Schwartz’s Quick Tips for Successful Perennials

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Schwartz’s Quick Tips for Successful Perennials

If you’re looking to expand your garden at home, perennials from a flower greenhouse can be a great addition. Perennials don’t need to be replanted each season and the same plants appear each year, making them a great investment. To grow successful perennials, follow these four handy tips below!

Use Full Sun

According to Garden Pals, about 55% of households in the U.S. engage in gardening activities. If you want to be a successful gardener, consider growing perennials, as they’re fairly easy and can be done in almost any climate. The key to success is to use full sun locations, meaning that the plant will get at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. This will help the perennials thrive, allowing for fuller and healthier flowers. If you don’t have full sun, you may need to use different flowers that can grow in the shade, such as primroses.

Start With Well-Established Potted Plants

While you might be tempted to buy smaller and cheaper plants, it’s important to invest in well-established potted plants from a top flower greenhouse in your area. The mature root systems will help them become established quickly in your garden and increase their chances of survival. It’s also important that they are healthy and free from pests or diseases before you buy them.

Choose Suitable Soil

The soil is essential to maintaining healthy perennials throughout the year. It should be well-draining, nutrient-rich, and not overly wet or dry. Perennials will grow best in soil with a pH between 6 and 7. In addition, you will need to fertilize your perennials throughout the season. There are many organic fertilizers available that will provide the necessary nutrients for maximum growth.

Water Regularly

Perennials require regular watering in order to remain healthy and vibrant. The amount of water varies depending on the perennials, but generally, one inch of water per week should be sufficient. During periods of intense heat, you may need to increase the amount of water as well as provide shade if possible. Also, avoid over-watering, as it can cause root rot.

Keep these tips in mind as you purchase perennials at a flower greenhouse and bring them home! With the right care and attention, your perennials will thrive for years to come. If you need more help, call Schwartz Greenhouse today.