Lilies are some of the most beautiful flowers in the garden, but they are also some of the most challenging to grow. This is because it’s so easy for them to get waterlogged or not get enough sun. So if you want your lilies to be healthy and happy, follow these steps:
Choosing the right place
You can grow lilies in just about any climate, but they do best in full sun and a dry, well-drained site. Avoid areas that are shaded or exposed to wind–lily bulbs are particularly susceptible to damage from freezing temperatures and heavy winds.
If you’re planting your own lily garden for the first time, try not to plant them in the same location every year. Since they bloom only once and then die back, it’s best if your plants are moved around so that they don’t compete with one another for nutrients or water during their growth period.
Choosing the right kind of lily
Choosing the right kind of lily is an important step in creating a beautiful garden. You’ll want to consider a few different factors, including:
- What kind of lily do you want to grow? Do you prefer single or double flowers? Fragrant or non-fragrant blooms? Tall or short plants? There are many varieties available, so take some time to decide which ones will work best for your space and style preferences before planting them!
Making sure you plant the right depth
Your lily garden will flourish if you plant the bulbs at the right depth. Planting too deep, or too shallow, can cause the plant to rot or dry out. The optimal planting depth depends on two factors:
- The type of soil. Clay soils require deeper planting than sandy ones; this is because clay holds more moisture than sand does and therefore