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Gardening Made Easy

Installing a Garden Irrigation System and Other Ways to Make Gardening Easy

The problem with tending a garden is you put in so much time and energy to make it healthy that you’d be left no more time to enjoy the view. That shouldn’t be the case and you have to learn how to care for your garden without having to spend all day looking after it. That is where a garden irrigation system and these tips will come in handy. Speaking of the latter, here are ways to make gardening less back-breaking.

Get the Right Plants

Creating a no-fuss garden starts with something as simple as selecting the plants that will work well for you. That is why it pays to evaluate the growing condition in your yard so it’ll be easier to choose plant varieties that can thrive in it.

Make Watering Simpler

By far, this task is the one that’ll probably eat up most of your time as you tend your garden. But why bother dragging hose and sprinklers around the garden when you can have an irrigation system set up instead? Go for automated ones and the system can practically take over the responsibility of watering your plants for good.

Don’t Wait for Weeds to Appear

Once weeds invade your turf, they’ll keep coming back for an indefinite amount of time. Hence, you have to get rid of them while they’re young. Yank them out when they’re young and your garden can grow in peace. Remember, the smaller the weeds are, the easier they are to pull from the ground. That’s even more incentive to take care of the problem before they become full-grown headaches.

Add a Mulch Layer

Spreading 1 to 2-inch-deep of mulch (any kind) can stop most weeds from growing, as well as help the soil hold moisture in. Now try adding mulch made from organic matter (e.g., shredded barks, cocoa hulls, compost, etc.) on your lawn; and it can do all those with the added bonus of improving the soil as it decomposes.

Now, if you need a hand from local irrigation experts to set up a garden irrigation system, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at D.S.I. Irrigation & Lighting. We’re based in Mount Pleasant, SC, and you can give us a call at (843) 226-7695.