Planting Flowers In Spring

spring flowersAre you looking forward to spring as much as we are? The cooler weather offers unique opportunities, but the warmer months are great for gardening and growing beautiful flowers to enjoy. As you look forward to spring, take this time to prepare for the best flowers to plant.

One of the first things to consider is where you going to plant the new flowers once the weather warms up. How much room do you have? Will the area be in the full sun, partial sun, full shade? Also, will you be planting flowers in the ground or in pots? All of these things are important to know so you can best grow the flowers you desire.

Next, you need to consider what you want in spring flowers. Are you looking for color? If so, what color flowers would you like to plant? Do you want flowers that spread, flowers that grow tall, accent flowers, or something else? Having an idea of what you like is another good consideration as you decide what flowers you want to plant this spring.

Have you decided whether you want to plant actual plants or bulbs? If you desire bulbs, you may choose flowers like Dahlias and Gladiolas. The bulbs are planted in spring, and the flowers bloom in summer. Bulbs that bloom in spring are daffodils and tulips, but need to be planted the previous fall.

landscapers readingAs the weather in spring is still a little cool, pansy is a good choice. These beautiful flowers like the cool weather and looks great in window boxes, various containers, or planted in the ground.

Another option is yellow trillium. This flower blooms from spring to the end of June. It features delicate yellow and white blooms and marbled leaves.

Christmas rose, or Lenten rose produces spring flowers. You may even be able to find the double-bloom variety at a local nursery.

As you can see, there are many options for flowers to plant in the spring. The first thing you should do, though, is decide where you want to plant the flowers, what type of lighting the plants will receive, and what color and height options you prefer. Once you have decided on a few initial things, you will be ready to find the best spring blooming flowers for your home. Planting flowers is a great way to show off your home and add color to your life.