Category Archives: How to plant

Fantastic rhododendrons in your garden

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Gardening advice: how to plant a huge rhododendron

 

Iris ‘Protégé’ (Spuria) amazing and nice spring plant for your garden


Iris may be rhizomatous or bulbous perennials, with narrowly leaves and erect stems bearing flowers with 3 large spreading or pendent fall petals, alternating with 3 erect, often smaller, standard petals, in late winter, spring or early summer

Spuria section irises are rhizomatous perennials with several beardless flowers up to 15cm across, in late spring or early summer

‘Protégé’ is a vigorous perennial with long narrow leaves and stems to 1.3m, bearing 3 flowers with violet-blue standards and cream falls with fine, light violet veining

Common Name: iris ‘Protégé’
Family: Iridaceae
Color flower: Blue, Gold and Purple in Spring and Summer
Hardiness: old H4 (hardy)
Color foliage: Green in Spring and Summer
Height: 1-1.5 metres
Habit: Clump-forming
Habit: May be attacked by slugs, snails and thrips
Pruning: Remove any dying foliage in autumn, old flower stems can be cut down after flowering
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years
Exposure: Grow in well-drained, fertile, neutral to slightly acid loam in full sun
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Wall-side Borders

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Narcissus and Tulips – spring beauty – autumn job

Would you like to enjoy spring beauty in your garden?

Tulips and narcissus – are perfect choice!

Now is the best time for planting these bulbs.

Narcissus ‘Serena Lodge’

Narcissus are bulbous herbaceous perennials with linear leaves and leafless stems bearing flowers, which may be solitary or in umbels, with 6 spreading perianth segments and a cup or trumpet-shaped coronaDouble daffodils may have one or more flowers per stem, with either perianth segments or corona, or both being doubled

‘Serena Lodge’ is a double daffodil with sturdy stems bearing flowers to 8.5cm across, with cream perianth segments and mixed deep yellow and cream corona segments

Common Name: daffodil ‘Serena Lodge’
Color flower: Cream and Yellow in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green in Spring
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habitid: Clump-forming
Pests: May be attacked by slugs, large narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite
Pruning: Deadhead as flowers fade and allow the leaves to die down naturally
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years
Exposure: Plant at one and a half to two times its own depth in autumn. Will tolerate most soils but prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is constantly moist during the growing season
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Patio/Container Plants or Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs

How to plant tulips

Hyacinth – the king of the spring!

Hyacinth is very nice spring flower (bulb) with absolutely amazing flavor.

Look at this composition – it is wonderful, isn’t it?

September and October are the best time for planting this bulbs.

Planting bulbs

Embedment depth depends on the size of the bulb. The bigger the bulb the dipper it must be planted.

Plant spring bulbs this autumn and enjoy bright colors in your garden in the spring.