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24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Grain Buds

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2018-05-21

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Grain Buds

Heavenly Maid Scatters Flowers, by Bai Bohua. [Photo/artron.net]

Key period for flower management

This time is a good period of the quick growth of flowers. It is also a season when plant diseases and pests are at an all-time high, which makes growing flowers even more critical.

Flower trimming and clipping is important. And a systematic fertilized water system should be carried out. Flowers need a lot of water and extra care to ensure the plants remain healthy. Weeding should be done as they grow quickly and have to be extirpated in order to keep the soil loose and from competing with the flowers for nutrients.