A backyard garden serves plenty of functions; increasing your curb appeal is only just one of such features. A garden is also a place to spend your spare time and reap the reward in fresh fruits and vegetables. Your garden doesn’t need to be in the backyard; it could be at the front of the house.
Backyard gardens also serve entertainment functions; you could have dinner out there in the spring and summer months while watching the stars. There are plenty of hacks that will ensure that you grow the garden that is the envy of neighbors and your pride.
It doesn’t matter the size of your garden; these fun tasks will work for you, and you will be thrilled. These hacks are pretty simple; you might even end up kicking yourself for not knowing about it earlier:
Vertical farming that doesn’t drain your wallet
You will have heard about vertical farming and the fact that it is capital intensive. Fret not, you can easily have a vertical farm in your backyard, and all you need to get started is wood and soil. Using your fence as support, you are good to grow any vegetable of your choice, as long as it does not have a tap root system.
If your backyard garden has a calcium deficiency, you might not need to go and spend a fortune on fertilizer. If the land area is not huge, you could utilize a simple hack. Gather eggshells and grind it into a fine powder, spread the powder on the garden soil, and you are sure to have a calcium boost.
Grow roses right in potatoes
Romance doesn’t get better with flowers than the rose. With this simple DIY, you can begin to grow the much sought-after flower right in your garden. The good thing is, you can increase the rose right along with the staple potatoes. Just take a rose cutting on the potato, and you are ready to go.
Protect your plant
Has your garden been seeing plenty of rodent or bird activities? Then it lies on you to protect your plants; you can do this by constructing a wire gauze wrapped around the plant growth area. You could even make a cover for the plant too. Give your plant a fighting chance.