Monsoon Gardening for  Beginners:

If you're new to gardening and looking for the perfect time to start, the monsoon season offers a unique opportunity.

Here are some tips to start monsoon gardening for beginners: 

1. Create a Plan

Decide which types of plants and vegetables you want to grow this monsoon season.

2. Purchase Plants from a Nursery

As a beginner, buy plants from your local nursery to ensure you get healthy, well-cared-for plants.

3. Choose Perennial Plants

Start with perennial plants such as Tulsi, Hibiscus, Bougainvillea, Curry Leaf, Aloe Vera, Money Plant, and Syngonium, etc.

4. Select Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

For beginners, opt for easy-to-grow vegetables like Spinach, Coriander, Mint, Tomato, and Chili.

5. Buy Pots from a Nursery

Purchase pots from a nursery for growing plants. Choose clay, plastic, or cement pots based on your preference and available space.

6.Prepare Soil

Collect soil from your local area, clean it, and ensure it is free of debris, plastic, or glass.

7. Get Compost from a Nursery

Compost is essential for plant growth. Use cow dung or vermicompost to enrich your soil.

8. Create a Soil Mix for Plants

Enrich the soil with organic compost to enhance its fertility.

9. Gather Basic Gardening Tools

Gardening tools make your tasks easier. You'll need a spade, hoe, watering can, and gardening gloves.

10. Implement Pest Control

The monsoon season can bring pests and diseases. Use natural remedies like neem oil and garlic spray to protect your garden.

11. Choosing the Right Location

Select a spot that receives adequate sunlight but also has some protection from heavy rains.

12. Use Fungicide for Fungus

If you notice fungus in the soil, apply a small amount of fungicide to control it.

13. Use Green Net for Heavy Rains

During heavy rain, move your plants under a green net or shade to protect them from excessive water.

Watering Tips During  Monsoon Season

1. Check Soil Moisture

If the soil is moist, do not water. Only water when the soil is completely dry.

2. Avoid Overwatering

Overwatering can lead to root rot and damage your plants. Ensure proper drainage to prevent this.

Starting a monsoon garden is a rewarding experience. Enjoy the process, and don't be afraid to experiment and adapt.