Why a Flower Bed Should Look Bare When You First Plant It

 


Article by: Heather Rhoades

It is probably one of the most common new gardener mistakes. It is even a mistake that, in their excitement to have a beautiful yard, , Bring the Smell of Nature into Your Home with These Fragrant Flowers seasoned gardeners make. That mistake is planting a new flower , Patented Plants bed with too many plants , Flower Garden in Urban Environment that are too close together.

A new flower , Patented Plants bed should have lots of bare ground. In fact, there should be enough bare ground between the plants , How to Pick Up the Most Necessary Gardening Tools? that you can walk easily between them. Unfortunately this creates a flower , Rugosa Roses - Fragrant, Tough and Handsome Shrub Roses bed that looks nothing like the flower , Gardening for Birds Part 2 beds you see in gardening , This Fall, Give Your Trees Some TLC books and magazines.

Gardening is twenty-five percent work, twenty-five percent love and fifty percent patience. We lovingly plant , Butterfly House in the Flower Garden the garden , Flower s with our own bare hands, often times with little or no mechanical help. When we finish with our new masterpiece of a flower , Soils, the Natural Solution bed, we want it to look like the masterpiece we envision. But Mother Nature , Porch Swing Places: Where to Put a Porch Swing has never been a speedy sort of spirit, and if you try to hurry her up, she will punish you.

It is best to think of your flower , Slugging It Out In The Trenches bed like a child. When you plant , Lawn Disease And What To Do About It it, you need to give your flower , A Smoke Bush Unlike Any Other bed room , A Home Garden Ė Fun for the Whole Family to grow , Theme Gardens and develop. Just like children, if you try too hard to give it a personality too fast, your flower , Porch Swing Places: Where to Put a Porch Swing bed will rebel rather quickly. Instead of the masterpiece you thought you were planting, you will end up with an overwhelming jungle that will either be more work than it should be or the entire flower , Rugosa Roses - Fragrant, Tough and Handsome Shrub Roses bed will need to be dug up and replanted.

Fortunately, flower , Growing A Brush Cherry Bonsai In Your Garden beds do not need 18 years to "grow-up". It takes about three to five years to develop a good, healthy , Lawn Disease And What To Do About It and, more importantly, nice looking flower , What You Need To Know About Pruning Bonsai Trees bed. By the fifth year, you can expect that your flower , Patented Plants bed will have filled in nicely without crowding each other.

So how do you make sure your flower , What You Need To Know About Pruning Bonsai Trees bed gets planted correctly?

First, when planting your flower , Wicker Patio Furniture or Teak Patio Furniture is Great in a Gazebo bed, make sure that the plants , Lawn Disease And What To Do About It have been planted at least one and a half to two times the plant's recommended spacing. Yes, the tags are helpful, but remember, the nursery that sold them to you is in the business of making money if you buy more plants. , Colorado Blue Spruce And Lush Red Roses By putting only the barest minimum spacing required for a plant , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening for Beginners (part 19) Soil Based on the tag, they will be able to convince you to buy more plants. , Three Tips for a Better and Cheaper Lawn Extra spacing will allow the plants , Bring the Smell of Nature into Your Home with These Fragrant Flowers good breathing room , Colorado Blue Spruce And Lush Red Roses without tripping over each other in only a year or two.

Second, plan , Patented ts out your flower , Gardens bed before you put the plants , Need Landscape Design Help? This is The Time to Plan for Spring in the ground. Lay all your plants , Lawn Disease And What To Do About It out on top of the ground before you even think about digging a single hole. Once you have the plants , Starting Seedlings Indoors all laid out, step back and look at the bed. , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World! Does everything look right? Is everything spaced right? If not move your plants , The Garden Beckons accordingly, then step back and look again. A few minutes of quiet contemplation at this stage will save , Colorado Blue Spruce And Lush Red Roses your hours of back breaking work in a few years.

Third and most important, use your imagination. Imagination is a gardener's best tool. , Teak Patio Furniture Will Dress Up Your Patio Imagine your plants , Flower Garden in Urban Environment as they will look five years from now. Imagine your plants , Asian Lily Beetles - A New Garden Threat will have spread to be 10 times bigger than they are now. Picture them at their full height. At these sizes, will they still have breathing room , Teak Patio Furniture Will Dress Up Your Patio or would they be on top of each other? Space again if you imagine they will be too close.

At this point, you are ready to dig the holes for your new plants. , Landscaping - Put A Pond in Your Back Yard And the best indicator of whether or not a new flower , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World! bed is planted correctly is if you look at the bed , Wrought Iron Patio Furniture is Easy to Clean for Summer and say "It just looks too empty." If that's how your flower , Gardens bed looks, than your new flower , Slugging It Out In The Trenches bed is probably planted just right.

So kick back and relax and just keep on relaxing. For just a few years' worth of patience, you will have years and years of beauty to enjoy with very little work.
This article was written by Heather Rhoades and was sponsored by Gardeningknowhow.com . Reproductions of this article are encouraged but must include a live link back to http://www.gardeningknowhow.com

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