Follow these flower garden and planting ideas and tips for successful flower gardening.
Growing a flower garden does not have to be difficult or stressful, in fact it can be quite therapeutic.
I have rounded up some of the best ideas and tips you can follow to get started.
“Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”
– Luther Burbank
If you are new to gardening or looking for a specific style garden, these tips are perfect for you to help you enjoy flowers this summer.
How to begin planting
For the newbies or those that need a little help Kippi at Kippi at Home has you covered with this amazing flower planting guide. Kippi shares a step by step tutorial that is a must for everyone.
Gardening requires some basic tools and resources to help you on your gardening journey. I have some great ideas for you here.
Self seeding plants
Self seeding plants are those that drop seeds in the garden before they die off. The seed then germinates on their own the next year. Leslie at Feet Under My Table has a wonderful post you don’t want to miss.
How to save plant bulbs
Everything you need to know about saving Dahlia bulbs year after year with Sustain My Cooking Habit. This is an in depth guide to educate you on saving bulbs.
How to keep flowers blooming
Sustain my cooking habit shares ways to keep flowers blooming all summer as part of her summer flower tour. She shares some stunning flowers.
Maybe you are looking for specific garden types, below you will find tips and ideas for various kinds of flower gardens.
Creating a cottage style garden
Cottage style gardens are informal in nature with traditional materials and dense plantings. Typically they will be a mix of flowering and edible plants. These tips on creating a cottage style garden will help you get started.
Creating container gardens
Using container gardens for any small space is the perfect way to have color. I found a few amazing posts about creating container gardens that are a must read. My post here is great for a small porch area to create a welcoming entry.
This Dear Casa shares how to create a stunning container garden that is perfect for any yard or porch.
Kippi at Kippi at home has a complete container gardening guide that you will need to get you started on your container gardening journey. She has included everything you need to know.
These are the best flower garden and planting ideas and tips that will get you started gardening and help you enjoy flowers this summer.
Till next time