Gardening is gardening and it doesn’t changes with the locations. Is this what you think too? There was a time when I use to think the same but undeniably I was wrong. Climate and weather conditions have massive influence on your style of gardening and they leave you with different set of options when it comes to installing right kind of plants and flowers in your garden.
There is no denying to the fact that the tasks that comprise of in building perfect and magnificent gardens are countless. Starting from the cultivation to regular maintenance and watering is required. On the top of that, personal care has to be given to the plants depending upon the climatic conditions. This is a challenging task and require wholesome of your efforts and labor.
Northern California is fashioned with Mediterranean Climate along the coasts and island areas, which directly translates that the options in foliage and plantation are limited. At the same time the alpine are cooler in temperature so it will require different type of cultivation. Creating a home garden in Northern California is very taxing and you will have to take care of countless factors.
I would like to enlighten you guys with some of the ideas of taking care of your garden. Here you go:
The prime need of every flower and plant is sufficient quantity of water that fulfills all its needs. You have to ensure that you are watering the plants probably in the morning time. Well, now you must be thinking about the reason behind it. Well, the water when reaches the roots, they get moistened. To soak all the moisture, plants have few hours before the hot sun shows right up your head. The layer of mulch keeps the water from evaporating and ensuring that the plant is getting every possible nutrient from the water that is mandatory.
Smart Pick in Herbs:
Some plants have the tendency to grow instantly whereas others take their time to root out. If you have a garden then it is highly recommended to you to plant herbs like cilantro as these types of herbs grow quickly. These are the herbs for the summer season when they can grow perfectly. In order to keep the plant full and bushy, you just have to pinch out the flower. There are some other types of plants that can also be cultivated and that ensure instant growth: Thyme, Sage, Oregano, etc.
Abandoning Wild Thieves:
Wildlife thieves such as birds and squirrels are more than glad to share your cropping. You have to cover the fruiting trees with bird nets or floating row covers in order to abandon these birds to destroy your crop. These stunts can always limit the visitation and reach of birds and squirrels. You just have to ensure that the net or covers are firmly attached to the trees so that you leave no space for them to tarnish your efforts of saving your crop.
Extra Watering Requisites:
There are some of the plants that require continual watering and for those crops in your garden; you don’t have to wait for downpour. Although, monsoons are the best seasons to crop such plants yet you can make them happen in other months of the year. You can use huge containers filled with water plus supplements such as succulent and perennials that can get the task done in less. These fulfill the water requirement of a plant and you also don’t have to fashion them with large quantity of water on continuous basis.
When you view the white powdery substance stacked up on the leaf, it means that your garden has sheltered a fungal disease. Most susceptible plants for these diseases are rose, cucumber, strawberries, zucchini, etc. Neem and jojoba oil is the solution of these bugs. You must also not water plants late in the day as the probability of catching such diseases increases on watering them late hour of the day. It will be further recommended that if the plant is completely ruined with the fungal then you must instantly destroy it and save other crops from getting infected.