Steps To Grow The Nursery Plants Faster And Healthy
If you love trees, you can start your Nursery business. But make sure to know the exact process to grow the plants healthy and faster. For keeping the plants healthy you need to follow some steps, what are they? Want to know? Then scroll down and read the article below. #ThinkWithNiche.
Trees are the best friends of humans from the beginning till the end. They not only help us to breathe, to be alive but also, they help us to earn money. Is it sounding funny to you? But it’s true. The nursery business is there. There is a huge trend to grow plants at our home. Many people buy plants from a nursery and decorate their houses. So, if you want to start a nursery and grow plants faster and healthier, then follow these steps.
1. Select Perfect Container
The pots or the containers should be clean, and they should be at least 2-3 inches deep and must have a drainage hole. The pot can be of clay, China clay, plastic, etc. Nowadays, there are different shapes, colors, and different kinds of pots available in the online and offline market. You can also create your own containers at home from broken teacups, eggshells, and many more. But don’t forget to keep the container soak in water for one night before use.
2. Plant In The Correct Season
Every plant has its own season to grow up. Different fruits and flowers have different times and some plants grow any time of the year. Make sure to know the proper timing for that particular plant to grow. And target that season for that plant. The season is very important for a plant to grow faster.
3. Soil Matters
Now, after knowing the right season, it’s time to know about the soil. Soil is another element of the 5 elements that actively participate in the planting. Like, season, different plants need different soil. Plants like cactus grow well in Sandy soil and many other evergreen plants need red soil or regur soil, etc. so, it is your work to research thoroughly and know about the right soil for the right plants.
4. Plant At The Proper Depth
Planting the seeds or the baby tree needs proper depth to maintain. The general rule is to cover seeds with soil equal to three times their thickness, but make sure to read instructions on the seed packet before planting the plant. Some seeds, including certain lettuces and snapdragons, need light to sprout and should rest on the soil surface but still be in good contact with moist soil. But, in the seed packet you may find the exact rules to follow before and after planting the seeds.
5. Water Regularly
Now, another element of the five elements needs in planting is the water. Water is a necessary item for not only plants but every living being. Water the cute little plants or the budding seed daily. But don’t overdo it. Overdoing can cause harm to a plant. Plants need to breathe, so, overdoing on water, can cause a problem in breathing as the soil holes may close down. Plants like cactus, aloe vera don’t need daily watering. So, to avoid overwatering it will be the best idea to use a spray bottle for watering plants.
6. Use Organic Fertilizer
Like, we human beings need medicine to be healthy and strong, plants need fertilizers. But overusing chemicals can cause harm for them. So, to avoid risk it’s better to use organic fertilizer and pesticides. Make fertilizers on your own. Keep the vegetable skin, eggshells, rotten fruits or veggies, etc, and make organic fertilizers, which can make the plants healthy and look fresh and also help to grow faster.
7. Keep Out of Weeds and Insects
Wild weeds, grasses, and insects can delay the growth of the plant and make them weak and dry. So, always keep the pots and the containers clean from the weeds and wild grasses. And don’t forget to spray pesticides to keep the insects away. These wild lives can ruin the life of the little plants.
8. Control Light and Air
Most of the seeds will grow at around 78°F temperature. And, after germination, air temperature should be slightly below 70°F. Seedlings can withstand air temperature as low as 50°F as long as soil temperature remains 65-70°F. But the temperature is not the same for every plant. Like season and soil, it also differs. Know about the heat that the plants need and also about the air, then according to it keep them in sunlight or half shed.
9. Make Greenhouse
Warmth and humidity promote plants to grow well. Plants need moisture, and light to grow. A greenhouse stabilizes the growth by safeguarding the ambient temperature and protect the plants from cold. A gardener without a greenhouse is like a cook without a stove. Yes, the greenhouse has such a huge impact on plants’ growth. A greenhouse allows the plants in nurturing, it helps to maintain a proper light and heat balance and provides just the right conditions for plant growth.
10. Plant More Trees
To be secured, try to plant more and more seeds. Among them, some will surely grow. So, the more you sow, the more you reap.