Flowers are indeed the one of the attractions in the garden. Not only that, these flowers also attracts wildlife like birds, butterflies and bees that will make your garden more alive. For some people flower gardening need more money to spend for the seed, soil additives and other things needed in the garden. Sharon Williams of Hobbies on A Budget listed her tips on starting a flower garden on a budget. Check out Sharon’s article here.
First, you can start by talking to your friends and other relatives who are passionate in the garden. Most likely these gardeners will love to share their seeds, bulbs and small starts with you. Through this, you can save you money in buying bulbs and seeds. After that, you can now start digging in your garden. Although it is always advised to plan your garden first, you can eliminate that rule and start digging in your garden. You can always change it next year for a fresh look. Her third tip is using the soil you have. Since buying a garden soil and mulch costs money using you soil is a great place to start. Next, don’t spend money on supplies like edging stone, black landscape cloth for they are not the essential. Just use the material you can find in your garden. Lastly, takes some pictures in your for you to remember them.
Indeed, gardening is all about fun so don’t stress yourself and just enjoy your blooms and your journey in creating your garden. Have fun!