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Prepare Your Garden For Winters In Dubai

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Are you a gardening enthusiast? Get ready; this is the best time of year to prepare your garden for beautiful winter blooms. In Dubai, winter is the optimum season for growing a variety of flowers that can not survive the hot summer season. A Garden is a place where you go to spend leisure time and relax your mind. When the garden is full of flowers, it not only looks appealing but provides a soothing effect to the eyes. The city of Dubai in winters becomes filled with colourful flowers. As people admire these flowers, they become inspired to grow these flowers in their home gardens. However, most of us don’t know how to get the perfect winter garden look. For that, you can hire gardening services in Dubai to make your garden beautiful in winter.

If you want to fill your garden with beautiful gardens by yourself, use our suggestions.

HollyHocks

If you have a spacious garden, then you should dedicate a corner for these beautiful flowers. HollyHocks can be grown from both seeds and seedlings. The best time for sowing seeds is about a week before the last frost. They require moist, rich, and well-drained soil for best growth. They can grow in semi-shaded areas but fully bloom when they get direct sunlight. Each stalk of the plant has multiple buds and flowers, adding an exciting height to your garden.

Geranium

These plants come in different colours like red, pink, yellow, and white. If you want to grow a specific colour, you should buy saplings with few flowers. They are used as bedding plants in the garden. They grow best in shady places with little direct sunlight exposure. They need well-drained potting soil for growth. Place the saplings 8 to 12 inches apart from each other. To retain moisture, mulching is recommended. The plant will grow and fully bloom when optimum conditions are given.

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Alyssum

These plants bear tiny white flowers with a sweet fragrance that attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. They are small plants and grow up to 3 to 6 inches having flowers in clusters. These plants blend well with other plants and have a carpeting habit. Hence, it can be used for beautifying and to give a fuller look to the garden. They need well-drained soil with moderate moisture.

Petunias

They come in a variety of beautiful colours such as white, pink, purple, etc. this plant can be grown from saplings or seeds. Local varieties of petunias are cheap, but they bear fewer flowers as compared to imported ones. This plant requires proper light, fertilization, and water. Thus, to maintain the plant in the best condition, you can hire gardening services in Dubai if you don’t have time to do so.

Salvia

It is a delightful, flowering plant that every garden should have. There are different types of salvia that come with different colours of flowers ranging from shades of orange to red and purple. Blooms of salvia are long-lasting and Borne on long stalks. Hence, it can be planted behind small plants to give a layered look to the garden. The fragrance and colour of the flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators that are pretty good for the garden.

Zinnia

Another plant that is a perfect addition to a flowering garden is Zinnia. It is quite inexpensive to grow these plants from seeds. Sow the seeds in a place that receives direct sunlight. In addition, grow the seed at proper spacing several inches apart from each other. When the plant is small, it requires regular watering while mature plants require less water as flowers are somewhat drought tolerant.

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Impatiens

They are commonly known as “busy Lizzie”, it is a cheerful and bright annual plant that is perfect for patios and shady or dark areas of your garden. Impatiens grow quickly and bear lots of flowers; therefore, do not grow sapling near each other. Pick from purplish to bright red, white, or pale pink according to your choice. They grow best when regularly fertilized.

Some other flowering plants that you can grow in winter include flox, marigold, kalanchoe, roses, chrysanthemum, and begonia.

Before growing the winter plants, the garden requires preparation that includes removal of summer plants, cleaning the pots thoroughly, and preparing beds with a mixture of black and red soil and fertilizer. These tasks look quite hectic, and you may not have time to prepare your garden for winter. To help you maintain your garden whatever the season is, we are providing the best gardening services in Dubai.  Our gardeners have experience and can perform all the jobs related to gardening from sowing seeds to pruning and fertilizing. Book your appointment and let us prepare your garden for winter so you can enjoy the flowery view of the garden while sipping your hot coffee or tea.

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