• Seasonal flower gardens

    Seasonal floral compositions are created from plants, the flowering period of which falls on one time interval and is clearly expressed during any season.

    Vesnariy is a very spectacular view of the seasonal flower garden, which gives us the beauty of the flowering of the first spring flowers. Vesnaries usually make a small size and plant in it early-budding bulbous, tuberous and rhizome perennial plants. The first snowdrops appear on the clearings snowdrops, behind them are scylls and raznokolernye gentle crocuses, Kandyk Then comes the flowering of Hionodok-si, muscari, hyacinths, tulips, hazel grouses, daffodils, primroses, lilies of the valley. Blooming bulbs in spring can be supplemented with early-flowering biennial plants: daisies, pansies, forget-me-nots.

    Ideas for spring planting

    Red tulips with delicate white daffodils and blue glades of muscari.

    Orange grouse, white daffodils with an orange tubular flower( Einstein variety) and white muscari.

    Yellow-orange daffodils and orange tulips.

    Red tulips, yellow daffodils and blue muscari.

    Pink tulips, white daffodils, pink hyacinths and white muscari.

    Yellow tulips, blue muscari or yellow daffodils and blue muscari.

    A small part of the spring can be small monospecies of tulips or daffodils of the most diverse colors, as well as primulas - beautiful, bright with a tender green garden primrose in the landscape style, because primroses in natural landscapes grow ornamental groups, singly or arrays. To arrange a primrose primrose in the composition of a spring is better in bright places with a moving openwork shadow from the trees. In such conditions, they bloom longer. Primrose are very diverse in color and form of flowers, in height of inflorescences, color and form of leaves, which allows them to create multicolor rich compositions from them.

    The site with spring flowers should be protected from cold and winds by curtains of beautifully flowering shrubs and framed by a border of low cut shrubs. After the blossoming of spring species, foliage of flowering bushes and curtains from perennials of summer-autumn flowering, for example, peonies, lilies, phloxes, gel-niums, etc., will cover the leaves. Blossoming shrubs can be barberry, spiraea, various species and varieties

    lilacs, chubushnik, winter-hardy roses, quince Japanese, honeysuckle.

    Since in the period of the main flowering the compositions in April-May are still very damp, the tracks in the spring should be solid, composed of irregularly shaped tiles or angular natural stones.

    Flowering terms

    According to the terms of flowering, plants can be referred to as long or seasonally flowering: in spring, in the first half of summer, in the middle and late summer, in autumn. The most beneficial for the design of long-flowering plants. But, unfortunately, there are relatively few of them: from annuals - ageratum, marigolds, petunia, sage;from perennial - tuber begonia.

    In the spring bulb flowers - tulip, narcissus, hyacinth, small-bellied;two-year-olds - pansies, daisies, forget-me-nots;perennial - dorogic and primrose.

    In the first half of summer bloom: annual - Iberis and lemon;two-year-old - Hesperian, Turkish carnation and bell;perennial - aquilegia, carnation, lupine, oriental poppy, iris, peony.

    In the middle of summer blossom: annual - ageratum, amaranth, arctotis, cornflower, verbena, carnation, yearlings, dimorphoteca, sweet peas, calendula, clarkey, cosmos, lavatera, lobelia, lobula-laria, snapdragon,portolak, rezeda, scabiosa, tobacco, phlox Drum-monda, chrysanthemum, zinnia, eschsolcia;biennial - clove grenadine, shtroroza;perennial - astilba, daylily, koreopsis, nivyanik, delphinium, clematis, rose.

    At the end of summer blossom( continue to bloom): annual - asters, verbena, cloves, godess, sweet peas, space, lavatera, lobelia, snapdragon, reseda, tobacco, chrysanthemum, zinnia;biennial - mallow;perennial - gladiolus, dahlia, nivian, rudbeckia, delphinium, phlox, clematis, rose.

    Autumn bloom: annual - aster, clove, space, tobacco;perennial - gladiolus, dahlia, chrysanthemum, rudbeckia.


    This is a garden of autumn flowers, distinguished by the magnificence of late blossom colors: golden, yellow, bronze, purple-red, fiery orange-such as ore-bekii, helenium, solidago, buzulnik, New England aster, Alpine aster, dark purple, Koreanchrysanthemum, periwinkle, autumn crocus, bdan, armeria, ce-doom bean-like, this magnificence is complemented by the late flowers of the marigolds flowing off under the snow.

    The garden of autumn flowers is preserved from early September to frost. It is designed near or near the house, under the trees, along the path at a distance of 2-3 m from it. In the autumn garden, all plantings should be done in the form of free-form groups. In the foreground there are low plants of ground cover type, the second plan is occupied by medium-sized plants with a strictly columnar pyramidal shape of the bush, the background is reserved for tall plants - solidago, ore-bekia, buzulnik, helenium. To build a color composition in an autumn garden can be harmonized with the transition from silvery-yellow, orange, red to purple-violet colors or contrast: silver or green tone with purple, red and orange.