The flowers are an important part of any gardener’s daily routine, but a flower bed can be a daunting task.
Here’s how to get started with your first bloom.
Prepare your garden: Gardeners should have a plan to keep everything organized and neat.
You can start with a few simple items, such as a soil mix or a small compost pile.
Then you can add plants, which can be purchased at your local garden centre.
They can be plants such as the chrysanthemum, the petunia or the rhododendron, or more unusual plants such the dahlia or jasmine.
The key is to make sure you don’t leave any things uncollected or unshelved, such a garden basket, potting soil, a towel or any other items you may have left in the garage.
You might also want to include a garden tray or container with flowers to help attract insects.
Plan for pests: In addition to your plants, you’ll want to make some effort to protect your garden.
There are a few things to consider, such how much moisture your plants will need, how long they can stay in the shade and if they should be watered.
It’s important to have some sort of sprinkler system installed in your garden, such the watering system from a water tank, garden hose or a lawn sprinkler.
Some garden centres offer pest control products, which are usually sold at a reduced price.
If you do decide to purchase a pest control product, make sure it’s approved for your area and its approved for pets.
Protect the plants: Garden centres will also recommend the best way to remove the plants from the garden.
Some plant care advice can be found in the Australian Gardening Guide.
You should remove the plant as soon as possible, but this doesn’t mean you can’t take care of the plant after it’s gone.
It may take a few days for the plant to regrow and look a bit healthier, but you may also be able to remove it by spraying it with water, using a soil brush or compost, or by soaking the soil for a few minutes.
You’ll also want some help removing the leaves from the plant, so make sure they’re cleaned thoroughly and then dried.
Some gardening centres offer an annual or monthly schedule for plants, and they’re also a good place to check the condition of the plants after they’ve been put out.
Find a garden supplier: If you’re looking for a particular garden, you can also visit your local supermarket or garden centre and buy products to help keep the plants healthy.
The most popular products in this category are a pest-free herbicide, a weed-killer or an insect repellent.
Find out where the plants grow: If your garden has a lot of plants, such an area of your garden could be the perfect place to start.
You could also consider adding some plants to the mix to see what they do and how well they grow.
Look for plants that grow on the edges of your lot and take them out every so often.
If your lot is big, you could even try to grow the plants in the backyards of your neighbours.
For those with larger gardens, you may need to look for plants with a more compact growing structure.
You may also want plants that are easier to remove and plant if you’ve neglected them before.
You need to be very careful with what you plant, as there are a lot more pests than just your own plants.
Keep it up to date: Once you’ve started to plant your first crop, you might be surprised at how many weeds you’ll have to get rid of.
It might be easier to keep an eye on them through the year.
Look out for pests in the autumn, and when you have more flowers to plant, you will need to watch for new pests.
It can be tough to remove unwanted pests from a garden, so you might want to be more careful than usual and make sure your garden is well-maintained.
You will also need to make a pest management plan for your garden before planting the next crop.
If that plan is completed correctly, it can save your garden a lot over time.
The information on this page is for information purposes only.
It is not meant to replace professional advice.
You shouldn’t treat or harm a plant, plant pests or otherwise harm any plant.
If the advice is useful to you, please give it a try and let us know what you think.
For more information on garden pests, you should read: What is a garden pest?.