In early spring, when the sun’s rays appear increasingly you have more time to prepare for a fresh year. The garden is where we spend most of our free time, and now is the time to arrange it.
If you want a burst of color to delight you daily, take advantage of sunny days and decorate it as you like it.
From early March to late April you can focus on planting or transplanting shrubs and trees. Spring cleaning is applied in the garden: weeds must be removed regularly, especially prior to produce seeds, and dry or diseased leaves should be removed not to affect plant’s health. And vegetable or herb garden needs your attention.
Bright days and warm gets the garden back to life. As a proverb says, all have their good time. Especially garden care. Now you can start to fertilize the soil, to mow plants and trees and plant a variety of flowers. Enjoy your garden a whole year!
Did you know hydrangea flowers changes its color depending on the pH level of the earth? An acid pH soil will result in blue flowers, an alkaline neutral pH produces pink flowers, a mix of pink, purple and blue, sometimes on the same bush.
Only white flowers will retain their color regardless of soil. Hortensia in the pot can be planted in spring in the garden, a place where only morning sun strokes. In the early days is watered daily and to provide support you can use tutors.
Hydrangea is a perennial plant frost resistant, preferably on morning sun, in particular, and likes moist soil. Not be shorn or watered too often. The flowers should be kept on the rod about five months.
Hibiscus cuttings and berries are well suited to form a hedge! Popular hibiscus, frost resistant, blooms in summer and fall and loves sunny places of the garden. But beware, the heat periods it must be treated thoroughly.
It is a climbing perennial plant that may reach 12 m of height by helped of a support to be gripped. Generally blooms from early spring until late summer. Planting should be done so that the roots and stems to be in the shade and flowers in the sun.
To enjoy the beauty of all the flowers in the garden, keep in mind the height of growing flowers you want to plant and placed the highest plants in the middle or in the back of your garden and shorter ones in front.
Lilac of different colors
It is a frost resistant shrub that blooms in spring. Planting can be done both spring and fall, delighting and shady places, and sunlight. Watering should be done in moderation.
From pot to the garden
Some plants are happiest and last longer in the garden than potted. If you have outdoor space, transplant flowers in spring in the garden. Thus, you will enjoy a variety of colors longer.
Planting seeds is much lighter than the actual plant to plant. The appropriate time is determined by the temperature of the soil, which must constantly be at least 13 ° C but not more than 21 ° C. Before sowing, the seeds are placed in a vessel of water. If the float are dry if sinking after a while, they are good. Always observe the shelf life of the package.
Bulbs and seeds planted now will delight you a whole summer! The bulbs multiply themselves and flourish each year. Are planted in the holes 6-10 cm (depending on the plant bulbs, the depth of the pits will be 3 times greater than the length of the bulb), at a distance of 20-30 cm from each other. Every hole put one bulb pointing up. We cover and lightly trodden the earth.
To avoid losing flowers, plants bulbs have thinned every 3-4 years. Spring flowering species becomes scarcer fall, and those that bloom in summer are separated once the ground thaws until April.
Hyacinth is a spring specific plant which likes damp soil during flowering, lower temperatures plenty of light and fresh air.
Pelargonium – Muscat
The popular geraniums are blooming all year round, provided they sit on the balcony or terrace in sunny spot and regular watering when the soil is dry. Also, abundant flowering of a pinching operation is favored by the peaks of the plant. During winter should be watered less frequently and should not be fertilizer.
ECO tips: Not all insects are harmful!
Learn which ones are the worst enemies and leave them around to make sure they take care of the garden. For example, the eggs of pests chasing wasps, feed weevil pests like aphids and spider mites defend our garden. We may now be friendlier with them!