A cool breeze wafting through your window and the cheery chirping of birds, the morning sun interplaying between lush green leaves reflects the picture of golden and green waves. This picturesque scene can be yours when you are the proud owner of a beautiful green space. Let us call the garden a green space since It deserves the place of honor and exclusivity for providing you that personal space with nature and a connect with the Gods. Your garden is your Planet Earth and every Monarch’s palace is but a subdued character in the presence of your creation- A piece of Heaven on this Earth- your Garden. This landmark is the most cherished and every family’s pride. The entrance is a grand signature when a well-manicured lawn, joyful roses dancing, vibrant chrysanthemums displaying their bold youthfulness welcomes the guest and visitor. But all this comes with hard work, care and love bestowed. Some special, quick and easy tips are listed below for a healthy and awesome green space:
1. Used Tea Bags
Do not throw away tea bags after that gorgeous dip. Tea leaves are found to be rich in nitrogen and a good soil nourishing agent. Plants are so understanding about your expenses bills, that they are happy with the used tea bags. Dry the tea leaves and drop it around your plants. Every time you water your plants they will seep inside the soil and drive that nourishment booster deep into the soil around the roots of your plants, keeping your plants healthy. Tea bags are roses favorites.
2. Banana Peels
Green and ripe bananas are rich in potassium. Using potassium in Plant growth is inevitable. Potassium contributes to healthy growth, stimulates protein production helps the plants to resist diseases and insects. Cut the ripe banana peels into small pieces and mix them into a well loosened soil near the plant. As the roots spread they will absorb the potassium from these cut pieces of peels and grow well. Green banana peels may also be used in the same manner when the banana is cooked and the peel is removed and cooled.
3. Coconut Husk Or Fiber
Nature is man’s best friend. This cannot be denied when the coconut is adopted into our daily life. From scrubbing vessels clean to foam making to a glowing facial skin, the coconut has a list of achievements. Not far is the use of the coconut husk also. This husk or the fiber at the tip of the coconut is used when there is a heavy rainfall and soil may be washed away from your plants. It is highly recommended that the husk be neatly flattened and spread in the soil during heavy rainfall. The husk will absorb the excess water and avoid soil wash away. Not only does it stop soil erosion, it is widely used as a reservoir of water. The fiber stores water and releases when the soil goes dry. The coconut fiber manure is also known as coco peat.
4. Azadirachta Indica
Hailed as the best organic manure, every part of the Azadirachta indica tree is useful for a green space. The leaves and seeds can be crushed and mix in a liter of water and sprayed over the plants to keep away insects from harming your fruit and flower bearing trees and other plants. It advocates a healthy growth of plants.
5. Coffee Powder
Coffee powder is useful for that lush growth of your plant. Do not use coffee powder in its wet form. It is best to use coffee powder after use and well dried. It is easy to scatter the powder around the root of the plant. When wet, the coffee powder tends to remain in lumps in the soil and cannot be very effective. The presence of phosphoric acid in the powder will make it nourishing for the plant to grow green and happy. Flower bearing plants are to given a regular dosage of coffee grounds to bear healthy flowers that will not wither away too soon upon blooming.
6. Residual Water Of Boiled Vegetables
Vegetables have a lot of nutrients. Water left over after boiling potatoes, beet roots and other vegetables is an effective organic fertilizer. High in nutrients the cooled water is to be poured into the soil while the skin is to be buried into the dug and loosened soil.
7. Turmeric Powder And Water Mix
The turmeric also gold dust as is fondly termed is a popular organic fertilizer. Planting of the turmeric tube near other flowering and fruit bearing plants helps to keep the soil hydrated and there is no worry of insect attacks to the turmeric or other plants around it. For heavily insect infected plants, mix a spoonful of turmeric powder in a liter of water and spray over your plants and flowers, all those harmful insects will vanish in no time.
8. Use Of Garlic Pods
Garlic is an excellent fertilizer and insecticide. Crush garlic pods and spread them into your soil. Its pungent smell will effectively keep away insects from eating into the roots of your garden plants. Garlic based sprays may also be used to treat plant insecticides.
9. Weeds Removers
Weeds when allowed to be overgrown make a very ugly sight upon your garden. Kill the weeds by sprinkling baking soda over the weeds from the tip of the weed to the root. Use one spoonful for about a cluster of weeds.