105 photos of beautiful and simple ideas for decorating the site
Gone are the days when the dacha was used exclusively for growing vegetables and berries. Today it is a place of rest from the bustle of the city. For a good rest, you need a beautiful summer cottage. The easiest and most inexpensive way to relax in nature is to relax among an ordinary flower garden. Surrounded by flowers, a person absorbs all the purest and most beautiful from nature. It remains only to choose the right flowers for giving.
Landscaping the site with the help of plants is a responsible matter, but not difficult either. Do not trust newfangled and modern varieties of flowers — they can be capricious in care and problematic in growing.
It is better to give preference to plants that are time-tested and resistant to our climate. Below are examples and descriptions with photos of beautiful flowers in the country.
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Variety of flower beds
Before planting flowers, you need to decide on the place where they will grow. Previously, old car tires were widely used as flower beds, and some summer residents instead of flower beds used ordinary beds without unnecessary decorations.
Today it is fashionable to plant flowers in various flowerpots and unusual flower beds. The main condition is their correct location and compatibility with each other.
Types of flower beds
Flowerbeds are the most common and affordable type. It has various geometric and curly shapes. They are made from a variety of materials, from wheel tires or pieces of building materials to stumps or unusual pots and flowerpots.
Mixborders — a small area with different flower plants that differ from each other in height and flowering time. Usually located near fences and fences.
Lawns are a ready mix of wildflowers and grass. Due to its natural beauty, it resembles a flower lawn in the bosom of nature. Meadow flowers are perfectly combined: chamomile, cornflowers, clover, mallow.
Arches — a metal or wooden structure serves as a base, next to which climbing plants are planted: morning glory, ivy, girlish grapes.
Rabatki — are flower strips placed along the paths or around the perimeter of the building. Low annuals are used as decoration: marigolds, marigolds, petunias.
When choosing varieties of a particular flower, one should rely on the basic rule — to give preference to carefree flowers. A country flower is good because it is unpretentious.
It is not known how long the owner will be absent from the dacha. Flowers that require daily care, watering, protection from pests quickly lose their beauty.
The once graceful flower garden will turn into a dull unkempt patch with weeds. Therefore, flowers for the garden should be abundantly blooming and minimally demanding in care.
Perennials or annuals?
Beginner summer residents often face this question. Annuals are considered ideal because of the instant and long flowering. Buds bloom 1-2 months after planting and continue to bloom until the first autumn frosts.
Perennials are distinguished by their short flowering: from several weeks to two months. But they are loved for the beauty that they deliver to the owners for many years and do not require special care for themselves.
For landscape design, both perennial and annual flowers are used.
Types of perennials
Among the abundance of perennial plants, bulbous varieties can be distinguished. Due to their unpretentiousness, they remain the main attributes of the garden for a long time. It is worth highlighting the most popular favorites of country flower growers.
Crocus is the first spring flower that appears in early spring. The buds appear at the same time as the leaves. Blooms for a week, then hibernates again. It is not susceptible to diseases and does not require feeding.
Tulips are the most common bulbs. Differ in various colours. The flowering period is no more than two weeks. The main enemy of a tulip is a fungus, so it must be treated with antifungal agents before planting.
Daffodils are the second most popular perennial in the garden. Grows in one place for many years. Prefers moist, slightly shaded soil.
Iris — in recent years, the popularity of this flower has subsided. But many summer residents continue to plant it for the sake of the sweet aroma and rapid reproduction in the area.
Hyacinths — on the contrary, are gaining a fashionable trend in summer cottages. They are one of the first to bloom and delight the eye with their bright blue, purple and white inflorescences.
Gladiolus — flowers that bloom on the eve of the first of September. Favorite bouquet of teachers. The plant reproduces with the help of bulbs, requires fertilizing with fertilizers. For the winter, gladiolus bulbs are dug up and stored underground until spring.
Lilies are royal flowers that take pride of place on the site. Differs in a variety of varieties, colors and flowering period.
In addition to the described bulbous varieties, there are other types of perennial flowers. The most unpretentious of them:
These plants bloom at different periods, which allows the design of the garden to change several times during the season.
Flowers in the summer cottage play the role of decorating and transforming the cottage. Annuals do an excellent job with this function. There is no end to their variety of colors and shapes. But their main feature is long flowering until late autumn. It is worth considering the most traditional inhabitants of the flower garden.
Marigolds — without them, the flower garden would not have acquired its attractiveness. They differ in a variety of colors, shapes and heights. Perfect decoration of borders, paths, flower beds and flowerpots. Due to the specific smell, it has a deterrent effect on garden pests.
Petunias — because of the riot of colors, many flower growers prefer this flower. Like marigolds, they are an adornment of any flower garden.
Asters — bloom from mid-summer until October. They make beautiful bouquets for gifts.
Viola — a stunted plant is considered a biennial. Multi-colored painting complements the site with special luxury.
Verbena — variegated spray flowers are suitable for decorating the front edge of a flower garden.
Nasturtium — ideal for planting in hanging flowerpots due to climbing stems. It has the function of repelling harmful insects. Flowers can be eaten.
It will be good to stand out on the site such flowers as:
Rose is the queen of flowers. There are numerous varieties of this flower. The central place is destined for the rose. She will add some chic to the summer cottage and enrich it with her presence.
The flowers listed above are distinguished by their undemanding care. They only need timely watering and weeding. It is with the help of them that it turns out to create a flowering site in the country, which is in perfect harmony with nature. Well, outdoor recreation is the best medicine for well-being.
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Post published: 12.10
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