Although the summer has passed, with all colors and the freshness it tells, you can still enjoy the beauty in your garden. The secret is to arrange the court so that you are surrounded by a harmony of colors. And fall of admiring! Orange, Red , brick, purple, silver – whether trying a harmony between them, whether you prefer the contrast, these autumnal colors dominate the landscape.
Choose species of flowers or shrubs that bloom and so their splendor will remove the gloomy feeling and cool weather. Leaf rust color , a wealth of forms, a fascinating atmosphere, you have never seen something like this before. For your delight, all they have to be prepared in advance.
First, observe the garden, especially the areas in need of a spot of color. The second step is to make a visit to the flower shops or parks to see the plants of interest in this period – shrubs whose leaves acquire intense autumn colors, perennials that bloom now, etc..
Some of the most popular fall flowers are Chrysanthemums, that are find in a variety of colors along with gladioli, rods , Begonia , the lion’s mouth, , Marigold, dahlia – all these plants bloom from June until late autumn.
By the end of the summer bulbs should be removed from the ground, clear the ground and kept till spring in paper bags in a dry place. In the garden, continue to trim lawn, gathering seeds and flowers and clean espalier fence or climbing plants which have dried.
If you have a large garden in which trees predominate, then care must be taken that they be cut and prepared for winter. All you have to do is to buy a special scissors to cut and remove dry and useless branches.
Although it is said that it is appropriate to let the dry leaves on the ground, as is a good manure , this it is not always beneficial. Many of the leaves may be carriers of disease and can affect plants from soil. In this case, a leaf blower is recommended.
If you want to have evergreen plants in the garden at the appropriate time plant them is early October. Do not miss the opportunity to plant some flowers that you can enjoy in the spring.
These include: hyacinths, tulips, daffodils and crocus . You can enjoy more flowers that you can plant like pansies, wall flowers, bells, Turkish carnation. Before planting operation, wet the soil a day or two before. Do not forget to wet bulbs after what you planted them, but not too much.
If you have sensitive decorative trees in the garden do not forget to cover them with a protective foil to protect them from frost. Two layers of foil are sufficient, depending on tree size. If you have young trees planted in spring, put around their fragile trunks a fence of wire or other such products to protect them from the animals. Take care to cover the strain!
Your garden can take a brighter look if you paint with lime the stems of the trees. The window boxes need to be cleaned of dried plants and be kept in a dry place protected from frost.