How to choose what kind of flowers to plant in the garden

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Landscape Design
21 May 2016

Want to decorate your infield beds and flower beds, but do not know where to start?Tips experienced gardeners and secrets of experts on landscape design can help you to determine the order, what flowers to plant in the country.


main criteriaselecting flowering plants for the garden ↑

  • personal taste preferences

There are many design options gardening area.You can create a flower from a plant in a single color, or play in contrasts.Even beginners florist afford to portray a variety of patterns on a bed.In addition, experienced amateur gardeners and landscape design specialists advise not to f

orget about the reception called creative chaos.

  • Features lifecycle colors

To infield look attractive for an extended period, carefully read the information on the period of flowering, size, date defoliation of plants that you plan to use for the creation of live tracks.

  • dimensions and structure of the flowers, their leaves and stems

dense thickets lovers will appreciate Volzhanka and black cohosh.For the formation of the flower carpet is better to use chickweed or zhivuchka.Please note that the iris and yarrow form dense bushes and geranium and the sage look more loose.When you create a flower garden, try to keep the species balance and a harmonious blend of vegetation.

  • unpretentious and easy to care for

perfect color to give do not need frequent watering, fertilize and tie.They should be easy to endure drought, torrential rains and other natural phenomena.

  • Security

If you have small children and curious pets, discard the planter lily family.Tubers of these colors are very poisonous.

Flowers in the garden
Flowers can turn your cottage in paradise

What kind of flowers to plant in the garden one summer beauty ↑

Plants whose life cycle lasts one season, often called the flower beds.Plant them fairly easily, but the process must be repeated annually.In addition, annuals require careful maintenance.When choosing seeds of annual crops for a garden need to be considered:

  • decorative properties of plants;
  • illumination of the landing;
  • the soil area;
  • features of their growth and flowering.

worth noting that most of the flower beds flowers grow best in full sun.The exceptions are some varieties that prefer a slightly shaded habitat.Wet soil is fertile - a great place for a flower garden marigold and calendula.In alkaline soil it is recommended to plant nasturtium and petunia.

A flower bed in the country
Create magical nature corner with his hands

Top 5 summer annuals ↑

Marigolds ↑

Despite the fact that distinguish about 60 kinds of colors, the most common varieties are considered to be only 3 of them:

  • erect;
  • fine leaved;
  • rejected.

simple, double and semi-double flowers marigolds are monochromatic or two-tone.The color palette of plants stands out for its diversity (from yellow to maroon).

These flowers are perfect for a garden plot

Asters ↑

These annual flowers are beautiful, unpretentious and varied.They are grown seedlings and nonseedlings way.They are resistant to frost and drought.The most famous varieties of asters: Southern Night, Versailles, Fontainebleau, Iris, white-haired lady, Winter Cherry.They are pleased with their flowering from mid-summer until the first frost.

watering asters, remember moderation.Excessive moisture can bring to their death

Kosmeya ↑

cold-resistant and drought-resistant Tall annual crops.Inflorescence - simple and double daisies white, pink or crimson.Decorative leaves cosmos reminiscent of delicate lace.The plant is sown in open ground in mid-spring.The main condition for the flowering and growth of the cosmos - an abundance of sunlight.

Do not forget to pinch the tops in a timely manner, and remove faded blossoms cosmos

Zinnia ↑

This unusually colorful plant has a wide range of bright colors.There are three main varieties of zinnias:

  • georginotsvetnye;
  • hrizantemovidnye;
  • kaktusotsvetnye;

plants are not subject to a wide range of diseases, is not attractive to pests.For zinnias characterized by long flowering period in group plantings.

Petunia ↑

Waive above flower crops due fastidiousness care.It is very popular with gardeners because of the huge number of colors.Petunias planted in pots or in the open ground.They need sun and regular watering.

Make sure that in your petunias are not settled aphids, ants and spider mites.In combat, use a soap solution or insecticide

Dvuhletniki for beds and not just ↑

decorative value biennial colors shown in the second year of life.In the first year after planting, they are actively growing and developing, to strengthen their root system.After wintering in the two-year flowering shoots appear.Plants in bloom, the seeds are formed.

Biennial flower culture is very elegant and quite unpretentious.They are sown in open ground in mid-summer.Experienced growers seeded dvuhletniki from year to year.This allows you to maintain the continuity of flowering.In addition, most of the plants are well breed self-seeding.The family dvuhletnikov include:

  • bells;
  • daisies;
  • cloves;
  • me-nots;
  • pansies and others.

These colors can be combined with annuals and perennials in the flower beds, containers and bouquets.

prosperity Give your garden by planting it bells

Perennials as the decoration of your garden ↑

duration of the life cycle of perennial flower crops is calculated in years and sometimes even decades.The range of these unpretentious in the care of flowers is huge.Flowering perennials are classified according to the following criteria: a method of hibernation:

  • cold-resistant (periwinkle, yucca, peonies, irises);
  • thermophilic (dahlias, lilies, gladioli).

lighting requirements:

  • photophilic (carnations, poppies, delphiniums);
  • Shade (lily of the valley, violet);
  • shade-tolerant (chrysanthemums, irises, phlox).


  • tall (miniature sunflowers, rue, Hollyhock);
  • sredneroslye (yarrow, peonies, cornflowers);
  • undersized (geranium, sage).

Note !High culture considered above 80 cm, medium - from 30 cm to 80 cm, and low - up to 30 cm.

Perennial flowers can grow in different ways: tubers, bulbs, cuttings, roots, dividing the bushes and even seeds.Caring for perennials includes:

  • mulch;
  • regular watering;
  • removal of dried flowers;
  • fertilizer;
  • timely rejuvenation of plants.
Queen garden is considered to be a rose.Maybe on your cottage is lacking is the rosary?

design flower beds in the area ↑

Florist plot: Secrets and options of plants ↑

Decorate with flowers gardening area can be yourself.Use the basic techniques of placement of flowering plants from experts on landscape design.

  • ridges.It is a wide floral stripes running along the trails.Formed of one or more crops.
  • Border.It looks like a narrow strip of uniform stunted plants.
  • Arabesque.These patterns of flowers, made in Arabic style, very difficult to establish and maintain in good condition.
  • Mixborders.Flower Garden with a complex composition that allows you to watch it bloom throughout the season.Its members include the dwarf trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants and vases, and decorative grasses.
  • array.A huge cluster of flowering plants of various shapes and types.
  • FreeCell.It used mainly for landing of large ornamental perennial flowering plants.Separate from other objects garden.
  • Herbal plastic.This technique is like a creative personality.For him, you will need a metal frame, a little imagination and patience to grow it on the carpet vegetation.
  • container garden.It will decorate the villa or apartment balcony usual using flowers in pots.This garden has a high mobility.He is able not only to decorate all around, but also successfully used to mask any cosmetic defects of your site.
There is no place for a bed?Use marigolds as hedges

Before creating a new flower bed sketch out her plan on paper.It is worth noting that the tall plants better place closer to the flower bed cent.As you approach the edge of the clubs vegetation growth should decrease.For a complete filling 3 large enough to flower garden plants, 7 medium and not more than 55 carpet or ground cover.

flower bed at the cottage ↑

As you can see, there are so many ways to decorate your flower gardening area.Try your hand at horticulture - will not regret!Enjoy the beauty and the process of its creation!