Begonias make for some beautiful garden decor and they're relatively easy to grow and care for! Begonias are annual flowers and they grow quickly and fill up a lot of space in empty gardens. If you're looking for a beautiful flower to fill your garden with, begonias are your best bet! Learn how to grow begonias with this easy to follow gardening guide and be on your way to having a beautiful, flower-filled garden!

How to Grow Begonias in Your Garden

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Begonias can be planted right in the garden for a summer full of flowers or even in a pot. Whichever way you choose to grow begonias, the instructions below will be the same!

Planting Begonias:

  • Choose a good quality potting soil and a spot with full sun or shade. If your summers get too hot, plant begonias where there is afternoon shade.
  • Keep soil moist at all times, especially during hot summer months.
  • Make sure the soil is well draining as well.

Caring for Begonias:

  • Water often and make sure soil is always moist.
  • Deadhead and pinch back regularly to make sure more flowers grow.
  • Annual begonias can be cut back and grown inside in the winter months.
  • Cuttings may be propagated for additional plants.

Now that you know how to grow begonias, you can be on your way to having a garden full of beautiful flowers. All in all, begonias are not hard to grow and they're very easy to grow!

Happy Planting!

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