How to Plant a Home Flower Garden
It Doesn’t Take an Expert to Grow a Home Flower Garden!
You don’t have to be an expert to create a garden full of beautiful blooms, you just need the desire. There is nothing as thrilling as planting and growing your very own home flower garden. It is something you can do and be proud of for years to come. All you need is a little motivation and some helpful information to get you started. In this article you will receive some of that help. All you need to do is implement these easy-to-follow instructions for you home flower garden.
How-To-List you will need to complete for your home flower garden:
- A soil test
- A landscaping plan
- Small plants,or seeds
- Gardening tools
- A garden party
Step 1: Test your soil Test your soil to find out what nutrients it needs. Garden centers often sell do-it-yourself kits, or you can arrange a test through the Cooperative Extension System, a national agricultural network. Find a nearby Extension office on the USDA web site.
Step 2: Pick flowers Choose your flowers based on which varieties will do well in your climate, and whether you want annuals, which live for a year, perennials, which bloom for several years, or a combination.
Also, consider whether you can handle high-maintenance flowers, like roses, or prefer less labor-intensive ones for your home flower garden.
Tip: Alliums, bearded irises, daffodils, daylilies, impatiens, marigolds, nasturtiums, poppies, and zinnias are among the easiest flowers to grow and care for. So get started planting your home flower garden.
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