Advice 1: What to plant in the sun

Many gardeners think that you can plant on the Sunny side of the house: where all day sun. After all, there is a strong likelihood that the plant will dry out or get burned from the direct rays of the sun. In the sun grow well without additional care perennials. Such flowers need care only in the first year of their life, and then they themselves get their water and nutrients from the soil through roots. The selection of growers is quite large – there are many different perennial flowers, all summer will delight with their blooms.
Sun-loving flowers
Delphiniums are very popular among gardeners. It is densely covered with flowers in the form of bells plants. The flowers have a large, therefore the plant needs support, so he doesn't lay on the ground.
The sun perfectly grow Phlox. Phlox paniculata is a perennial herb of small stature. He stalks thick, with large flowers of different colors. Phlox smells very nice. If after flowering it is cut, then over the summer it will bloom a second time.
Bushy Aster is a groundcover that blooms star-shaped flowers until late autumn.
Astra shrub
Heliopsis – perennial, somewhat resembles a sunflower. The flowers have a large, long stored in the plant.
The daylily is a perennial plant with large flowers in the form of stars or bells. It is quite invasive.
Rudbeckia is a very hardy plant, with buds in the shape of daisies. This plant is strong and grows quickly, so needs constant pruning.
Catnip – this plant is a shrub that can be cut to any shape. It blooms with numerous small flowers. Catnip suitable for any beds.
Lavender is a small plant with hairy leaves and fragrant flowers. It is often planted near the curbs due to its bushiness.
Mallow – tall, with numerous flowers of a plant. The flowers have a simple, color is a shade of pink to purple. It is often planted at the end of the area, so they towered above all other flowers.
Useful advice
To extend the flowering perennials you can, if you are after flowering cut them.

Advice 2: How to plant asters

The Aster is a herbaceous plant with lush flowers. There are annual and perennial forms of this flower. Asters differ in a variety of colors, bloom for a long time, are good in the vase life. In addition, Astra is quite unpretentious, and loved by gardeners. In open ground, this plant planted seedlings or sown seeds.
How to plant asters
You will need
  • loam;
  • - peat;
  • - sand;
  • - superphosphate;
  • - wood ash;
  • - potassium sulphate;
  • - ammonium nitrate.
Annual asters that are most often found in the gardens of Central Russia, propagated by seeds. The seeds of these flowers can be directly sown in open ground, you can plant asters in the greenhouse and planted in the flower bed seedlings. If you want to grow your own seedlings in March or early April, prepare a soil mixture of six parts sod land, one part sand and two parts peat. Pour the soil into the box and put it on top of a two-centimeter layer of sand.
Sow the flower seed in sand to a depth of half an inch. After sowing the soil in the box should be carefully watered.
It is sometimes recommended to sow asters in late January or early February. The boxes with seeds after sowing are stored under the snow until March. It is believed that the seeds tempered in this way, better resist pathogens. In March, the boxes are transferred to a room with a temperature below twenty degrees. A week after that will begin to appear on sprouts.
After sprouts appear at the two true leaves, seedlings asters in pots or boxes. The distance between individual seedlings must be at least five centimeters. If the plants have time to stretch, Zaglebie their cotyledon leaves. If you are growing seedlings in the flat on a windowsill, use a fluorescent lamp as additional lighting.
In mid-may transplant the flowers in the open ground. For astr fit lit smooth area of soil, which after rain is not stagnant water. Try not to plant these flowers in areas where in the next three years has grown potatoes or tomatoes. In the ground before planting, make sixty grams of superphosphate and one hundred grams of wood ash per square meter.
Put plants at a distance of twenty to thirty centimeters apart and pour.
In ten or fourteen days after transplanting, make the per square meter of soil twenty grams of sulphate of potash, thirty grams of superphosphate and the same amount of ammonium nitrate. Try to make sure that the fertilizer does not fall on the leaves.
Regular watering of asters, after watering loosen soil and remove weeds.
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