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Cut Flower Garden

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Whether it’s a bouquet for a loved one, a dining table centerpiece or a few flowers on your desk, flowers grown in your own cut flower garden can provide enhancement to any indoor space! By planting a cut flower garden in your yard, you can take your favorite annual and perennial flowers directly from your own yard to enjoy in your home.

Tools

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Landscape Spray Paint

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Manure

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Mulch

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Plant

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Potting Soil

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Rototiller

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Round Shovel

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Watering Can

1

Choose a sunny (6+ hours of direct sunlight) location.

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Spray paint the desired area.

3

Rototill amendments into designated area.

4

Place plants in bed before planting, spacing according to tag recommendations.

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3-D: Tall in the middle to short on the margins of the bed.

2-D: Tall along the back to short on the outside margins.

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Plant plants.

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Water thoroughly.

7

Spread 1-2” of decorative mulch.

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Some Recommended Plants for Cutting

  • Yarrow (Achillea )
  • Cosmos (Cosmos)
  • Crocosmia
  • Dahlia (Dahlias)
  • Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii )
  • Cone Flower (Echinacea purpurea )
  • Sunflowers (Helianthus)
  • Garden Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla )
  • Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia )
  • Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)
  • Iris (Iris)
  • Beardtounge (Penstemon)
  • Roses (Rosa)
  • Annual and perennial Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
  • Zinnia (Zinnia)

Congratulations! You did it! Sit back and enjoy your new lawn addition!

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