These days, every single conversation has to start with the pandemic and end with it. This blog post is no different. To be very honest, there are a lot of people who found solace in gardening during the pandemic. Any hobby has to be carefully nurtured and developed over a period of time. Surely, there must be many people who love to spend hours in their backyard taking care of their babies. Well, by babies we mean the adorable flower plants that they look after.
The beauty, complexity and incredible diversity of orchid flowers are unrivalled in the plant world. These exotic beauties comprise the largest family of flowering plants on earth, with over 30,000 different species, and at least 200,000 hybrids. There are dozens of varieties of orchids, and hundreds of hybrids, that are perfectly happy growing on a sunny windowsill or under plain lights. Beware though, as growing orchids can be addictive.
Snapdragons are very popular short-lived garden perennials. They are a mainstay of classic flower gardens, with infinite uses, from mixed border gardens to flower boxes to patio containers. We can grow them fairly easily from seeds started indoors weeks before the last winter frost. Snapdragons do best in rich, well-draining soil in a sunny location, though they will tolerate part shade.
Reaching up to 15 feet in height, the hydrangeas grow very quickly and often fill the place in just one summer. Fall is the best season to plant hydrangeas, followed by early spring. It is essential to give the bloom a healthy root system before it develops. Hydrangeas grow well in soil containing an abundant organic material.
Growing jasmine in your premises is certainly possible. Jasmine needs a lot of direct sunlight, so make sure you keep it in a proper place. Jasmine is the most fragrant vine. It will flourish, if it gets enough water, adequate sunlight and a good soil. The selection of jasmine varieties you want to plant depends on the climate you live in. For cooler regions, Jasminum Polyanthum is the one you can try, whereas in warmer regions most of the jasmine species will grow.