Gardening is not something you can put effort into only once and yield constantly. You have to make consistent efforts and ensure your small garden plants are safe and in good condition.
Plants are very feeble and prone to extreme weather conditions such as scorching sun or flooding rains. So if you are planning to make a small backyard garden or already have one, you need to be extra careful and protect them from extreme weather conditions.
But how? Many rookie gardeners may have this question. Worry not. Here we are with another gardening article on how to protect your garden from extreme weather. It includes some of the best ideas and tricks professional gardeners use to keep your plants safe. We also recommend you invest in a personal weather station that will help you in depicting the weather conditions.
You simply cannot leave your shade-loving plants in the burning sun during heat waves and hot summer days. You have to make sure they stay alive and in great condition. For that, here are some ideas you can use in your garden.
As we all know, wind damage is irreversible. You cannot do anything once your plant's stem or barks are broken. So you should take some preventive measures to protect your plants from wild winds.
Here are some ideas you can use.
Cloches work like a shield for small plants, if you don't know. So if you have small plants you cannot take indoors, you can put cloches on them. Also, you can make your own using water bottles and buckets.
Windbreak or building walls will work as a permanent solution if you live in a windy region. These windbreaks will not only help in saving the smaller plants but also keep your medium-sized plants intact. You can also make a DIY windbreak at home.
For tall yet delicate plants, giving support works best. You can tie them up to a pole or wooden plank. So, these plants won't lose their shape even during windy days.
Heavy rains are a big issue if you are a farmer. These rains can devastate all your yearly efforts within hours. So you should be more attentive towards your plants or crops during rains.
Protection From Icy Frost
Like any heatwave, the icy frost and low temperatures can harm your crops and plants. So, here are some easy yet effective ways you can protect your plants from freezing to death.
Protecting your garden is your duty; there is no escape from it. And now you might have understood that it's way easier than you thought. So make sure you take preventive measures and help those plants revive after bad weather.
Lastly, do not forget to refer to this article during bad weather as it includes all ways you can save your garden from extreme weather.