Harvesting ornamental flower bulbs in June _ The flower of the grass The flower of the grass-grower 94.June takes the baton and makes the florist earnestly work on the flower beds so that the plot will appear in summer in all its glory.
- annual plants are almost completely sown;
- perennial crops woke up and began to grow actively;
- seedlings of biennial and perennial plants are grown, which will bloom only in the future season;
- are waiting for dahlia tubers to plant in open ground.
In addition, grass and weeds grown on the lawn cannot wait, and they will rise above that of ornamental plants.
Care for perennials in June
So what should a summer resident do in beds in June? What are the most important tasks? Prioritization can only be the summer resident himself or the weather intervening in his plans. But for the lush flowering of ornamental shrubs and herbaceous perennials, they need food.
In June, fertilizing is provided to plants, including:
- perennial delphiniums;
- Persian poppies;
- licheness of different shapes and colors;
- tall and dwarf daylilies;
- perennial daisies and many other species.
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Per square meter of planting, bring an infusion of mullein or bird droppings into a bucket, at a concentration of 1:15 and 1:25, respectively. If “the perennial inhabitant of the flowerbed is going to bloom and has budded, the solution is made a little richer. It is convenient to use complex mixtures of prolonged action. In this case, granulated fertilizer is scattered under watering on the soil under the crown of the plant.
In early June, the lilac bloom ends, the baton of which is taken by chubushniki, fieldfare and other ornamental shrubs. When the inflorescences on the tops of the shoots wither, they must be cut, and the plants themselves to feed.
Planting perennials and biennials in the ground
In June, the plants in the flower beds are not threatened with frost, so it's time to start planting ornamental crops, planted in spring. May seedlings dive, and the strengthened March and April plants are transferred to open ground.
Dahlia tubers are planted in a permanent place in June, on which sprouts have already hatch and even the first leaves have developed after warming up. Places for large bright colors are prepared in advance, digging out landing pits and generously flavoring the soil with humus mixed with superphosphate and sifted wood ash. Before moving the tubers to the flowerbed in June, the pits are well shed and they support them for tall plants.
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Sown seedlings grow and in June they give the first real leaves to make the plants stronger, dive them, spread them out in separate peat pots, or plant them in the open ground at a distance20–30 cm apart. In the latter case, seedlings for another couple of weeks require protection from cold wind and rain.
According to national signs, the last frosts can harm plantings in flowerbeds no later than the first decade of June. After 10–12 days, flower beds are replenished with petunias and salvia, annual dahlias and fragrant tobacco sage, lavender, and zinnias.
All plants planted in the ground for the first two weeks are only watered and then necessarily fed.
Lawn care at their summer cottage in June
With the advent of heat, active growth is observed not only in flower beds and flower beds. The lawn grass strives upwards, here and there, among it weeds are shown.
Therefore, in June, summer residents will have to spend a lot of time on the lawn. Care for her is:
- in regular and uniform watering;
- in grass cutting;
- in removing uninvited guests, among which are often dandelions, a shepherd's purse, birch or ash seedlings and other weeds;
- in lawn fertilizer and aeration.
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If you do not leave the lawn without attention, these seemingly time-consuming tasks do not distinguish much time and effort.
Harvesting Ornamental Orchid Bulbs in June
In the first month of summer, you need to take care of spring bulbous crops, which have already bloomed and gradually retire. First, in June, small-bulbous species are dug up in flowerbeds to be planted or transferred to a new place.
Bulbs, peeled from leaves, soil and dried roots, are stored, in accordance with the requirements of a particular type, in wet peat or in dry containers.
By the end of the month, the leaves of daffodils and tulips are drying out. That is, it is time to do them. The maturity of the bulbs can be judged not only by the above-ground part of the plant, but also by the color and density of the upper scales, which become dry and brown. After digging the bulbs are dried, sorted and stored until the autumn planting in the ground.
Do not forget that the beds in June require regular watering, and the weeds appearing on them will have to be weeded repeatedly and very carefully. However, complex tasks do not stop true adherents of floriculture, and all labor costs are paid off by the lush flowering of green pets.
Flower Garden in June at the cottage - video