There is no other opportunity that feels more refreshing than new beginnings— especially the beginning of another year. Often I find myself setting intentions and goals in different aspects of my life. However, I often miss the fact that my gardens should be included in my dreaming and planning process.
Outlining your gardening goals for an upcoming season can be easy if you don’t consider the necessary factors involved in the process. Well, all gardeners are dreamers in any way. They are very creative and imaginative in the way that they put their thoughts into work. But systematically creating a plan to actualize their imaginations is a different thing.
It is somehow easy to take a seed from a packet and carefully put it under the soil. But the process can be a lot more complex, especially for beginners.
If you are one of them, just know that anything can be attainable as long as you have the eagerness and dedication to learn. Just like with other things in life, you shouldn’t fail to allocate an ample amount of time to finalize your goals for your garden.
In this article, I will guide you through three simple steps to help you find meaning and carve out your personal motives for this upcoming season.
Before you plan or execute anything, take your time to reflect and process your motives. Set aside some time to ponder on what you did and did not do during the last season. Enumerate the resources you have acquired now that you weren’t able to acquire before. This about the successes and failures of the past and reflect on what could be improved. However, don’t be too hard o yourself as there is no perfect garden or gardener.
Create your own visions by asking these questions: What do you really want for your garden? What can you do to make that dream garden achievable? When you submerge into the excitement of creative, customize gardening, the activity will eventually become more like a hobby than a tedious routine. Then it becomes a part of your happiness.
You are excited to go home from work because you’re already anticipating something as soon as you arrive home. You will find happiness seeing the progress of your colorful buds and your sprouting crops. Before actualizing that vision, organize it by making a worksheet or journaling your thoughts. Some gardening plan sheets are available and downloadable online.
Act on that vision. To do this, you first need to make a Pinterest sheet that summarizes the lifestyle that you need gardening to give to you in this season. In short, the board or sheet should include the exact description and pictures (about garden ideas) that you want to achieve.
As a gardener, try to visualize the colors, patterns, and images you want your garden to have. By making the best out of Pinterest, or another medium, you will be able to feed your imaginations and trigger your urge to get started now.
New beginnings in New Year’s are exciting, and you should feel the same excitement for your improved gardening techniques. Now that you have your garden dreams, plan for them to make them a reality.