Growing Flowers Dahlias Organic Potting Soil Uses

A lot of people believe that growing flowers and plants simply requires buying some seeds and planting them in your yard. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as that, since each different species of  flower will require certain conditions, and in the case of some species, those conditions will greatly differ. Unique flowers that are not native to the Colorado area are especially challenging to plant, since they might have a natural adversity to the climate or the soil.


The most natural approach to growing unique flowers in Colorado is to adapt the soil using an organic potting soil and change the lighting and watering to fit the plant’s natural requirements. These practices might involve, for example creating partial shade to protect the plant from the Colorado sunlight in the summer, or water more to compensate for the dry climate. In some cases, you’ll also need to offer extra protection during cold winters.


The more challenging aspect has to do with preventing common pests and diseases from hurting your flowers, especially if they are somewhat more vulnerable and sensitive. Consider planting grasses that discourage certain insects and attract animals such as certain snails and bumblebees, that could act as indirect protectors of your unique flowers. That way you can also avoid harmful, chemical-based pesticides that could cause a lot of problems in the long run.