Show off your large plants, shrubs and trees, by using interesting shapes and bright, beautiful colors for Verandahs in Adelaide. For gardening on your balcony, consider how your garden looks from inside your house.
Buy trees and shrubs that not only bloom in the spring but also display wonderful fall colors. In climates that are cold, move your container garden indoors or line containers with builders foam and set your plants in them.
White spruce has beautiful gray-green dense needles that add interest and are very soft. At maturity, they reach heights of up to eight feet and have beautiful balconies to watch.
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- Ornamental sweet potatoes are a light colored vine that grow over the pot edge and look wonderful with darker plants in your Verandahs Adelaide.
- Use ornamental grasses in the background for a graceful, interesting look.
- Once you have all your new plants arranged on your balcony, follow the maintenance tips on the label of the plant, to keep them healthy and beautiful.
- Container gardening is the same as traditional plant and flower gardening, as they require water, soil and sun.
- Purchase a hose that attaches to your kitchen sink because this makes watering your balcony plants far easier than carting pails of water outside.
Plants in containers dry out far quicker than plants do outdoors, in the ground. Check each plant daily to see if it requires watering. Use fertiliser monthly or check the label to see the recommendations and follow them. Weeding is usually not a problem with balcony gardens. The last two tips for gardening on your balcony are to remove any dead or yellowing growth and sit back, relax and enjoy your garden.
Choosing the right container is very important for you and your plants. You will want to choose a pot that is complementary to your home or outside patio and you also want to meet the needs of the plants. Cedar and redwood containers are rot resistant while other woods will rot. If you do choose to use wood pots make sure that they are not treated with harmful chemicals that will be detrimental to your plants. Do not use plastic pots in the sun; they will fall apart very quickly. Terra Cotta containers do not do well in the sunlight. They dry out quickly and have a tendency to crack and break. The best pots to use for your container garden on the patio are glazed ceramic pots. These are pretty and colorful but make sure there are plenty of drainage holes.
When a plant is in a container it only has a small amount of soil to draw nutrients from so you will have to give it a little help to Verandahs in Adelaide. To be consistent it is advised to fertilise on every other watering. Don’t just use one fertiliser a mix of nutrients will keep your plants happy and healthy.
This post is originally posted on localbusinessau.org, re-published with permission.