Flowers are such a beautiful creation of God. And if you are fond of gardening so you must know about the = types of flowers that you can plant in different season and enjoy the beauty and fragrance in your home. Flowers & Seasons are intimately bound to each other. Most of the flowers are season specific. Though, some flowers are found through out the year, not particularly affected by changing seasons such as Alstromeria, Anthurium, Aster, Bourvardia, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Gerbera Daisy, Lily, and the spectacular Asiatic Lily.
Spring Flowers: Spring season; March - May is well known for flowers and beauty of nature. Spring flowering bulbs in the winter are in a rest stage. They require a freeze and period of dormancy to be the first to bloom. They provide a fresh and sweet atmosphere and adds beauty to your garden. Spring flowers give a life to the first insects - to bees and wasps.
Major flowers of spring are:
Summer Flowers: Summer is the time of hot and warm weather. Floral growth is the best in the summer season. The Northern hemisphere experiences summer during June, July, August, while in Southern hemisphere during December - February. Summer Flowers add brilliant color and beauty to the landscape through the heat of summer and until frost, with only minimum care. Summer is a time of beauty and abundance with Summer Flowers in the garden. Summer Flowers and in patio pots, window boxes, and hanging baskets are breathtakingly beautiful.
Major summer flowers are:
Autumn Flowers: Autumn is the season of the primary harvest. Autumn falls during September - November in the Northern hemisphere, and during September - November in the Southern hemisphere. Autumn flowers should be planted at the mid to end of summer. The easiest and quickest way to do that is to plant up some patio tubs and pots.
All you need is your favorite patio pot or tub filled with compost, ordinary potting compost, peat based or peat alternative will do. Make sure there are enough drainage holes in the bottom of your pots and tubs and fill them with compost to about 5cm (2inches) from the top. Gently push your autumn flowering bulbs into the compost, at a depth about equal to the length of the bulb, and with the roots downwards. Cover the bulbs with compost and give them a good watering. Place the pots and tubs on your patio and wait for the explosion of flowers in the next few weeks.
Major Autumn flowers:
Winter Flowers: Winter as we know is season of cold weather. The season occurs during December - February in Northern hemisphere. In the Southern hemisphere winter occurs during June - August. When your garden smiles throughout from spring to autumn then why let your garden die down in winter? Inspite of low temperature and cold climate there are few flowers listed here should bloom if planted in a location sheltered by shrubs or a wall and where they will receive southern exposure.
So, enjoy your gardening and fill your life and house with the beautiful fragrance and color of flowers!
(Sources: plants-free-for-life.com, essortment.com, theflowerexpert.com, flowers-cs.com)