If you are like us and you have poured your heart and soul into your home garden, we understand that it is not just a bunch of plants. It’s your happy place, your own slice of paradise.
But Mother Nature can be quite an unpredictable gardener herself! She loves surprising us with extreme weather that can make our gardening lives more interesting.
Extreme weather events can wreak havoc in the garden, causing damage to plants and soil. These events take various forms, and their impact is felt in numerous ways, including excess flooding and extreme temperatures.
For growers in the Southern Hemisphere, this upcoming summer is expected to bring exceptionally hot and dry conditions following an incredibly wet autumn and winter.
In this blog, we’ll make sure your garden not only survives but thrives, no matter what weather comes your way.
How to Prepare.
To overcome the unpredictable weather, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and begin preparing your garden to ensure its longevity and success. Fortunately, there are some fantastic products available that can lend a helping hand along your gardening journey.
However, given the large amount of information available online, it can be overwhelming when trying to determine which products are most suitable for your garden.
At Roots, Shoots & Fruits, we take pride in being BioGro certified. This certification ensures that our products are crafted with the finest quality ingredients, specifically tailored for gardeners seeking organic inputs to enhance your garden’s resilience. There’s truly nothing more superior for your garden!
Containing high-quality Fulvic acid, Mobilizer is often referred to as nature’s plant electrolyte, which can be your garden’s secret weapon.
Mobilizer not only increases mineral uptake but also helps your plants overcome stress caused by extreme weather. Strengthening the roots and improving nutrient absorption it helps your plants thrive under challenging conditions.
Quality Humic acid increases Water Holding Capacity, Cation Exchange Capacity and soil aeration, improving plant productivity and ensuring your garden stays hydrated when it matters most.
Learn more about Humax here.
When it comes to combating drought stress and improving soil structure, Rootella is a game changer.
By introducing Mycorrhizal fungi products into your soil, you establish a fine web of mycorrhizae that expand the plant’s root system. The expansion facilitates greater access to water and nutrients, bolstering resilience, especially in dry conditions. This mycorrhizal web also helps hold the soil together, reducing erosion.
These beneficial fungi play a pivotal role in reducing the impact of drought stress, enhancing disease resistance, stabilising the soil and generating Glomalin – a crucial component in carbon storage. Read more about carbon storage here.
A healthy garden starts with healthy soil. Superzyme does wonders for your garden by introducing beneficial organisms, both fungi and bacteria, to improve soil structure, enhance nutrient availability, and boost microbial activity, in essence, growing more topsoil.
This is a good all-round product that can be utilised on all plants for both improving the health of your soil and plant vigour.