Choosing plants to grow in your garden can be a mystery for beginning gardeners. Learning some basic plant requirements will cut down on the confusion and guarantee a garden full of beautiful blooms.
Many factors come into play to determine whether or not a plant will perform well for you. Each kind of plant has its own needs and requirements. Some plants, like the dandelion, are tolerant of a wide variety of conditions, while others, such as the pink ladyslipper orchid, have very exacting requirements.
Before you spend the time, effort, and money attempting to grow a new plant in your garden, it is best to do some research to learn something about the conditions that the plant needs to grow properly.
Here is a brief description of some of the environmental needs that influence plant growth: [Read more…]