Top 7 Gardening Tips for the beginner:

Muhammad Abu Bakar
4 min readJul 31, 2021

Want to start a garden? Never gardened before? No problem, here are the tips to start your garden like a pro.

As a beginner, the first step is to decide what you want your garden to look like. Do you want it to be a vegetable garden, a garden full of colorful blooms, or a glorious herbs garden? Regardless of what type of garden you want, there are some gardening tips for beginners.

1. Choose the Right location:

To start a garden, choosing the right location is one of the essential things that decide your garden's success.

When deciding where to put your garden plot, it’s necessary to know if the area is full shady or full sunny. Because it will help you to understand which plants to place in that area.

2. Choose the Right plant:

Now, move on to the amazing part; choosing the right plants. It’s important to choose plants that match your growing condition. This means putting sun-loving plants in the sunniest area and shade-loving plants in shady locations. One of the essential gardening tips for beginners is to avoid going to a local nursery and buying everything that catches their eye.

Choosing plants

First, you should know the condition of your garden soil what if it’s able to grow these plants or flowers that are you picking.

You can check your soil by either digging some out to see whether it has a sandy or clay-like texture.

And buy everything accordingly to your soil condition.

3. Improve your soil condition:

The success of your garden depends on the soil for stability, drainage, and nutrients. To grow your garden best, start with the well-drained, sandy loan and organic matter as possible.

You have a few choices when it comes to improving your garden soil. You can take the easy path to buy peat moss, compost, or some other material to add them straight to your garden. Doing so will make your gardening easy but it will cost a lot.

Garden Soil

4. Organizing the garden:

This is one of the most important tips for beginners to ensure their garden looks beautiful. You must analyze where each plant will be placed. If your younger plants are placed too close to each other, they won’t be able to grow sufficiently.

They may become prone to some disease or, in some cases, simply wither away. Therefore, to know where you have planted your plant, it’s good to label them. It’s a tedious process and takes a few minutes, but there is beauty in details.

It will help you to take care of your garden easily. Plants are just like children’s they need the same affection and love to grow.

5. Tools for gardening:

To make your gardening easy you need to use some essential gardening tools that will help throughout your gardening life.

Gardening Tools

A basic gardening toolkit should include a transplanter with measuring marks, a hand trowel, a cultivator, pruning shears, and a pair of gloves to protect your hand from thorns.

Using these tools will make your gardening life effortless.

6. Stay close to water:

One of the fine gardening tips you may get is to place your new garden near a water source.

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Make sure you could run a hose to your garden area, so you don’t have to lug water into it whenever your plants get thirsty.

7. Feed and water plants: knowing how and when to water our plants is the difference between dying and living.

Generally, water the root ball rather than the leaves, as the roots soak up the water.

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Feeding is also an important part generally you should be looking at feeding every fortnight throughout the whole season (that’s summer and spring).

Although you may feed extra if growing in containers.

Conclusion: plants are well grown in a suitable and proper environment. The importance of plants cannot be denied for a clean and healthy environment as it provides fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, and fresh oxygen.

Happy Gardening

In last, Plants are just like children. They also need the same affection and love while growing. So keep growing your plants with extra care.

Happy Gardening!

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Muhammad Abu Bakar

Abu Bakar is a freelance content writer. He is also a student of Software Engineering. He aims to serve people with his writing.