What flowers you can sow seeds in the ground?
In early July not too late to sow perennial Aster (Alpine), columbines (the catchment), the pink pyrethrum, leucanthemum (Daisy), delphinium, carnation - gerbil, gaillardia, lychnis, Malva, Erigeron.
The highlight of summer sowing
July is the hottest month in the summer. Heat and as often happens, the lack of rain and therefore low humidity are the main problem in summer crops. Therefore, before sowing the seeds, it is necessary to choose the right place, if the cultivation is planned in the beds. The site should be protected from the scorching sun, as the crops will simply dry up overnight. Be sure to pay daily attention to watering, if dry and hot. To water the crops should be carefully, trying not to blur the earth. The soil around crops is also preferably moistened with water to increase the humidity.
Small seeds it is better to sprinkle a thin layer of vermiculite or perlite, which retains moisture, and not to use peat litter. Large seeds is permissible to sprinkle loose soil.
Care of seedlings
Before germination, the soil should be kept in moderate humidity. It is impossible to give a dry soil layer. After all, hatched from the seeds die during the first drying of the soil. The rapid growth of the seedlings in the heat of summer is only possible with copious irrigation. Preferable to water in the morning before the heat.
When it is possible to pick the young seedlings?
To dive (transplant) flower of "youth" is possible after the extension of the first or second true leaf. Later swordplay delays the growth of plants.
Do I need to feed the seedlings?
In order to flower, the seedlings had survived the altercation and later the seedlings were strong, it is possible to feed the day before, until the picking in a few days, small doses of nitrogen fertilizer. After rooting of the transplanted seedlings make a second foliar application, nitrogen and potassium. At the end of the summer to prepare perennials for the winter, spends a third feeding with a predominance of potassium and phosphorus. But such feeding is not required if the land is fertile and small seedlings to grow well.