Bulbous spring wildflowers bloom first in the garden after the cold weather. These small and fragile flowers are not afraid of frosts and pleasing to the eye.
For all the gardeners and flower lovers spring is a welcome time to visit their plots and flower beds to reveal the first shoots and flowers. And, spring is the time to think about planting new plants.
Galantus, or snowdrop. If you do not grow these wonderful flowers, who are the first to Wake up after the winter cold, it’s time to plan a place where they can be planted. To do this, select in your garden where the snow melts first. And in July in these locations, you can plant the bulbs of snowdrops. Bulbs are planted in loose soil at a depth of 5-7 cm is better to Plant them in groups of 5-6 pieces. Already next spring the snowdrops will grow and fill the entire clearing.
Useful tip: plant the primrose bulbs and later flowers next or even in one hole. First, it will save space, and secondly, will provide continuous flowering.
Eranthis, or vesennik winter. Even the name itself makes it clear that this flower is able to bloom as soon as the snow. Arantes propagated by self-seeding, so after year one or two plants will grow in a small clearing. To plant the seeds and eranthis can, but in this case it will only bloom on 2-3rd year.
Useful tip: to choose a proven planting seeds that suit your climate. It is best to take seeds from surrounding areas, so there will be more chances that they will germinate and take root.
The crocuses. Crocuses are the most beautiful of all the primroses, but, unfortunately, their blooms are fleeting. If you want for as long as possible to admire a meadow of crocuses, plant the plants from different varietal groups. Rastsveta in turn, they can bloom continuously for 20-30 days. Crocuses are quite undemanding and hardy. But the soil for them should be neutral and loose.
Helpful hint: when buying bulbs primroses on the market, be sure to ask the seller about the growing conditions for this variety.
Pushkin, or «dwarf hyacinth». Pushkin from the Lily family that reaches a height of 10-13 cm the Pushkin planted early in autumn in prepared and fertilized soil. After 1.5-2 months should be fed potassium and nitrogen.
Helpful hint: select onions of medium size, solid and sturdy.