Hardwood Trees For Shade

Posted by Tammy Sons on Jan 30, 2016

You may find yourself in a situation where your plants need the right balance of shade in order to do well, but your soil may not have the protection from the sun. Plants naturally need sunlight, but too much light can hamper a plant’s progress, especially for new plants. If your yard is without the necessary shading then the best solution would be do add hardwood plants as natural shading. You can find starter plants at any plant nursery or have them sent to your door through an online nursery. You could use artificial shading in the form of screen domes or tents, but natural hardwood trees would be an excellent alternative in your garden, and they will be a nice addition to your garden.

There are plenty of hardwood plants that come in different sizes and will fit well with just about any garden. If you have a larger garden then you can grow large trees that will not only provide the necessary shade to your plants, but you could set up a picnic area in your yard. If you find your hardwood plants growing out of control then the branches could be used as mulch or brown materials to make mulch.

Hardwood plants will provide the necessary shading in order to keep your green plants more balanced. It is a chance for you to grow both green and brown plants in your garden and each variety of plant will complement each other. With any hardwood tree, it is necessary to know what types of diseases that may be associated with these trees along with any mold infestation. You can cut down on mold growth by using calcium bicarbonate and spraying down any mold areas or flowers that can become infected.

It is also necessary to find out what kind of bacteria can come along with hardwood plants. Trees such as weeping willows contain a lot of bacteria that must be sprayed down every once in and a while. The bacteria that can form on flowers may come to contaminate your garden. The flowers that hardwood plants produce may also become poisonous so if you have domestic animals it is best to check and see if the hardwood plants you wish to grow contains poisonous flowers. Hardwood plants will make a naturally addition to your garden, and it will provide the necessary shade that will come to protect your valued plants.