May is when your cool season flowers have officially had it if you live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is time to pull those tired annual flowers and think about what you want to plant for Spring. Add some fresh bedding soil, compost, and your favorite manure to those flower beds. Till the soil well to mix it. Apply some fertilizer pellets evenly across the top of the soil. Your bed is prepped and ready for some new flowers.
What flowers are you thinking of putting in this year? Here are a few of our favorites:
Check the spacing requirements for each flower and plant away. Add a little mulch, such as crushed pine straw. Finally, water in the flowers well. Enjoy your beautiful flower garden this spring and summer!