Flowers around the outdoor space create a welcome aura to any lawn or landscape. Also, they do not need much care once you establish them. However, you must be careful while installing it. Or else, the plants may fail to take roots and die.
Here are some steps that you should also keep in mind while installing flower bed plants, be it through professionals or DIY. The best lawn care services in Rochester can follow all the necessary steps to build your beautiful spring flower plants.
Steps to follow before installing flower bed plants
🔹 Assessment of the bed foundation
Firstly, you need to assess the process that you are beginning with, be it in terms of soil, and available space.
Is your soil suitable for planting currently? Do you already have plants in the space-be shrubs or flowers? Does it need to be prepared, tilled, or fertilized before planting?
Gorski Landscaping can utilize the existing shrubbery and plants which can reduce your overall cost and get you a proper foundation to work on.
🔹 Clear the leaves and debris
It is necessary to clear the beds. The best lawn care services in Rochester can cut off any twigs or debris. Or they can use a blower to dislodge or remove any excess amount of leaves that remain piled after the winter months.
🔹 Look for the root of the weed issues
Pull out the young weeds with your hand if you can reach the root, otherwise, they can grow back. We know weed control for flower beds is a pain, but Gorski Landscaping can make it easier for you. You want to
The best weed control company in Rochester uses tools like a trowel, shovel, or weed popper to precisely dig the complete root. With their practice to kill weeds in flower beds, they can skillfully remove weeds.
🔹 Turn your soil
If the soil beneath the flower bed plants is heavy and compacted, it’s better to turn the soil to make it lose. Mixing composts in the soil makes it even healthier and better for flower bed plants.
This way you can prepare the best soil for flower beds that will help your new plants to grow better. Digging it just 2 to 4 inches is just fine.
🔹 Add compost
Compost is an essential ingredient to maintain soil health. It makes your flower bed plants healthier, as it provides nutrients as well as lightens the heavy clay soils, holding them to better moisture as compared to sandy soils.
You can create your organic compost from vegetable scraps and discarded fruits, eggshells, and coffee grounds. Or you can contact a professional who could recommend a variety of options for compost.
Add little compost portions to each hole of planting and mix it with the dug soil to aid the healthy growth of the plants.
🔹 Top them with mulch
Also, you must add mulch to the flower beds. Mulch is both functional and decorative. They could be chips of either wood or bark which can moisture your plant for a longer time.
🔹 An edgy touch
After preparing the bed, edge around it to make a frame out of your beautiful flower bed plants. Edging is a very effective way to separate your flower beds from your yard, making them stand out.
A Professional Flower Bed Care!
Professionals are always perfectionists at making flower bed plants. Take your chance to be creative with your flower bed with Gorski Landscaping. If you’d like to know about our services, contact us right away!