When referring to good agricultural practices, we are talking about a way to take care of the plants so that the production processes, harvesting and post harvest, meet the requirements for a healthy, safe and environmentally friendly production.
Relating this concept to the garden and the choice of plants, it is possible to approach the conditions necessary for a correct development of the green area. In truth this has to do with something that we have already indicated other times (it is usually one of the most common mistakes that are made): in the case that different specimens are placed in the same sector of the garden, it will be necessary to consider the grouping of Plants that need the same needs of water, light, soil, etc.
A series of tips to protect the exterior spaces during these months where the main setback is the high temperatures.
We are already immersed in the summer and our thoughts are divided between the themes of work and vacations. The walks along the beach, the noise of the sea, the tranquility come closer; But to leave quietly we cannot neglect the elements of our house and the garden during the time we are outside.
We advise watering the garden during the hottest hours, even in the summer.
During these days and before taking vacations, it is important to remember that you cannot stop watering the garden, always in the coolest hours of the day – first thing in the morning or last in the afternoon – and that you must increase the risks Especially on the hottest days.
To not forget to do it every day, we can install an automatic irrigation system to have guarantees that our garden will remain as fresh when we return as when we leave when leaving. It is also important to take care of the lawn and the best way of conservation is to mow it before leaving, as this will remain healthy and attractive and avoid being annoying. However, we should not cut it too much because, in this way, it will weaken.
Plants, flowers and trees from the outside also require special care during this time of year because due to the high temperatures, pests and fungus may appear. In these cases it is advisable to use insecticides or other products in the last hours of the afternoon and not abuse them in order not to burn them.
And what about the furniture in our gardens and terraces? Although they are designed with materials that withstand virtually all types of weather conditions, we must take into account some tips to prevent deterioration. If we decide to leave them in the open, we can cover those of resin or plastic with towels and for the furniture of forge or iron, it is always advisable to apply a coat of paint or varnish to keep them shiny throughout the summer.
As for the furniture of natural materials like wicker or pecan, it is best to clean them with salt water so that they do not lose their rigidity.
Finally, those elements of outdoor wood, such as teak, and although they are prepared for the in clementines, we can give them a coat of protective oil or a wood renovator so that they look like new.
These simple tips will help keep the garden in perfect condition during the summer season and allow us to recover all the splendor of outer space on the return of the holidays.
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