Gardening plants are the main ingredient of your garden and it can mean anything. From shrubs, herbs, vegetables, and flower to fruits and many many more. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes and different blooming seasons. Doesn’t matter what type of gardening you go for, you’ll still have lots and lots of gardening plants to choose from.
Many Gardening Plants To Choose From
For functional gardening plants instead of cosmetic plants, you’ll need to take a look at vegetables, herbs, and fruits. These can all be used and can give you sweet produce. This can provide the entire gardening process with more exciting because now you’ll get something you can actually eat. The usual vegetable people grow in their yards, whether it’s a big one or a small one, are cucumbers, potatoes, peppers, peas, squash, corn, beets, carrots, spinach, onions, and lettuce. When it comes to the fruits a lot of people choose, it’s pears, tomatoes, blueberries, cherries, plums, apricots, strawberries and apples. In terms of herbs, most commonly home-grown are thyme, sage, dill, mint, lavender and chives. These herbs can give wonderful fragrances to your cooking and can spice up your salads.
Having a colorful flower garden in the spring and summertime can be rather easy, but trying to get this in the colder periods, like fall and winter, can become very hard. But even hard things can be accomplished, with some planning and extra care. There’s a gardening plant that is called Rudbeckia and this gardening plant thrives in the cold periods of the year, like fall and winter. It’s a wonderful yellow perennial. Some other beautiful perennial flowers that can grow during these months are the Christmas rose, Cosmos and the Japanese anemone.
When someone tells you to think about a flower, what kind of flower do you think of? Probably one that blooms in spring or summer. Since those are usually the prettiest ones and the most popular ones. And the ones that get homegrown the most during spring-times are daffodils, violets and tulips. For the summer there are roses, dahlias and lilies.
Decorative Gardening Plants
Gardening enthusiasts often go for shrubs or decorative grasses, like monkey grass. They use these wild gardening plants as a border, a fence or for privacy or they can be for the looks of them. Shrubs are low-maintenance and can really give a defining look to your yard or garden, it also serves perfectly to give you more privacy.
As you know and can see, gardening plants come in a huge variety. Some come with a purpose (like eating them, providing shade or privacy) and some are purely there for their good looks.
What kind of plant you use is something you, and you alone, can decide. But always keep the following in the back of your mind.
Without the proper care for your garden, it will end up looking like a garden filled with dirt.