How to care for Flowers


Potted Flowers:

For flower care, potted flowers need special care an attention you wouldn’t usually pay to other flowers. For example, you need to consider drainage and the substance of the pot itself. Post made of clay or other products often absorbs water and keep the plants from absorbing it themselves. Opt for plastic or resin pots and you can help your plants live longer. Keep them pest free by using either pest control or natural home remedies like water and vinegar. Bugs and soil infestations will destroy potted plants very quickly and there is no guarantee you can revive them.

For potted plants, fertilizer is a great way to double the blooms and increase the size of your plant. Consulting a professional at a local gardening store will help you find the right type of fertilizer for your home without risking the plants health or even your own with harsh chemicals. Deadheading is also useful to help your plant grow more blooms in a shorter period of time. And finally, you need to get in the groove of a normal watering routine. A routine helps any plant know when to expect more sustenance. Flowers can be especially sensitive to so give it lots of TLC to enjoy the blooms.


Flower Beds:

The number one issue you need to consider is how to care for your flower beds by preventing pests. Animals and bugs can really take a toll on the longevity and beauty of any flower bed. Consequently, we want you to make sure to train any pets to steer clear of these delicate plants. Next you will want to focus on weed control. Weeds can easily overrun any plant bed and destroy whatever roots your plants have laid down. Weeds often feed on the death of your flowers so be sure to deal with any weed problem immediately.

Flower care also extends to dealing with and removing bits of the plant itself. Deadheading is when you remove the dead blossoms. This helps your flowers redirect their energy towards new and promising buds. Disbudding is when you remove the flower buds that are either excessive or don’t look as promising as others. And finally. Pruning things like flower bushes to train them where to stay and to teach your flower where you want it to focus its blooms. Taking care of your flowers means spending some time enhancing their soil and caring for them on a regular basis.


For more information about flower care or to get a landscape design that incorporated your favorite flowers, contact us here at Capital Landscape for a free consultation.


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