Beautiful Spring Flowers

by Amy Gordon
(last updated March 19, 2013)

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Springtime is the time that the sun starts to shine again, the flowers start to grow, and the world seems to come back to life again after pausing over the winter break. If you want your garden to look great in the spring, you are going to have to start preparing the year before. If you get to work, the spring will look even more beautiful than ever, since you will have the most beautiful flowers growing around your house to brighten the already beautiful days.

The hardest part about growing spring flowers is choosing which flowers you want to use. To have those early spring flowers, you are going to have to use early bloomers, such as Snowdrops and Spring Snowflakes. These flowers all come in bulbs and need to be planted in the fall. When the winter months get really dark, you can think about the flowers that are just waiting to grow out of the ground once springtime comes around.

When you have chosen and purchased your bulbs, you will need to find the perfect spot for your flowers. The most important thing that you should look for while choosing a spot is that water drains well from the area, especially if you live in an area that gets heavy rainfall during the winter. If water stagnates in the spot where your bulbs are resting, it could kill off the flowers before they have a chance to grow. You should also try to find an area that has fertile soil with low acidity.

Now that you have both your bulbs and the spot to grow them, just dig a hole deep enough to cover the bulb, and place the bulb in the hole with the pointy end facing up. This is best done about six weeks before it really starts to get cold and the ground freezes. Cover the bulb with soil. Water the area well. If you want to keep your bulbs warm, which is recommended in very cold climates, cover the area with mulch or straw.

That is it. You do not have to do anything more except wait for the springtime to come around to enjoy your beautiful new flowers.

Author Bio

Amy Gordon

Amy Gordon loves keeping things simple, natural, and safe so she can spend more time having fun. Every day she learns new things about making life at home easier and she loves to share it with you! ...

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