If you are just starting out in gardening, look for flowers that are easy to grow. They will help you gain confidence in gardening
First read the plant’s label or description. Check whether you’re dealing with annuals or perennials. Also note the light requirements. Otherwise, you are setting yourself up for failure, wasting money and killing poor, defenseless plants.
Looking for classic annual flowers? If so, turn your attention to the elegant, nearly indestructible velvets. They will survive hot and dry weather. They bloom continuously from planting until hard frosts. They come in a variety of colors, including sunny yellows, cheerful oranges and creamy whites
Cut off the dry flower heads to encourage the velvets to continue blooming. Remember to save them. This will give you seeds to plant next year. The plants mentioned above require full sunlight.
These are wonderful cut flowers for bouquets. They bloom throughout the summer. They even tolerate poor soil, so they are low maintenance. Sow them after the last spring frosts. Try to sow them in a place protected from strong winds. Get rid of dry flowers to prolong flowering. However, remember to leave a few flower heads. This will allow the plant to reseed itself. Cosmos can be white, pink or red.
This delicate flower will decorate your garden wonderfully. It likes full sunlight. It attracts attention with its honey scent and pretty shades of white, pink and purple. It is becoming more and more popular in polish gardens.
Sunflowers can grow up to 4m tall. Simply sow the seeds in a sunny, sheltered spot and watch them grow nicely. Remember, provide supports for the stems to grow the tallest flowers in the area. They come in over 70 varieties and tend to attract bees.
Many gardeners like these “cheerful” flowers. They have a distinctive, minty scent. They will do well at the edge of the garden and enhance its qualities. Plant them in well-drained soil in a sunny location. Use fertilizer in moderation so that catnip can fully bloom.
With hundreds of varieties, you’re sure to find one you like. The fleshy foliage helps withstand periods of drought, and the muted colors are a welcome addition to the fall garden. Sedums require full sun. You can use them to make a beautiful bouquet
Will add a lot of color to your garden. It loves hot weather and usually blooms from June until the autumn frosts. Sow seeds directly in the garden after the last spring frost. If you want beautiful flowers, sow more seeds every few weeks through June. Position your plants so they have good air circulation. This will reduce the risk of many diseases. Remove dry flowers to encourage zinnias to bloom better. They like full sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. You can choose pink, red, yellow, orange, green, purple or white flowers.
From eye-catching, romantic pink to bold orange, begonias come in many brilliant colors. They can bloom in pots or in the garden. They don’t require complicated care. They need mostly shade.
These annual plants are easy to grow. You can enjoy many flowers in late summer. They require full sun. They tolerate poor and dry soil, although they should be watered during prolonged periods of drought. Do away with fertilizer, which can inhibit flowering. Nasturtiums come in both shrub and vine forms. Interestingly, the leaves and flowers are edible. You can safely add them to salads
These blue flowers look like miniature carnations. They often attract butterflies. Sow seeds directly in the garden after the last spring frost. You can also sow them in a pot 6-8 weeks earlier and transplant them when the weather gets warmer. They require little care. Be sure to water them during prolonged drought.