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Beautifying Your Garden during Autumn

Autumn

Autumn is the season when your garden needs a bit of refreshment. Most plants shed their leaves during this time, and your garden may look less beautiful. However, there is no need to worry as the tips below give you a bit of help to ensure your garden remains beautiful. There is no limitation in garden beautification during seasons. You can also explore other beautification techniques as may be desirable to you.

New plants

This is an opportunity to replace older plants with new ones in your garden. You can simply do this by making new plants using cuttings. You do this by taking 10cm cuttings from hardwood plants such as bay and rosemary. If you need them to grow faster, you can dip them in the growth hormone. Evergreen plants will also do justice to your garden. Within a short period of time, your garden should be bubbling with vegetation.

General Maintenance

Trimming the hedges of your garden will go a long way in keeping it contact. This is an activity that you should perform all year round to ensure the garden is bushy, yet attractive. Check your lawn for any weeds and ensure to spray it with herbicides on a regular basis. Try to aerate the garden using a garden fork taking care not to damage any vegetation. Gather any fallen leaves, shredded pruning, grass clippings and transfer them into a compost bin. You can use this composite bin to make manure for your garden. The decomposition of this manure ensures decomposing microorganism enhance the fertility of your garden

Plant Perennials

Perennial plants grow throughout summer and autumn keeping your garden beautiful. They go dormant during the winter, and you should prune them back at this time. Ornamental grasses are awesome to look at when blown by wind. They flower in autumn with a feathery plume, giving your garden a pleasant layer of green texture to the vegetation in your garden. These grasses grow into valiant clusters and making marvelous accents in the design of your garden. A few clusters of the grasses are enough to give your garden beautiful scenery. The foliage dies back after flowering giving your garden a natural senescence.

 

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