It’s never too early to start planning your spring flower garden. These helpful tips for a better Spring Flower Garden with get your garden growing in no time.
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The cold winter months have all of us dreaming of warmer weather. No matter how mild or harsh the winter is in your area, it’s always good to think spring. Now is the time to start thinking about warmer weather, fun in the sun and preparing to beautify our yards.
Planning a spring flower garden is part of the joy of wintertime. As we near spring I love thinking about how I can make my flower garden better than it was last year. Today I’m sharing some of the tips I’ve found to make a better spring flower garden.
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Order Summer Flowering Bulbs
Now is a great time to order summer flowering bulbs and seeds to ensure you get beautiful flower options for your spring flower garden. Flowers that work well as bulbs and seeds for summer flowering are Lilies, Gladiolus and Ranunculus.
Get the Flower Beds Clear
Once the ground has thawed enough for you to start working on the outdoor spring flower beds, you can get them cleared out. Take time to remove dead leaves and debris while placing some compost or fertilizer into the soil to help boost the fertilization of your flowers once planted.
Design the Space
If you want to create a better flower garden this year, you may opt to design the space slightly different than last year. Using an app or paper with a pencil, you can easily draw out plans for your current spring garden landscapingand shape.
Opt for Containers
Using spring containers to plant some of your earlier blooming flowers will ensure that you have many flowers ready for the spring season. This is a fun way to add more beauty to your garden with colorful spring containers and hanging plant holders.
Include Flowering Shrubs
There’s something satisfying and beautiful about a spring flower bed that has some texture to it. This texture can be added by including flowering shrubs in your plans for this year’s spring flower garden.
Opt for Early Bloomers
If you’re truly ready to make a better spring flower garden then you may want to pick up some early bloomers. This helps you feel like spring is coming earlier than normal as these types of flowers will bud in early spring, creating the start of your beautiful spring flower garden.
Using all of these tips for a better spring flower garden will surely be fun to plan during the colder winter months. This will help give you something positive to look forward to and start planning for in spring.
Be sure to research the flowers you opt to plant in your flower garden so that you know how much sun they need and what time of year is best to plant them based on geographical location.