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See Your Garden Flourish This Spring

See Your Garden Flourish This Spring

If you’re ready to see your gardens bursting with new greenery, now’s the time to start thinking about what you want to plant for the growing season. Gardening is a great way to embrace the change of season and can be done with your children or grandkids for some family fun. We’re all eager to see our gardens back in full bloom, but if you plant your seeds in the ground too early, a late-season frost could wipe them out. In general, according to HGTV.com, April is the earliest you should start planting, but it’s always a good idea to check when the last frost is predicted to hit your area.[1] Instead of trying to grow needy outdoor plants, opt for some easy flowers instead. Luckily, you can tuck all kinds of blooms into your yard as spring unfolds. Here are the best “can’t-kill” flowers, guaranteed to make your garden pop.[2]  

4 Best No-Hassle Flowers 

  • Sunflowers
Sunflowers are ideal because not only do they have a certain charm, but they are relatively easy to grow and maintain. Most varieties of sunflowers are drought and heat tolerant and can remain healthy in almost any soil type.[3] When planted in the spring, sunflowers will typically bloom in mid- to late-summer. These flowers thrive in direct sunlight, so be sure to plant them somewhere that lacks shade. Enjoy these cheerful flowers throughout the entire summer!
  • Marigolds
These bright yellow and orange blooms are a cheery addition to any garden. Marigolds germinate quickly and bloom within a few months,[4] plus they’ll keep flowering all season long!
  • Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas are a popular low-maintenance flowering shrub with large round bloom clusters, commonly in shades of blue, purple, and white. You can transplant hydrangeas into your garden in the spring, choosing a spot that receives partial sunlight, and the perennial shrub will come back in subsequent years when cared for properly.[5]
  • Pansies
Pansies are great for adding a pop of color to your garden. They come in a variety of colors and are happiest while the weather is cooler. Therefore, pansies thrive the best in spring and fall.[6] Plus, they need little to no maintenance. Give these undemanding little plants sun and soil that drains easily and enjoy!  

Embrace the Spring Season

Whether you want a perennial that will come back year after year or an annual flower for a splash of interest, these four low-maintenance flowers are perfect for those who think they can’t grow plants. Once you’ve figured out logistics, start watching these bold and beautiful blooms crop up once the weather starts to warm. If you’d also like to plant seeds of wealth this season, reach out to our team for a complimentary review of your finances.

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