Gardening Questions And Answers
Cosmos not flowering can also be due to planting old seeds. Be sure that you plant seeds that have not been in storage for longer than a year. In addition, cosmos will not tolerate long periods of cold and wet weather, as they actually prefer it dry. Be patient though, they should still bloom, just […]
You can never have enough pollinators and predator insects in your garden, helping pollinate and pest manage for you. Cosmos flowers are magnets for beneficial insects like lacewings, parasitic wasps, tachinid flies and hoverflies that feed on many pest insects and provide free pollination services.
Cosmos are prized for their abundant, silky, daisylike flowers and their unflappable, easy-care nature in the garden. Plant them in full sun (in very hot regions, cosmos can take afternoon shade) and give them protection from strong winds. Cosmos tolerates a wide range of soil types, including poor soil.