Best flowers to buy in the spring
All of these flowers are an excellent choice to add to your garden. However, some plants may be easier to plant and cultivate than others. If you’re a beginner gardener or want to get your kids involved, it is better to stick to simpler spring flowers that will bloom easily and don’t require too much maintenance.
Some of the best flowers to buy in the spring are discussed below.
Crocus is a robust bulb that can still grow even with snow on the ground. You’ll need to plant them in the fall if you want them to spring up in time. Be aware, though, that rodents love them, and as the crocus is one of the tastier bulbs around, at least for mice and similar animals, you may find them pop up somewhere else in your garden.
The daffodil is a classic spring flower that most people associate with the season already. Because of this, it makes sense to try your hand at planting them yourself to add some sunshine to your flower beds. Like a crocus, you need to plant daffodil bulbs in the fall, but once you’ve done this, daffodils are one of the very first flowers to bloom once spring comes around. Unlike crocus, rodents are not a fan, and deer will also leave them be, so you needn’t worry about losing them when you turn your back, even for a second.
Tulips are another popular spring flower that everyone has seen while out and about, even if you don’t know the name of the flower you’re admiring. These flowers are considered perennials (a plant that lives longer than two years), but they also tend to fade in the first year, which is why budding and experienced gardeners are happy to plant them each year. Tulips are popular amongst critters, so make sure you plant them somewhere animals can’t get to them. If you can’t find the perfect pot to do this, you can plant them underneath daffodils. This both protects the bulbs and also adds a lovely little mixture of color to your flower beds.
You don’t need to worry about missing the planting time for these flowers. You can buy ready-planted bulbs directly from your florist and transfer them to your flower beds prepared in time for them to bloom into life and make your garden the most attractive around.
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Things to remember
Even though these spring flowers are some of the easiest to plant and grow, you still need to keep a close eye on them. Get rid of any bugs and pests that will feed on the roots, and do what you can to keep the flowers away from critters.
How does your garden grow?
If you have the space to plant and grow your favorite spring flowers, you can make the most of your garden. Planting crocus, daffodils, tulips, and more will help brighten up your home and make it a more pleasant and vibrant place to be. If you need further advice on how to plant your spring bulbs successfully, get in touch today.