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Gardening with the app is much easier!

Mobile technologies are presented all of the spheres of our life. Our smartphone applications provide us with any information, you could imagine. Whether it’s a weather forecast or our favorite football team’s game date – you can check it in your phone anytime you want. Gardening is a sphere, that seems to be far from the internet technologies. It is more considered to be something more traditional, something, where the technologies come slowly. Of course, it’s a big mistake.

 

All of the experience, gathered from many farmers and people, who grow plants for their joy, is available in several mobile apps. Having downloaded them, you could probably know, when you should grow your plants, where and how you should do this. As a result, your farming may become much more successful with the help of some modern mobile solutions.

 

One of the universal tool for farming, provided for any of popular mobile platforms, is called GYO. It has got either free or a paid version, which includes different useful features for any farmer. For example, the application contains information, related to hundreds of different species of fruits and vegetable. It has also numerous tips and advises for people, who grow anything. And GYO’s interface is simple so that you don’t need to spend any time for getting acknowledged with it.

 

Farming applications are a new trend in modern agriculture. They can really bring much use for you, while being used. Check them out and grow your success!

Containers for your garden.. which one (Part I)?

Everyone, who does gardening meets the same problem: it’s a lack of containers and the difficulties with choosing the right one. However, there are thousands of different pots on the market, which can be used by you. They are made of different materials, which you need choosing from. Meet our advices, concerning the best ways of choosing containers for the garden.

 

Plastic

It’s probably the most universal material, which can also be used for making your garden pots. It’s cheap (so that you don’t pay more) and simple in usage. Most of these containers can serve you as long, as you need. However, there is such a serious disadvantage of this kind of pots, as its poor design. Most of them look really bad.

 

Clay

More traditional material for garden pots is clay. It looks attractive, especially if you draw it in various colors. However, clay is much less practical, than plastic. Experienced gardeners claim, that this material can suffer from temperature changes and become too dry with the time. So, changing of these pots is a little bit expensive.

 

Metal

You can use metal bucket as a pot, if you like. It can fit some big plant, whether it’s a bush or a tree. Metal can look attractively in your garden, either as it’s more practical – the only thing, you should be aware of, is rust. As you know, it’s the biggest enemy for the metal. And you can’t keep your pot dry, because you’ll need to water your plants.

Top gardening tips for the beginners

1.Track your plants

The experts in gardening advice to keep the ‘journal’ for plants you purchase and plant. After some period of time, having all of these records, you’ll be able to discover, where some particular species were purchased and how they were planted.

2.Take care of your shovel

Shovel is a main tool for any person, who is engaged in gardening. That’s why you should take care of it and cover it with some silicone spray – and the soil will slip off your shovel.

3.Foam instead of a ground

Some plants in pots can be lighter, than they are. You just need to replace the1/3th of the ground with  some package foam, for example. It would make your pot to weight much less.

4.Plant transportation must be quiet

Plants are very fragile, especially if you are going to transport them. You need to take care of the proper package for them in order to get it in a perfect condition.

The specialists advice to use ladder and put the plant pots between the steps of a ladder.

5.Some plants need isolation

There are some ‘aggressively growing’ plants, which can easily be spreaded all over the garden. In order to not let them occupy some new territories, you can plant them in a pot. Thus, it will limit the roots of a plant and won’t let it to create the group of such a plant.

There are much more tips for a newly-made gardener, that should be told about! We’ll discuss them in further articles.

Lengthening The Summer Season Way Into Winter

 

Over the past articles, focus has been put on different gardening ideas from the exotic to having pleasant animal life roaming about in your backyard. There are however specific climatic conditions that must be prevalent to be able to pull it off. On the contrary, just because you stay in temperate regions or areas where the weather is not particularly conducive doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy the pleasures that come with having a garden. A particularly challenging environment is snow. With a bit of skill and commitment however, one can grow plants regardless of how frosty it gets.

A method that has long been employed is using floating row covers. In this case a clear plastic sheet is pulled over columns of crops. This allows the average gardener to lengthen the summer season as crops can be grown well into winter. Employing floating row covers helps to heat up the soil as they absorb the sunlight during the day. In addition, when night time comes, they will offer protection to your plants preventing frost and freezing of the roots and stem. Given that they are cheap and effective, row covers provide a comprehensive and affordable way of keeping your garden going even in the winter season.

Another long used alternative is a greenhouse. These offer a more permanent albeit costly manner to shield your crops from the elements. While the option to build one’s own greenhouse exists, it is usually time consuming and easy to get wrong. Regardless, a greenhouse is great as it maintains an artificial ecosystem which precludes whatever harsh conditions might prevail on the outside. In places where sunlight is not as effective or available, small heating units can be used to regulate the temperature to the optimum desired level.

If the external environment is absolutely impossible the next best thing is to try indoor gardening. Especially small plants and herbs can thrive within the house. You can use pot plants as a good way to dot your plants in and around the house. For a more extensive gardening experience, particularly growing vegetables, a basement can be utilized. Any room with a window facing the sunrise can come in handy in nurturing your plants with all the necessary elements.

However you wish to lengthen your summer season remember to input patience and commitment to get the best results.

Enjoying Your Garden With The Little Ones

So you are an avid gardener with years under your belt or you’ve just discovered the joys that come with working the land. The only thing better than the peace and serenity of this activity, possibly, is sharing it with the people who matter in your life. Many gardeners who enjoy their passion, are keen to have others experience it as well. This can be a challenge, particularly with children. However, given the many unhealthy pastimes out there like violent video games, drugs and whatever else kids get up to, it may be a good idea to try and introduce your children to gardening too. It is a great physical activity that brings bonding opportunities as well as learning experiences to growing individuals.

The first thing to note is that, save for the odd exception, most children will have an inherent interest in gardening. The prospect of playing with mud and water is often irresistible, particularly to the tiny tots. To complement this, always try to give your kids engaging tasks. It is important to supervise them and make sure that they don’t injure themselves while at it. Failing to strategically give the young ones interesting activities in the garden will result in them getting bored in no time.

Another thing to consider is the time that you spend in the garden. While it may be blissful for you to spend half the day tending to your plants and hedge rows, children usually have rather short attention spans. The younger the child the shorter that span will be. As such, especially when starting out, try to limit the amount of time that the kids have to be in the garden. They will be more engaged and also have more fun at it, before they decide to move on to the next thing.

Even though the young ones usually require a healthy amount of supervision and assistance, children generally enjoy their freedom and will seek out autonomy where possible. To avoid stifling their creativity and disengaging them, allow for your kids to have their own space and tools to work with. The feeling of independence will encourage them, and set them up for a great sense of achievement.

Whichever route you end up settling on, remember to stay safe and remain of good cheer. The idea is to enjoy the experience and not necessarily groom little landscaping Picassos.