Flowers in the Bauerngarten - the multicolored variety
Colorful flowers in the cottage garden make this garden shape to something very special. Who wants to create a farm garden, should pay attention to diversity.
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A typical farmer garden usually shows a colorful design. Through the interplay of different flowering plants, direct crops and, if desired, decorative elements, a plant is created that is beneficial for humans and animals. Depending on your taste, flowering, fragrant, healing and edible plants can be found in the farm garden.
The plant market offers a variety of suitable plants. It is important that they are adjusted to the condition of the earth, the location and the light conditions. High and low, strong and less vigorous, winter hardy and annual, fragrant and healing useful and ornamental plants may well stand side by side, but must not interfere with each other's development.
Should the flowers in the cottage garden be flowering all year round Varieties with different flowering times are created. A herbal hill with lovage, dill, savory, parsley and chives can represent the aromatic spice area of the garden. Berry bushes of blackberry, gooseberry, and rosehip or salads and vegetables can grow in the crop department.
Typical flowers in the cottage garden
Colorful flowers are a very important area in the cottage garden for many, with some varieties being classics.
The early bloomers include snowdrops, daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. They give the garden after a long winter finally again color and happiness. Later, the violets and forget-me-nots glow in lovely blue. Hollyhocks, lupines, daisies, phlox, snapdragons, and cornflowers are also typical of the sturdy peasant flowers. The delicate long-stemmed Cosmomes weighs their heads in the wind, while the herbaceous hardy Lieschen blooms from spring to first frost. Although dahlias need a little more care, they are versatile in their flowering and should not be missing in any farm garden.
The same applies to the hydrangeas with their wonderful flower balls, which dry themselves and enrich the autumn decoration. The ornamental shrub, also called Allium, gives every garden a certain chic. Lilac, lily-of-the-valley and carnation attract different visitors with a beguiling scent.
Nasturtiums and passion flowers are among the plants that prefer shadows and tend to tend to them. Of course, sunflowers should not be missing in any cottage garden. Their heads can be seen from afar and they make sure that the birds feel at home. In the fall, the lantern flower beautifies the garden with the orange glowing goblets. Last but not least, the perennial asters keep the color until the bitter frost.
If the farmer's garden is particularly large, quiet zones with grass or meadow areas can be created. Evergreen plants such as the malleable boxwood can indicate boundaries and the climbing ivy beautifies walls and stumps. Pretty surprises are achieved with old peasant pots, fresco bows and boulders.
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