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Are you new to gardening? Here are some tips for beginners to grow and maintain their own garden

For all those who want to begin gardening, be it as a hobby, a way to burn some calories or for the aesthetics, we’ve got something for you.

The beginners’ guide to gardening.

  • Type

Get an idea of what your garden will bear, whether it is flowers, fruits, vegetables, herbs or something else. But always start small to get a hang of it.

  • Location

Pick a space for your garden which gets adequate sunlight depending on the type of garden you plan to have.

  • Improve the soil

Add a 2 to 3-inch layer of organic compost, decayed leaves, dry grass clippings, or old manure to the soil. If you do not want to dig the soil, just leave the organic matter on the surface and it will work its way into the soil in a few months.

  • Water

Make sure the seedlings never dry out. Water the pot daily until their roots are established.

  • Tools

Buy a water can, a small spade to dig the soil and scissors to clear the weed.

So, there it is, your first guide to have your own garden.

Top Tip

Water early in the morning to avoid evaporation.