Growing wildflowers in your garden is one of the best and simplest ways to bring life to your home. It’s a great way to provide a fresh look for your garden all throughout the year. No longer will you have to worry about replanting every season because wildflowers are resilient to changing weather conditions and will always provide your garden with color and vibrancy.
There are many things that you have to consider while growing wildflowers in your garden. One is the various types of wild flowers and the characteristics of each type. Wild flowers are seasonal plants. They might look brilliant and stunning at their peak season but can also become progressively duller as the season ends.
There are three major types of wild flowers ‘ perennials, biennials and annuals. Perennials are those that bloom and are vibrant all throughout the year. Annuals, as the name suggests, bloom only for one season every year while biennials bloom one season every two years. Choosing the type of flowers to grow in your garden is important in order for you to get the most out of every peak season.
To give your garden a different look every season, it is best to intersperse the types of wildflowers to plan for every seed batch. Since perennials are present all throughout the year, make sure that this type of wildflowers represents a considerable portion for every batch of seeds you wish to plant. Perennials must be included in the set of plants for every season to ensure a garden that’s vibrant with blooming flowers all throughout the year.
There are many kinds of wildflowers that are annuals, or bloom in one season every year. Make sure that you include one type of annual wildflowers for each season so you will have a set of flowers blooming at a particular time of the year.
It is best that you include one flower special from all blooming seasons for every patch in your garden. With matching perennials and a different batch of wildflowers blooming for every season, you are guaranteed a garden that has a diverse vibrant look all throughout the year.
Make sure that you keep your perennials, or the flowers that will bloom all throughout the year, constantly watered. If possible, reseed the biennials and annuals in your garden to maintain excellent flowering all the time.
Keep your flowers healthy by protecting them against weeds. Weeds are always a constant problem in gardens and the best way to keep them from growing is to stop them from seeding. Before planting different seed batches of wildflowers in your garden, till the soil and eradicate weeds in your flowerbeds.
Growing wildflowers in your garden is one of the best gifts that you can give to your home. Not only will they provide a necessary color and liveliness to your place, wildflowers also attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds. These animals and insects bring you closer to nature and give you a richer presence of the natural beauty that is inherent in this world.