Plants that can be brought to the garden from a walk
How often, walking through meadows and forests, admiring the perfection of nature’s creations and studying the inexhaustible variety of plants growing in our natural environment, we wholeheartedly fell in love with touching flowering or delicate leaves ... Despite the huge assortment of cultivated garden stars, and wild plants, simple and unpretentious, there is something to boast about and how to stand out. If you do not want to part with their tremulous, multifaceted beauty, take a closer look at the plants and move some to your site. So you will not only make your garden unique, but also help to preserve the native local flora, hopelessly disappearing under the onslaught of civilization.
In the secluded lighting, coolness and silence of the forests, many bright plants are hiding, whose cultural relatives have long settled in the gardens. Forest flora is the ancestor of the majority of decorative and deciduous and woody stars of landscape design, but primordially wild plants did not lose their beauty from this.
Ancient and majestic inhabitants of the forest
Ferns - The brightest and easiest to carry forest plants. These lovers of moist soils and secluded lighting, even in basic forms, conquer the beauty of carved wai and the luxury of green colors. Forest ferns will help to decorate the shady corners of the garden, bring the mystery and magical beauty of the ancient thickets to your garden. If you do not injure the roots, then the fern will quickly start growing and will delight for decades.
The touching flowering of wild bells in the silence of the forest seems radiant and especially expressive. These plants also feel good in the gardens, easily fit into any landscape composition. The ideal, exemplary corolla forms, not spoiled by selection and the most delicate blue colors of wild bells bring magical accents to the secluded corners of the garden.
On a note: bells are also found in meadow flora, while carefully looking closely, you will probably find an unexpected variety of colors and species adapted to different lighting conditions.
Dense thickets tansy able to compete with garden sages and Veronica in the density and beauty of the green "pillow". This is a medicinal, but therefore no less beautiful plant with carved greens forms dense sods on which small yellow flowers in apical inflorescences glow like buttons. Tansy will bring completely new textures, an unusual dark color of greenery, intense and rich in flower beds and flower beds.
On forest lawns and in between large trees, bright spots create forget-me-nots. These biennials take care of themselves: they multiply easily by self-sowing and migrate from place to place. Delicate small flowers and the brightest blue colors will bring wild charm to your garden, never tire of surprising you with their abilities to appear in the most unpredictable places.
Dense integument in the forest often creates wild periwinkle. It grows well in the sun and in dense shade, loves moist light soils. This is a unique plant, symbolic in many countries - not only evergreen, but unpretentious. And how much periwinkle is good as a groundcover and background plant!
It is worth diving in the forest and creepers. Tireless ivydraping all surfaces wild grapesome honeysuckle can also be found on a walk. If you need to drape a shady wall or an empty corner, create a canopy quickly and without spending - use their services.
Pay attention to primroses
Walking through the only waking spring forest will give you the opportunity to admire real miracles. Lilac flowering fragrant Lungworms albeit modest, but bright and unique. Huge flowers lumbago with a bright yellow core seem no less than forest treasures. And the first wild ones fragrant violets, Siberian whiskers, corydalis, goose bow, snowdrops and crocuses seem too gentle for harsh landscapes. All of them will be happy to settle in your garden, creating spring blooming spots on still bare soil.
Veronica is represented in the forest flora more than widely. Shade-tolerant high species and more photophilous low bloom from June to September. Take a closer look at the Veronica filamentous, the ground cover that should not be mistaken for a weed, and the bushy Veronica gray and large - they deserve a place in the flowering compositions of your garden.
Wild berries on their site
In a walk through the woods you can get berry bushes - forest raspberries and lingonberries, cuttings or layering blueberries and many other plants. After all viburnum, mountain ash, irga in the forest grow no less willingly.
Treat yourself with a small bush wild strawberry. Unlike a bush garden, it weaves and creates rugs. Its berries are more fragrant and very tasty, they can be dried for winter tea, like the leaves of a plant.
You can also replenish the forest collection:
- lilies of the valley and very similar to them wild garlic;
- wonderful shade-loving land patron European ungulate with dense bud-shaped leaves;
- geranium forest;
- woody - young pines, fir trees, birch trees, mountain ash.
Steppe and meadow garden stars
In summer, meadows and fields are captivating not only with a variety of colors and shapes, but also with an unusual aroma. Simple, pretty, unpretentious plants, real modests by nature create truly unique landscapes that are impossible to stop looking at. And every flower, every blade of grass is good in its own way. But the beauty of wild herbs does not exhaust the merits of these plants:
- wildflowers and meadow flowers attract bees and butterflies to the garden;
- they do not need watering, top dressing and pruning, create a corner that requires virtually no care;
- serve as a source of herbs;
- protect other plants from insect pests and fungal diseases.
The first to come to mind when mentioning a flowering meadow, of course, are wild camomiles, poppies and cornflowers. These ancient, but therefore no less beautiful plants cannot but charm their simple cheerfulness. Having noticed a flowering bush on a walk, dig it and transfer it to the garden. And wild wildflowers in comfortable and fertile soils will bloom even more beautifully and become for many years a real highlight of your flower beds and flowers. These are wonderful partners for any garden crops.
In any corner in a sunny place you will find flowering bushes oreganoor motherboard. This fast-growing, surprisingly beautiful and southern in nature plant forms neat, low bushes and fills the space well. Oregano is a wild ancestor of oregano, and it can be fully used for tea and as a seasoning. A shallow dense foliage and bright pink-purple bloom will attract admiring glances and the attention of butterflies. She is good in the garden, on the flower beds, in rocky gardens and even as a placeholder for voids.
Recognized Favorites Field Competitors
Wormwood today are rapidly gaining popularity: all the decorative forms of this plant are considered one of the best silver plants for the garden. But wild wormwood is also lovely. Their edge on the foliage is no less silver, and the smell is much more saturated. Having noticed wormwood on a walk, try to transfer a small bush to your garden. Wild wormwood will tint the color of the leaves of neighboring plants, decorate a rock garden or rockery, adding to it organic, natural and natural wildness.
Wild yarrow also no worse than their cultural counterparts. They are less whimsical, create a sense of natural design, more effectively improve the soil and protect neighboring plants. They can be used both as partners in flower beds and in rocky gardens. A better soil than under usual conditions will invariably affect the beauty of snow-white flowering.
Rugs of Meadow Stars
Large leaves plantain famous for their healing properties. But for the treatment of wounds, cuts and other skin problems, this plant is used less and less today, replacing alternative methods with modern means. Revive traditions and plant a bush of plantain in your garden: so you will be sure of the environmental friendliness of the material and fully appreciate all its properties. Plantain in high-quality garden soil will surprise with the beauty of large leaves, the power of green bushes and a surprisingly bright color. And if desired, it will become a groundcover.
Dense and suitable for walking in the garden carpets will easily create and mother and stepmother, no less valuable medicinal culture. It is too aggressive and quickly captures the area in nutritious soil, but a simple border around the plantings will help to limit it to the allocated area only. Soft to the touch, but large and spectacular leaves look surprisingly original in the gardens. And how nice to walk on them!
Spectacular flowering ampels, try replacing with budrawhose flexible shoots of simple beauty look surprisingly touching. This "little wilderness" will decorate both containers and pottery gardens, and if you use it instead of a lawn, it will effectively drape any area with a curly picturesque rug.
Sun loving geranium
Walking through the meadow, you will definitely notice bright blue flowers with a white eye - a hallmark of wild meadow geraniums. In nature, this beauty is modest, albeit pretty. But it is worth moving it to better soil, as it instantly forms lush bushes with a bright color of leaves, which all your neighbors will envy. Meadow geranium is able to not only replenish the collection of garden sisters, but also will become the best texture partner in flower beds.
Also pay attention to:
- wild hypericum with its bright golden stars of flowers;
- gigantic curtains ivan tea, which easily competes with the sweetberry with its obvious pink and purple inflorescences;
- wild mullein with its high powerful peduncle of bright yellow color.
How to relocate the "wilds" to the garden
- When replenishing your garden collection with wild plants, remember moderation and a reasonable approach. Do not dig up huge bushes and massifs of plants: all the "wild animals" breed easily, and you can increase the plantings by your own efforts, without harming nature. Just a small seedling, a side sprout can easily turn into a clearing or rug. And young plants adapt more easily.
- Never touch protected cultures that are listed in the Red Book: this is a crime that carries the appropriate punishment.
- Dig plants either in spring or early fall. In the summer, you will not succeed in carrying.
- Remember the conditions in which the plant grew and fully observe the usual regime of illumination.
- Dig up crops with a large amount of soil, never shake the ground and, together with the whole lump, transfer to a new place. The more fully you keep the rhizome, the better.
- Plants transferred from natural habitats need to be allocated a special place, best of all - a separate composition with crops similar in requirements. Equip a forest, field, meadow corner and fill it with those "wilds" that will become real stars in it. If you don’t have enough space or time for a new object, then it’s better to place wild cultures in landscape groups and natural massifs, flower beds or flower beds decorated in a natural style.
- After planting, provide frequent watering so that the new settlers adapt. Do not rush them with fertilizing, if necessary, pritenit, protecting from the bright sun.
- Be prepared for the fact that the plants may have to be restrained: many “wild animals” on fertile soil grow quickly and measures will be needed to prevent their excessive distribution.