Thoughts and musings
Josh | May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Flowers are beautiful additions to any garden or landscape. Their colourful and playful appearance adds charm to plain grass and leaves. These beautiful blooms make a statement, catch your neighbour’s eyes and increase your home’s entire appeal.
Beautify your garden by adding a wide array of flowers. An amazing garden begins with selecting the right blossoms for your yard or lawn.
The first step toward a bloom-filled garden is knowing the basics about flowers and your garden. Choosing the right plants for each area of your garden is essential. Gather information you need to choose the right flowers. Determine the following first:
There are two basic flower groups: annuals and perennials.
Annuals go through their entire life cycle during one season: seed sprouting, growing roots and leaves, blooming of flowers, creating seeds and dying. With proper care, these flowers bloom their heads all season. Popular examples of annual flowers are:
Perennial flowers’ root systems stay alive underground for a prolonged period of time. These bulbs produce flowers in areas that experience 6 weeks of freezing temperatures. One part of the soil is at risk of dying during winter but the plant lives and sprouts again during spring.
Popular examples of perennials are:
Flowers are beautiful additions to any garden. Spruce up your lush lawns or yards with these colourful blooms and attract the eyes of family and neighbours alike.
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