Black Eyed Susans


 

Black-Eyed Susans

Yes! Planters are more than mortals

We’re helpers of nature

We’re able to make plants grow

And we’re active in the process

But it’s nature that determines the outcome.

 

Take black-eyed Susans

There’s a planter’s playbook

About how to get the best results

Black-eyed Susans must be planted

When the soil temperature is around 70 degrees

For the best results

The planting period is March to May

These seedlings will flower from June to September.

 

Black-eyed Susans enjoy the sun

So be sure to give them plenty sunlight

But be mindful and fertilize the soil for the best results

Check the plants regularly to see if they need watering

And be sure they don’t dry out

 

Further tips would be to remove

Faded or dead leaves to prolong blooming

You must know when to prune

So that smaller blooms will occur in the fall

But all gardeners do, they are just helping nature

To ensure that black-eyed Susans grow their best

Still a planter has to guard against slugs, snails, Aphids,

And fungi by using an organic and anti-fungal program

 

 


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