Aude Laborde Flower May 14th 2020, 00:00:00
When it comes to flower garden ideas, many garden enthusiasts recommend the use of cuttings instead of seeds as planting materials for flower gardens. Growing plants from seeds may take a long time. You will need to wait for a few weeks or months before your plants will grow and start to bear flowers. Unfortunately, many people lack the patience to wait for two or three seasons to see some flowers in our flower gardens. If you want to fill your home with plenty of colorful flowers, consider using cuttings as planting materials for your flower garden. Cuttings are easier to grow compared to seeds and they also bear flowers a lot faster.
Looking For Stem Cuttings In Flower Garden
Before you throw a lot of energies into looking for stem cuttings for your flower garden, you need to know that not all types of ornamental plants can grow from stem cuttings. Some flowering plants have to be grown from seeds rather than cuttings. To get ideas as to which types of flowering plants can be grown from cuttings; you need to read a few books about ornamental plant growing. Find a book in the library on this topic and familiarize yourself with the different species of flower plants. Once you have some ideas as to which types of plants can be grown from stem cuttings, you may now start looking for stem cuttings for planting. The best place to look for stem cuttings for your flower garden is your local nursery or garden shop. If you have some friends who also have gardens, you may also ask them if they can give you some stem cuttings for planting. You might get a few stem cuttings from your friends for free. You can save a lot of money if you get some of your planting materials for free.
Planting Your Cuttings In Flower Garden
You need to prepare your flower garden plots well in advance. Remember that some types of plant cuttings deteriorate fast and if they are planted on the soil within a given period, they may dry up and die. To reduce the level of mortality of your cuttings, you need to plant them as soon as possible. You should also see to it that you water your cuttings regularly. Cuttings need water to grow roots. However, you should not put too much water into your flower garden. Too much water can make the soil soggy and inhospitable. Just put enough water into your flower garden to keep the soil moist and fertile.