GARDEN KNOW HOW

How to Start Poppy Seeds

Most important when growing poppies is to be sure you plant your seeds where you want your poppies to grow. This may sound a bit obvious, but it is nearly impossible to move seedlings successfully once they are growing. Poppies seldom survive any damage to their root system. Early spring is a good time to plant your poppy seeds. They…

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How to Grow Perennial Poppies

How to grow Perennial Poppies with Sensible Gardening and Living

Probably one of my favorite flowers, poppies are amazing. In particular I love Oriental poppies. They stand tall with huge, papery flowers high above coarse, hairy foliage. With a black mound of stamens in the center and a black mark at the base of each petal, they make a bold statement. You can use poppies in mixed borders or in…

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