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5 easy to grow flowers in the kitchen garden in November

November may not be the best month for planting flowers, but it’s never ‘not a good time’ for filling your garden with the colors and beauty of flowers! We are here with a list of 5 easy to grow flowers for you in the month of November!

Here is the list.

1. Alyssum

Alyssum belongs to the Brassicaceae family. The flower is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, also known as “sweet Alyssum” for its sweet and fruity smell. If you are a lover of bees and butterflies in your garden then go get these flowers! Buy flower seeds for sale at cheaper prices at online stores!

Growth and Care: 

  • Plant them in moist and well-drained, and organic soil. They can tolerate any soil type, they can even grow on a sandy beach.
  • Water the Sweet Alyssum in a few days, provide at least 1-inch water every week.
  • Keep the plant in a Sunny area as it is a blooming flower. The flower should get about 5-7 hours of sun daily.

Benefits:

  • It helps in preventing kidney diseases
  • It also prevents excessive retention of water in our bodies.

2. Aster

Asters an easy to grow flower belongs to the Asteraceae family and are native to North America. They are widely found in the Northern Hemisphere. The name ‘aster’ was taken from the Greek language meaning ‘star’ referring to the flower’s shape. The flowers look beautiful and come in different species and colors.

Growth and Care:

  • The soil should be fertile, organically rich, and well-drained loamy soil with good water retention capacity. 
  • The flowers need partial to full sun with exposure to sunlight for 4-6 hours.
  • Asters need at least 1-inch water per week, just like most easy to grow flowers. Soak the soil while watering the plant.

Benefits:

  • It attracts birds and acts as a food source for them
  • It also attracts various pollinating insects to your garden.

3. Dianthus

Dianthus belongs to the Caryophyllaceae group and is known as sweet william. It is native to Europe and Asia and the leaves can range from grey-green to blue-green.

Growth and Care: 

  • The easy to grow flower requires cool weather with neutral or slightly alkaline soil (pH range- 7.0-8.0). 
  • The plant requires full sunlight to thrive. Place it at a site where it receives about 6-8 hours of sunlight every day.
  • Water twice a day on sunny days and once a day on cool days. It can tolerate some time with no water but be sure to water the plant regularly.

Benefits:

  • It is herbal and has many benefits. The plant has antibacterial properties.
  • The flowers are edible and are antiphlogistic.

4. Pansy

Pansies are large flowers that are cultivated as garden flowers. They are delivered by hybridization with different species. They are scientifically known as Viola tricolour var.

Growth and Care:

  • Plant it in humus-rich and well-drained soil. Mix cocopeat and cow dung compost to prepare the soil and make it organically rich. Recommended soil Temperature- 45-64 degrees Fahrenheit. Recommended Soil pH- 6.0-6.2
  • Keep the plant at a site where it gets around 6 hours of Sunlight. The plants need Sun for growth but will only thrive in cooler temperatures. Place the plant where it gets morning sunlight but not the afternoon heat.
  • Water the plant thoroughly after planting the seeds. Post that, the Pansy plant requires 1-inch water every week.

Benefits:

  • They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Pansies are a colorful and nutritious addition to desserts.

5. Salvia

The name Salvia is derived from the Latin word salvere meaning ‘to heal’. The plant is native to different parts of America and belongs to the Nepetoideae subfamily. It is an easy to grow flower that germinates quickly.

Growth and Care: 

  • The soil should be moderately acid to a little bit alkaline, loamy, fertile, and well-drained. The pH of the soil should range between 5.6 to 6.5.
  • Salvias love sunlight, so keep them in areas where they get about 6-8 hours of sunlight every day.
  • Salvias do not need a lot of water, just make sure you provide at least 1-inch water to the plant in 7-10 days. Water whenever the soil turns dry.

Benefits:

  • Consuming Salvias improves memory and brain function.
  • It delays age-related memory problems.

These were 5 easy to grow flowers that you can grow in the month of November, but we also recommend you to follow the below-mentioned tips and tricks to increase your knowledge!

Some general tips 

  1. Keep in sun: These easy to grow flowers, should be kept in well-lit areas, where they get at least 6-8 hours of sunlight every day.
  2. Soil should be rich: The growth of the easy to grow flowers depends on the nutrition and enrichment that the soil is getting. Add compost and cow dung to increase the fertility of the soil.
  3. Use small pots while planting these easy to grow flowers: The mistake that people make while planting is that they plant the vegetable seeds in big pots. Stick to small pots to grow the plant, as it grows, change the pot.
  4. Proper distance: Vegetables need room to grow, this tip is often overlooked by people and they grow vegetables overcrowded. To bloom and flourish, the vegetables need to be properly spaced.
  5. Water requirements: Water your plants properly, as suggested, according to the plant.

These were some fresh easy to grow flowers in the kitchen gardening ideas. Keep visiting to know more about kitchen gardening.

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Cheers to happy Gardening!

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