens save, beautiful and healthy. Summer brings some problems for gardens that must be catered through summer gardening tips to maintain charm and look of plants and flowers of garden.
Here are some essential summer gardening tips that help you maintain your garden and endow it a fresh look.
- Carefully water your garden
The first and foremost summer gardening tip is to water flowers and plants carefully as summer is the season full of humidity that causes lot of problems for gardens like fungus known as Pythium Blight that appears around the plants and kills perennial rye grasses in garden. One simple tip is to avoid watering after dark and to assure dryness of each plant as it reduces fungus fear for plants in summer.
- Proper pruning of plants
Proper pruning of garden in summer season helps your garden to look appealing and maintained. Don’t be afraid of pruning or trimming flowers, plants, shrubs and trees that require it. There exists a nasty tiny blight in summer time that is Fire Blight. It risks summer gardening as it attacks garden ornamentals especially to Crabapple trees, Apple trees, Pyracantha and Cotoneasters. One of the summer gardening tips is to burn out all the branches you prune out and dip your trimming devices in alcohol after each prune to avoid this deadly Fire Blight.
- Feeding and weeding plants in summer
Over feeding results pests and diseases in garden therefore take proper measures to feed plants in summer. Use water soluble fertilizers every week to ten days throughout summer and use high nitrogenous feed for garden in summer like Miracle Gro and high potassium feed. Also go on weeding your summer gardens before the weeds spread to endanger.
Follow these simple summer gardening tips and make your summer garden healthy and fresh.