Things to Know About Mobile Homes : Get You’re Green Thumb Ready

 

                 

Winter is coming! But relax……..It’s Florida. South Florida winters are very moderate with the average temperature ranging from 55 degrees to 75. This provides the perfect weather for planting. Our recommendations for exercising your green thumb and sprucing up your Mobile Home this winter are Calendulas and Pansies.

 

It may be sweater weather but the warmth that you’ll receive from Calendulas can put a smile on anyone’s face. These lovely flowers grow in hues of oranges and yellows, and can instantly brighten up any garden. Calendulas are ideal because they start growing instantly and continue to reseed itself for multiple uses.

 

Here are some tips to start growing today:

  • Plant in a semi-shade to full sun area
  • Grows well in any kind of soil
  • Water frequently, especially during germination period
  • Don’t allow the soil to dry out!

    Potted Calendulas

 

 

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t be a Pansy?” Well these flowers often get a bad reputation, but are really sturdy. Pansies come in wide shades of yellows orange, purples, violet, reds, and white. They prefer the cooler weather of Fall and Winter and do great in growing indoors.

 

Here are Tips to start growing today:

  • Plant in a semi-shade to full sun area
  • Seeds take a little longer to germinate but grow very easy from Pansy Plug Plants
  • Grows in well-drained soil, high in organic matter
  • Likes medium amount of dampness

 

                                                                                             

Pansy Plug Plant 

 

               

                                                                                                    Variations of Pansies