How to start gardening


In this first post I would like to share with you the gardening basic knowledge that will help the ambitious new gardener or the experienced green keeper, in order to understand better their plants’ needs and grow happier plants!

So, when you hear about gardening, what are the first things that come into your mind? 

Plants? and soil? shovels? Water? 

All these are absolutely necessary, but the 2 most important things someone will need to start, is space and time. 

And what do I mean by that? 

Gardening is an activity that will require some of your time…since plants are living things, and since they can’t really move and get what they need, they need constant care for their entire life. Think about it, are you ready for a commitment? 🙂 

The more plants you have, the more time they will require you to give them!  

The same goes for your space – with one more factor; the conditions in your space. How is the light in the area you would like to place your plants? Is it indoor or outdoor? Is it windy? How is the soil? These are some of the questions you will have to ask yourself before deciding which plant you should go for. 

When you have assessed your time and space, you are ready to move on to the exciting task of choosing plants and buying gardening equipment! 

In my next post I will give out a list of some places with plants and gardening supplies in Qatar and what you will find in each one of them. Feel free to mention in the comments any place that is missing and what it is selling and we will keep adding them in our list. 

What is worth mentioning is that Leaves nursery is providing a 10% discount on all Indoor and Outdoor plants,  to all the members of the Gardening Club Facebook Group until May 15! To get the discount, just join the group and tell them about it! Hurry up!