Getting your garden into shape can be a huge task, with the digging required to grow new plants taking hours of your day.
However, one gardener has revealed that you don’t have to exhaust yourself with a shovel because you can grow plants without digging.
A gardener has revealed how you can grow plants without digging[/caption]
Use damp cardboard boxes that create the perfect base and prevent weeds[/caption]
TikTok user Liam who runs the account whatsgrowinon, often shares his simple gardening tips with his 63,000 strong followers.
In a recent video, which has received over 400,000 views, the gardener reveals a trick to growing plants without digging.
Speaking in the video, he explains: “Did you know that you don’t have to dig or dig?
“First, you want to collect your old cardboard boxes and make sure they don’t have tape on them, you want to use boxes with as little ink as possible.
“Place them in the desired shape you want your flowerbed to be, making sure they overlap
“If it’s your lawn or long lawn, give it a strip or mowed grass first, then get nice, wet cardboard.
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“Pick a few holes in the cardboard with a fork or knife to allow the water to drain a bit, and then begin to top with topsoil or compost.
“Use cardboard sheets to suppress weeds without the need for tilling or digging.
“The digging actually damages the microorganisms and the mycelium in the soil.”
Liam adds that you can boost your plants by adding mycorrhizal fungi to the soil.
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