What Flowers Can You Plant Now? Flower Planting Calendar UK
Flowers are an incredible way of spicing up your garden, making it the envy of others. As an avid gardener, you might be wondering when to plant flower seeds in the UK so that your garden remains beautiful throughout the year. In fact, some of the best planned gardens are those which offer variety all year round - irrespective of whether this comes in the shape and form of flowers, foliage or even berries. In this post, we’ll offer you a comprehensive flower planting calendar for the UK, which will show you when to plant flower seeds and what flowers you can plant now.
When it comes to the question of what flower seeds you can sow now, this when to plant flowers calendar is ideal for you. Starting with January, it can be acknowledged that this is usually a fairly quiet month in the garden so it is time to start raising plants from seed.
Some of the options you might consider include:
Wondering when to plant flowers in February? February usually gets busier than January and it’s time for gardeners to make early sowings of many summer bedding plants.
March is usually considered the peak for sowing flower seeds as most summer bedding varieties can be sown.
Here are some of them:
To the question “when to plant flower seeds”, especially in April, it’s definitely time to sow some half-hardy flowers. Do this under cover for some, while others can be sown indoors or outdoors.
With the soil warming up, it’s the perfect time for sowing seeds. You can sow some of them by simply pushing them into damp compost or directly into the ground.
Here are a few examples:
June flowers to sow outdoors include:
There is a wide variety of flowers you can sow in July, while making sure you’re prepared for planting in the autumn. Here are some examples:
For colourful pot plants indoors and to ensure you use the right flower seeds to sow in August, sow the following:
There are two ways to plant seeds this month. For the outdoors, flower seeds to sow in September include:
Despite the shorter nights and the increasingly cooler weather, you can still sow this month. Some flower seeds to sow in October include:
November is the month of variety. You can make early sowings of:
Contrary to popular belief, you can still sow flowers in December. Some of the flower seeds to sow in winter this month are:
In this post, we’ve offered you a wide variety of flower options to plant throughout the year in the UK. With these tips, we hope you see your garden blooming all year round. It doesn’t matter which month it is, you can always sow different types of plants and see your garden blossoming, enriched with colour and various nuances.
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