Coastal gardening can be challenging, but a little research and advice from your local garden centre staff will go a long way in creating a successful garden. There are several factors that need to be considered before selecting your plants.
1. Coastal Soil Type
No matter where you live, knowing your soil type is a key ingredient to successful gardening.
2. Know Your Coastal Climate
Many coastal areas are subjected to moderate to strong winds for a considerable proportion of the year. In this situation, choice of plant is imperative.
3. Know Your Plants
Not all plants will grow and flourish everywhere. Trying to emulate a plant’s native habitat is one way of creating a happy, healthy garden. Be especially cautious with plants originating from different areas of Australia as our country has many different climatic zones.
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