Modern homeowners often find it tough to build a garden area. Yes, they hardly get to take off any time from their busy schedule. However, the crunch of space in their houses also play a major role why they cannot invest in starting a garden. They should consider the limitations, but should never be discouraged also!
Growing flowers in pots can turn out to be the perfect solution you are looking for. You will get a choice to plant a wide variety of flowers which are suited to grow only in pots or containers. Moreover, potted arrangements are effective in making a nice accent to the garden bed.
Let’s have a step-by-step look at how you should carry out creating an aesthetically beautiful and eye-catching flower-pot garden :
#1. Plan ahead to make the most of the available spaces. Therefore, it is important that you make sure the light conditions are perfect, and the plants are getting nothing more or nothing less. Increase the space with hanging pots, window containers and shelves.
#2. The pots should be big; at least large enough to have proper drainage holes and accommodate the growing roots of the plants. While plastic pots are light and easy to manage, terracotta pots look beautiful and good insulation and air circulation for the roots. So choose the pots wisely.
#3. Purchase pots with different heights and diameter. You also need to consider the heights of the plants, their colors and also their types. While lavender or thyme are well complimented by showy petunias, tall flowers like snapdragon work well with ivy and pansies. Moreover, nasturtium, calendula and marigolds find it easy to attract beneficial insects as they are bright in colors.
#4. Coming to filling the pots, it is important that it should contain garden soil mixed with compost and sand.It is also important to fertilize the plants at least once a week in summer and spring months. You also need to make sure that the pots are watered properly. Potter plants dry sooner, and good watering will not only keep them blossoming but also keep the pest away.
Keep these 4 points in mind, and creating a flower-pot garden will be as easy as taking a stroll in the park.
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