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How to Plant Flowering Shrubs: The Easy and Affordable Way
The world is a vast and beautiful place. And every season, it gives us something new and exciting to look at. Spring marks the beginning of warmer weather and the start of longer days. It's also when we get to enjoy flowers blooming again in full force. If you want to see some vibrant colors in your yard, you may want to consider planting flowering shrubs that are easy on your wallet. Here are some easy ways to plant flowering shrubs.
How to prepare your soil
That means removing any weeds and debris and adding good compost to provide nutrients for your shrubs. If you are not sure to know how to make compost, here's a simple way:
-Find some organic materials like leaves, grass clippings, and kitchen scraps
-Layer the materials with a thin layer of dirt or manure on top
-Cover it with a tarp or plastic and wait at least six months
Once you have prepared soil, it's time to pick out which flowering shrubs you're going to plant. You can choose from either bushes or small trees, depending on the size of your yard and what you have space for.
Identify the type of shrubs you need
There are various flowering shrubs that you can plant in your yard. Most varieties will do well in the colder months, but some will not survive the harsh winter. You need to make sure that a particular type of shrub is suitable for your climate before planting it.
Choose the right time for planting.
The best time to plant flowering shrubs is in early spring. Some varieties can tolerate the heat, but spring is generally the most recommended time for planting.
Choose a location with plenty of sun and water.
Before planting, you'll want to choose a location that has plenty of sun. Flowering shrubs planted in the shade will not produce many colors and will not thrive as well.
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