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All you need to know about gardening

19 Enchanting DIY Fairy Garden Ideas for Your Backyard

Whether you create them in containers, flower beds, or at the base of a tree, fairy gardens make whimsical additions to your outdoor space. And they're so easy and fun, the whole family can get in on the magic. Once you've completed the DIY project, try some of our other landscaping ideas for spring.

Start With “Easy” Plants

“Growing vegetables is a fun introduction to gardening,” says Sullivan. They don’t take as long to grow, so if you make a mistake you won’t have wasted months and months of your time. Sunflowers are also a good option, since they grow quickly and tall, or try easy-to-grow ferns—both of these can be grown all across the United States.

How to grow your own garden

Work the Soil

Working the soil is essential to preparing new beds for sowing or planting because it allows roots to penetrate the soil more easily to access water and nutrients. There are two methods: tilling and digging.

Row Cropping

Place plants single file in rows at least 18 inches apart so you can walk easily between them. This approach makes the most sense for large vegetable gardens because rows make it easier to use mechanical equipment, such as tillers, to battle unwanted plants. The downside is that space set aside for footpaths cuts down on the number of vegetables you can plant.

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How to decorate your garden

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Eschscholzia (Californian Poppy)

If you are not a fan of watering then Eschscholzia make easy to grow plants for your garden. These colourful little annuals thrive in poor, dry soil and full sun so they are perfect for filling forgotten corners of the garden. Just scatter them where you want them to flower and let them take care of themselves. Each year they will set seed which will grow the following summer, creating effortless drifts of colour.

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Black-eyed Susan

A few black-eyed susans will add a vast amount of color to any garden. They provide bright yellow and orange blossoms and also make for great cut flowers.

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Wheat Celosia

This celosia can grow from 2 to 4 feet and comes in red, pink, or purple. The feathery blooms makes for a great cut flower arrangement, either fresh or dried. Avoid cold soil and shade for maximum wow factor.

Heroes Behind the Company

Learn about gardening with tropical plants, in greenhouses, protected garden spaces, indoors or in warmer climates. This is an entry-level course suitable for anyone new to horticultural study.

You will get to know a really huge number of useful gardening tips on how to make your garden better, how to decorate it with a natural swimming pool or handmade water fountain, and so on.

This course is intended for all the owners of the garden and those who are beginners in gardening.

Join us and create your gardening masterpiece right now!

Author

Christina Sowards

A founder of The Orch school courses

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