7 Basic Things You Need To Know To Create A Perfect Terrace Garden

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Rapid urbanisation has left us with little to no space to have a garden of our own. In this case, many people are turning to Terrace Gardening.

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So, if you are thinking about creating a terrace garden, here is the list of basic things you need to check out before starting. Let’s begin!

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Design planning: The terrace has less space, so, it’s important to prepare a layout first. Allocate spaces for shade-loving plants and for plants that love sunlight. A terrace garden can be done in two ways, you can make a lawn by covering the floor with soil or you can install pots and containers for plants.

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Tools: Before venturing into the gardening journey, get all the essential gardening tools, such as spades, shovels, shears, forks, etc.

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Waterproofing or containers: If you choose to convert your entire terrace to a garden with a lawn you need to do waterproofing first. This will protect the building and the garden will last longer. If you are thinking about installing containers, you can buy them or can make DIY pots.

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Select plants & seeds: Decide if you want a kitchen garden or flower garden on your terrace or a mix of them. Accordingly, buy plants and seeds.

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Basic requirements: Keep in mind the basic requirements like water, fertilisers, and sunlight for the growth of a plant. Water regularly and use organic fertilisers for the best results.

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Bugs & pests: A garden always attracts bugs and pests. For this problem use natural pesticides for maximum benefits and minimize harm to the plants.

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Maintenance: To get a flourished terrace garden it needs time and patience. Keep pruning, watering, and removing weeds, to let the plants grow in a steady manner.