Pack your home garden before moving from Westlake

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Moving plants might seem easy only to those that do not take care of any plants or are not gardeners. Although it might seem simple, our plants will require proper care during the transportation period. Moreover, we will need to make sure we do everything we can to ensure the safety of those plants while moving them. Plants are very fragile and can easily dry out if not careful enough. Therefore, today we help you pack your home garden before moving away. Unfortunately, moving your plants in the moving truck of a professional moving company will not be possible. However, that does not mean that you should not hire Heavenly Moving and Storage to help you pack and move the rest of your home. Many professional moving companies do not accept plants or other “living things” inside their moving truck. Hence, you will have to find a new way.

How you should pack your home garden before moving

As we were saying, this is not going to be an easy task. Most importantly, this task is going to take some time out of your schedule. Therefore, make sure you have enough of it. Organize everything, so you can go through the entire process without any major issues. Moreover, make sure that you are fully aware of the condition of the plants you want to move. Because every plant has its own season, this can highly affect how they take on the relocation process. On the other hand, it should not matter if you have a home garden in a form of a front or back lawn garden, or simple house plants. If you are planning on renting storage space Austin, know that most storage facilities also do not allow plants in their units. You should make sure you go straight from one place to another with those plants.

Assessing the situation

Start by running through all of the plants that you own. Certain plants, that are there for a while, but are not quite growing, are best to be thrown away. Therefore, it is good to utilize this relocation process to do just that. A Westlake moving company Austin can help you deal with packing and preparing other household items.

a man allowing his dog to lick him while he is getting ready to inspect his plants, as should you when you pack your home garden
Use this opportunity to check in on all of your plants and see which ones you want to take with you and which ones you do not need

Go through all of the plants and see which ones are in bad shape, have issues, or pests. Moreover, think about taking care of those plants that are dry or withered, and whether they are worth saving or not. Note that moving plants to a new home is not going to be an easy task. It should not matter if you have them in pots, or in the ground. Although getting them out of the ground requires more work, transporting potted plants is also not an easy thing to do.

Obtain adequate supplies to ensure a safe transportation

One of the most important things that will ensure the safety of your plants is the packing supplies. The packing supplies you obtain should help you make sure that the plants do not move around, remain stable, and do not break during transport. Due to their fragile nature, and somewhat disorderly growing pattern, it would require attention to do this properly.

several gardening tools on a wooden table in black and white
If you want to make sure you pack your home garden well, obtain adequate tools and packing supplies

Moreover, you can utilize long distance movers Austin and their packing service to obtain adequate packing supplies. If not, you can visit your local flower shop and obtain and enquire about what you need. Generally speaking, some of the supplies you will need are:

  • Pots of various sizes
  • Small cardboard cutouts for new plants and sprouting stems
  • Thin pieces of rope, or strings
  • Long, yet thin wooden planks or sticks to hold the plants
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Tape, scissors, and labels

Repotting, if it is needed is the easiest way to pack your home garden

There might be a chance that you have plants that are in bigger pots than they need to be. Moreover, if you have outdoor plants and want to take them with you; Obtaining pots for the journey is a must. So make sure you have enough of them to go around. Firstly, you can use smaller cardboard cutouts to transport smaller plants or sprouting stems safely. Secondly, you can replant your plants into a smaller pot, to ensure their safety while on the road.

newely sprout seedlings in freshly new pots
Repotting helps you utilize the space you have for packing and ensures the stability of the plant

Moreover, you should know that you cannot place your plants in, for example, climate controlled storage Austin. Many facilities do not allow plants in units, so you will have to ensure their safety. Repot the plants into pots that can easily be fit into cardboard boxes for extra stability.

Ensuring your plants are stable and safe

Using items like thin pieces of rope, or strings and wooden sticks can help you fixate the plant. This will help the plant remain in one position, and reduce the movement it might have. Essentially, what you want to do is, after you tie the plants to the stick, is place the pots in cardboard boxes. So, for example, instead of placing your pot in the truck and driving away; Place several pots in one cardboard box, so they can all fit. Next, simply reinforce the box with packing tape and you are good to go. Make sure there is no space for the pots to move around in the box to ensure their safety. As far as moving other items goes, hiring interstate movers Texas is the best choice.

Your plants will require more care than they ever did

This will be a stressful process for you. Moreover, this will also be a stressful process for the plants. Mostly because in order to pack your home garden you will have to take the plants out of the soil. Because of this, you will have to understand that your plants will be very fragile during this period. If you are leaving Westlake, Texas you have to be fully ready for the relocation of your plants. Hence, it is of utmost importance that you do everything you can to ensure their safety.


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