They bloom in a variety of colors, from traditional purple and pink to white and even purple. You can plant them along the borders of your garden or in pots on the windowsill. Read on to find out how to best grow them.
How to grow hyacinths?
Plant hyacinths in moist, well-drained soil between September and November. Choose a sunny spot for them with at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. Plant the hyacinth bulbs 10cm deep and 8cm apart. Water when the soil is dry.
How is it correct to water hyacinths? Every gardener should know it!
How to plant hyacinths?
Growing hyacinths outdoors:
When planting hyacinths in the garden, make sure you wear gloves to protect your hands.
– Plant the bulbs in autumn, choosing a sunny spot with moist and well-drained soil.
– Prepare the soil by removing weeds and digging to reduce compaction if necessary, then add organic matter such as well-rotted animal manure or compost.
The subtleties of growing hyacinth in a pot, which every housewife should know
– Plant the bulbs 10cm deep and 8cm apart.
– Cover with soil and carefully compact them. Water the soil if it is dry.
Growing hyacinths in pots:
– Plant hyacinths in peat-free multi-purpose compost about 5 cm apart.
– Use loam based compost and plant the bulbs further apart.
– Fertilize once a year with a slow release fertilizer.