How to plant flowers, tips on how to succeed

How to plant a flower

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 flower planting.

Key points to remember

Pots, tools and flowersExposure: Depends on the variety.

Usually one of the following:

  • full shade
  • part shade = part sun
  • full sun

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

Steps for planting flowersStep 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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