Maintain: Putting it all together
Plants benefit from maintenance here are the essentials:
- Keep your plants, watered, mulched, and fertilized to help them remain healthy and happy. Doing so will help keep weeds and pests at bay and help your garden flourish.
- Keep up with weeding. Failure to do so will make it a lot harder to stay ahead of the game since weeds that go to seed will deposit thousands of seeds back into the soil.
- Proper annual pruning of woody plants is crucial to keeping them healthy and attractive.
- Basic pest control involves three steps: Prevent, Identify, and Purge.