Primroses in your garden .

murmur of the water in the brook, blooming plants buds, conscription singing of birds, and of course, the primroses - all this marks the beginning of long-awaited spring.Flowering islands primroses pleasing to the eye, perfectly fitting into the picture of the awakening of nature from winter sleep.

Primroses .

right out of the snow make their way towards the spring of bright yellow flowers bulbokodiuma, ERANTHIS, marigold.Bulbokodium like a crocus, but flowers had larger (about 7 cm in diameter), and they are surrounded by three leaves lanceolate.At the height of the leaves grow to 25 cm after flowering.Each bulb gives a few flowers.Bulbokodium prefers sunny places, be reconciled with the penumbra.Bulbokodiumy Planted in groups, with crocuses, Scilla.

Like multicolored butterflies, squatting to rest on the still cold ground, there are small, graceful iridodiktiumy.Among gardeners, they are very popular.Iridodiktiumy can grow anywhere, they are particularly well on the roller coaster and rockeries.Th

is is the most miniature of irises, up to 10 cm and narrow awl-shaped leaves.For 2-3 years one plant produces a nest of bulbs.The flowers appear very early, often straight from under the snow.And when the snow melts completely, that flowering iridodiktiumy form a real floral carpet.

better to plant them in the sun, in loose soil with sand.It is advisable to ensure good drainage, because the plants do not tolerate stagnant melt water.Fresh manure do not make, use only long-term compost.

best time for planting bulbs - the second half of September.Large bulbs are planted at a depth of 8-10 cm, small - 4-5. See better seat iridodiktiumy annually, but not less than 4-5 years.For abundant blooms next year desirable potassium fertilization.Summer iridodiktiumy not watered, it is sufficient rainfall.

Dig them in July, until the autumn was stored at a temperature of 18-20 degrees in a dark room.They can be used for winter forcing.

Crocus - pozdneosennego plant or early spring flowering period, belongs to the family kasatikovyh.Many wild species crocus growing in Central Europe, the Mediterranean, the Crimea, the Caucasus and Central Asia.Many of them are listed in the Red Book of Russia.

Crocus - small, no more than 10 cm in height, plant, without the stem, with a beam of narrow dark green leaves and magnificent goblet flowers of various colors: white, yellow, blue, purple and violet.The flowers are 2-5 cm in diameter disclosed in clear weather.In cloudy weather, and in the morning they are closed, but the buds at the beautiful crocus.

Crocus blooms and grows well in the sun, partial shade and heavily shaded areas.The soil prefers fertile and always well-drained.We do not recommend the introduction of fresh manure under the crocus.To make better use of manure compost or humus.

the winter crocus mulch with peat.Protect planting crocuses from the rodents.

is propagated vegetatively crocuses.Tubers of this plant are small, about 2 cm, they are usually planted in early fall, usually in September, at a depth of 8.6 cm, not deeper.After 4-5 years, around each bulb is formed a "nest" of several large bulbs and a large number of children.

These sockets need to plant out.Dig crocuses after the death of their leaves, dried in a well ventilated area (not in the sun!) Is then purified from the remnants of the old bulbs, leaves, roots, dismantled largest.Before planting stored in a dry, ventilated place and being followed to the bulbs is not damp or moldy.

Blooming crocuses in April, in the southern regions, even in March, when all the snow has not yet melted.Crocuses - the perfect decoration of parks and gardens at this time.Very impressive look crocuses planted in large groups on the lawns.For planting sod lawn crosswise cut up, folded it in different directions, and then lay out the bulbs laid sod into place.Mow the lawn at the site of planting crocuses necessary after drying the leaves.

beautiful small group of crocuses under a canopy of trees.Crocus can be used as vygonochnyh plants indoors.