Gardening Tips for Beginners

Are you intimidated by the garden centre? Worried you have a brown thumb? In this segment, Gardening Expert Frankie Flowers gives us some gardening tips for beginners to make gardening easy. Here is a summary of the video:

  1. Don't buy based on looks alone. Read the tags to know what conditions each plant prefers. With gardening, it is important to plant the right plant in the right location.
  2. Know the difference between annuals and perennials. Hellebores are perennials - meaning they come back each year. The Reiger Begonia is an annual, meaning it only survives one season.
  3. Don't be afraid to kill a plant. EVERY gardener has killed lots of plants in their time.
  4. The #1 killer of plants is over watering. Allow the soil to dry out a bit between waterings.
  5. For a really easy start, try Flower Magic. Just sprinkle on the some soil, water, and then watch  the flowers grow from seed.