Does gardening make you feel happier? If so, then you’re already enjoying one of the many benefits of doing some work in the garden.
Whether you’re planting and taking care of vegetables or a variety of blooms, gardening is an activity that allows us to leave much of the stress in our lives behind and focus on growing things with our hands.
The arrival of summer, however, means more challenges for you and your garden. While you can keep cool outdoors with a residential patio misting system, your plants are bound to take more heat, quite literally.
Nevertheless, the summer is still a good season for gardening despite the rising temperatures. Here are some tips that will help make it so.
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Used coffee grounds offer many benefits to plants, flowers, and vegetables—improving water retention, drainage, and soil aeration are at the top of that list. Coffee grounds also allow certain beneficial microorganisms to thrive and attract earthworms, which are a garden’s best friend.
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Originally Published on Fracture Paradigm
Here are fifteen easy ways to assure you will have a plentiful supply of pollinators all season long. It’s not too soon or late to start planning. Pinterest friendly, so spread the word! 😉
Be Eco: Join the Green and Share the Love!
By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)
Originally posted on Gardening Know How
While there are many repellents on the market aimed at keeping these animals at bay, there are no sure-fire results, as each cat responds to repellents differently. Let’s look at how to keep cats out of the yard and how to keep cats out of my garden soil.
How to Keep Cats Out of My Garden Soil
It’s no secret – cats are unpredictable and extremely territorial, so keeping cats out of garden areas can be a bit tricky. They mark their territory by depositing pheromones from scent glands (urinating or otherwise), and will continue to visit as long as their scent remains. Therefore, if an area of your garden has been frequented by a cat, the first thing you must do to keep cats out of the yard is remove any feces along with some of the soil.
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Article & Pictures originally from Gentle World
These gardening tips will help your plants survive the summer months, any time you’re facing a drought or a long spell of hot weather. Like our other vegan garden tips, they are simple, straightforward and easy to put into practice. Continue reading “Gardening Tips for Hot Weather”