How to plant flowers, tips on how to succeed

The act of planting, for a flower, is important for the blooming and lifespan of your plant.

How to plant a flower, here are the tips to succeed your planting. flower

Key points to remember

Exposure: Depends on the variety

Required tools:

  • a perennial flower
  • a hand trowel
  • a cultivator
  • a spade
  • a basin for water
  • soil mix

Ideal season: Spring, beginning of summer, fall

How to plant a flower, step by step

Step 1: Select the flower’s location and exposure. The best kind of exposure depends on the flower: check what the label says.

Showcase your plant by considering adjacent colors and the height of neighboring plants. Your arrangement will look more elegant.

Step 2: Remove the plant from its pot and dunk the clump in a water basin or a pail filled with water.

Step 3: For the planting, dig a nice hole. Mix the garden soil you’ve dug out with soil mix.

Step 4: Thread the cultivator along the roots of the clump to disentangle them.

Step 5: Layer some of the amended soil you’ve prepared, position your perennial at the center of the hole, taking care to spread the roots well.

Step 6: Backfill carefully with the remaining soil, without damaging the leaves.

Press down lightly and water.

Here are our video tips on how to plant a flower:

Smart tip about planting flowers

When your flower starts growing too large, prepare cuttings for yourself and for your friends. It will actually grow back much nicer.

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  • Penelope Smith wrote on 7 March 2019 at 2 h 28 min

    This is some really good information about plant flowers. It is good to know that it would be smart to dig a nice hole to put the flowers in. That is good for me to know because I want to get really nice flowers around my home.

    • Gaspard Lorthiois wrote on 8 March 2019 at 14 h 10 min

      Hello Penelope! Yes, a “nice” hole really helps to focus on preparing the soil for the plant. It may seem out-of-place to call a hole in the ground “nice”, but when drainage and soil is well prepared for your flower, there’s no other word to express satisfaction at a job well done!

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