Garden tools

The right gardening tools make gardening so much easier. There are certain gardening tools you can use for any gardening activity and are sure worth the money. If you have a fine basis of gardening tools, you can do anything in your garden. But finding the best basics is a job apart, there are so much varieties of tools. Let us help you find the right choices.

Pre-shopping tips

-        Choose the tools which ones are manageable, don’t pick the tools that are too big to handle. If they are too heavy, you risk hurting or might end up injuring yourself.
-        Stainless steel and coated steel are the most common materials. Stainless steel doesn’t rust, but is pretty pricy. Coated steel is cheaper, but has less quality than stainless steel. Rather choose for quality, because you don’t want to buy tools every year.
-        Buy tools with colorful tools, this way you can easily find them back.

Storing tips

-         Purchase a container only for your garden tools. Store this container on a place where you can find it easily back.
-         Use a garden bag for your tools, this way your tools are protected and the lesser the chance of damage. Plus you can bring this bag everywhere you go and transport it to every spot in your garden.

Tools every gardener should own

-        A spade to loosen the ground or dig, you can choose for a long or short spade. There also exists spades with measurements on the blade so you know how deep you dig the hole.
-        With a bulbplanter you can dig exact holes for the bulbs, it will give you similar depths. They come in short and long handles.
-        Gloves are a wise garden item to wear for protecting your hands and also prevent them from getting dirty.
-        After planting the bulbs water them thorougly, for this it is best to use a hose. Or when you only want to water a particular spot use a watering can.
-        A rake is optional to buy, you use this tool to spread out the mulch or compost.

Garden tools

How to plant Fall bulbs

September just started and Fall is coming closer. It is time to order your Fall bulbs! We’ll start shipping Fall bulbs in a few weeks. You can start planting Fall bulbs in September, plant them before the first frost comes in. For the gardening greenies, let us first explain how you can plant Fall bulbs.

Before planting

Firstable, decide where you want to plant all your flowerbulbs. Do you want groups? Or do you want to spread out your bulbs? Do you want the same flowers together or do you want mixed flowers and colors? There is multiple things to think about before you are getting to work. On the packing of the bulbs is described the blooming time and the most suitable lcoation. Check very well where you have to plant your bulbs. Some bulbs are sunlovers and other bulbs might need more shade then sun. Also, not every bulb grows at the same time. Make sure you have season round blooming flowers by planting flowerbulbs with diffferent blooming times. Plant bulbs in every corner of the garden, this way you can bring a pop of color in every corner of the garden.

 Planting tips

Place the bulbs in groups where you want to plant them and sort all of the bulbs out. Make holes with a garden trowel. Assume always that a bulb needs to be planted 2,5 times deep as itself is. Pointed bulbs should be planted with the tip up, think: daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, gladiolus and crocus. When in doubt what the top is, plant the bulbs on their side. This way the stem will always find his way to the sun. Don’t push the bulbs to hard in the ground, or you might damage the bulb.

 After planting

When your done planting bulbs, cover them up with the soil. At last, water your bulbs good after planting them. 
All you have to do now is wait and dream of your beautiful garden in Spring!