Simple and Lovely Way to grow Potatoes in Garden Bags

wb-har02-cpp0cMany people love to grow potatoes along with many other kinds of vegetables in their household area. Apart from them, farmers also are keen on growing potatoes as it does not cost much effort and money. Digging these potatoes, however, can be quite a challenging job. While the farmers fetch the potatoes, the main problem they face is to clearly uproot those from the ground. There is another easy way, however, to fetch potatoes. Not just fetching, one can even grow potatoes in bags. Since the cost is much lower, it is a great way to grow potatoes.

  1. Preparation of the Potatoes

Buying seed potatoes is a must thing to do as the older ones may carry diseases. Cut the large potatoes into two slices. Then place those in direct sunlight and wait for those to grow shoots.

  1. Selecting Proper Bags

Undoubtedly, plastic or cloth bags are always the best option for growing potatoes. Paper bags, in general, might tear when those become wet. It can be avoided though by using paper bags with a plastic lining. It is still risky though. The size, generally, do not matter. It is advisable, however, to use a little bit bigger bag. A big sized bag allows the potatoes, some extra space to spread. The small sized bag, on the other hand, has the tendency to dry out soon.

  1. Planting Procedure

One should depend upon the garden bags, filled with fertilized mixture. One can either opt for organic one or add his own ingredients. One needs to add almost 15 cm to the bag’s bottom and place the potatoes. It’s better to add 2-3 seeds inside one bag.

  1. Taking Care of the Potatoes

Add some more potting mixture to reach the level of the new tops, without covering up the leaves. This can be repeated until the soil level reaches almost 5 cm from the bag’s top. Add water as required. Then one needs to wait for the seeds to grow.

It is advisable to add some sprinkles of Neem powder or as granule, every time the plotting mixture is added. Neem helps the crops to prevent the infection or damages caused by the insects.


How to Keep your Garden in Top Shape with Garden Accessories

The winter might have meant snow, ice or even hail storms for your house and garden. Inevitably, as the winter gives way to the spring, our garden gets in dire need to be cleaned so that you can actually take advantage of spring and actually get your vegetable bed going! However, this requires a thorough spring cleaning first! Let’s get a checklist ready for jobs to be done.

Eliminating Debris Using Garden Bags

Most of the times, winter might have left a devastating effect on the trees of your garden! The first thing one need to do is clean up all the scattered sticks and fallen branches. Sometimes the town has a lawn debris pickup man appointed who can pick up the debris from the house or they have a certain location for you to collect in garden bags and leave it there. If not available, one can always hire a wood-chipper and get the job done!

Feed your garden with Fertilizers

Post winter, the garden soil does need nourishment so that it in turn feeds the plants and keep them well nourished! Last year fallen leaves can make terrific compost. This is also the tome when you can add the requisite fertilizer to the soil and make them well geared up! The soil must have all required nutrients which the plant roots can absorb and fuel the flowering and fruiting plants.

Updating the lawn with Beautiful Accessories

Then comes the gardener’s love job! All the bushes, hedges and perennials that had gone haywire need to be trimmed and the entire garden pruned. Overgrown grasses can also be mowed! One can also add slow release complete lawn food to all those areas to the entire area that is grassed gets the nourishment. The damaged tree limbs and branches must also be trimmed. The dead plants must be eliminated as well! If you are unable to do this tricky task yourself, you also have the option of hiring a professional tree trimmer. Ensure that all build up of thatch and other dead growths are completely eliminated.

Map out landscape

The garden is now ready to be given a quick analysis and plan out its final visual appearance which is neatly streamlined as well as vibrantly colored, cheerful and attractive. Not down sparse areas or the changes you would like to make to the present landscape! Get the list ready that you need to plant fresh and their location. Ensure that the to-be planted area has enough organic matter, soil wetting agent and all that the plant would require! There are also a number of online stores where you can get some great beautifying accessories for your garden.

The best thing about early spring is that it’s the best time to plant all kinds of trees, shrubs, annuals and all those vegetable which you want to eat only from your garden! You can plant a number of kitchen use veggies and herbs like tomato, capsicum, lettuce, cucumber, chilies, lemon, basil, parsley and a horde off all other items that take your fancy. However be careful to provide enough space for the plants to grow both up and across! Finally, continue pampering and taking care of your garden with the best accessories and enjoy the fruits of your labor and become the talk of the neighborhood!