Every summer we don’t know how to care for our garden. With the heat, the grass dries out, the plants wither, and despite watering, nothing helps. Here are some tips to fight the drought in your garden in the high heat of summer!
1) When to water your garden and how often?
Obviously you have to water more in hot weather. First, we need to feed them as much and as often as possible to get our garden used to it. Then doing this in the evening is smarter because they can suck water after a hot day. This also prevents water from evaporating too quickly without them being able to benefit from it. Thanks to this, they are refreshed and ready for a new heat as soon as the sun rises. It is also recommended to use an underfloor irrigation system for better benefits hydration for your plants.
2) Soil the soil in your garden
Soil mulching reduces the need for irrigation plantsbecause it nourishes greenery. It also inhibits the growth of weeds. That is why it is a necessary and very effective element in your garden, especially as it often also acts as a natural fertilizer!
3) Put as much shade as possible in your garden
Heat is the source drought and the sun too. So I have to in the shade your garden as much as possible to avoid as much heat as possible and therefore a dehydration of our plants. This is very important for your green spaces! Trees and shrubs with dense leafy green, shade, parasol or pergola covered with climbing plants are all attractive opportunities.
4) Store water
Maintaining a garden requires a lot of work from the gardener, but also a lot of water. Therefore, it is better during the rainy seasons store water so as not to use too much. The use of a rainwater harvester is ecological and economicand this will help protect your garden from water shortages.
5) Allow the grass to grow and mow for a long time
Lawn shaved dries really fast! therefore, it is recommended to avoid mowing in very hot weather. In addition, it is recommended cut long to shade your plants. This dries them less.
6) Let the weeds grow
By giving weeds, This protects the floor evaporation. However, they must be removed when the weeds begin to produce unwanted seeds.