With the days getting longer and the weather warming up that can only mean one thing, gardening season is officially here but the big question is what types of projects should you be starting first to improve the curb appeal of your ATX home?
In this article we will provide you with simple gardening tips you can use to beautify the landscaping surrounding your property and give it the look that you’ve been dreaming about.
Step #1 – Start with A Property Clean Up
If it’s been a while since you’ve cleaned up your Austin property, spend at least a few hours mowing and trimming your grass then removing the weeds from your flower beds. This will make the process of getting started with the gardening so much easier if you don’t have a mess to clean up while you’re gardening.
Step #2 – Plant New Flowers in Your Flower Beds
Now comes the fun part, planting flowers in your flower beds. Since we live in a warm climate you will want to choose flowers that will do well even on those days when it’s 90 to 100 degrees outside.
Thankfully, there are a wide variety of flowers that you can plant in your flower beds:
Zinnias: It is a warm climate plant. Here in Texas the Zinnias are pretty popular. …
Lantana: The Lantana plant is a perennial flowering plant. …
Firebush: The Firebush plant is a green plant with red flowers. …
Hibiscus: the flare Hibiscus is a beautiful plant with hot pink or maroon flowers.
Source – Greenearthtx.com
Step #3 – Fertilize as You Plant
One of the best things that you can do for your garden is to fertilize as you plant because, you want to give the plants nutrients that they can feed on as they grow.
Thankfully, there are a ton of excellent commercially available fertilizers at stores like Walmart and Home Depot. One of the most conventional fertilizers that you might want to try is Miracle Grow All Purpose Fertilizer or Jobe’s Organic Bone Meal Fertilizer.
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