Growing roses isn’t difficult. It just takes some tender loving care. Plant roses in a location which gets full sunlight. Roses should be pruned in the spring. Cut out dead and damaged branches. Always sharpen the hand shears and soak them in a solution of half water and half bleach before pruning. This…Read More 10 Tips for Growing Beautiful Roses
All over the country, geraniums flaunt their red and scarlet, rose, pink, and white blooms with a gay abandon that few other plants can rival. In boxes on city fire escapes and rooftops, in window boxes on suburban and country houses, in tubs and pots on terraces and patios, and in hanging baskets of…Read More Geraniums Galore – A Container Garden Delight
When you invest a lot of money in hanging flower baskets for your porch or patio, it’s important to know just how to fertilize hanging flower baskets. I love making my own products for taking care of my plants and flower gardens. There are a number of kinds of homemade plant food you can make,…Read More How to Fertilize Hanging Flower Baskets
The aster flower is an easily grown sun-loving perennial. It comes in a variety of colors and shapes. If you already have asters then you know that they are easily grown from divisions, this is simply dividing the plants into smaller sizes for replanting. They do extremely well when planted then divided every two or…Read More How to Grow Asters
Having trouble getting your hydrangea to bloom? You’re not alone! There are three possibilities for lack of flowering among the hydrangea species. Shade vs. Sun Although some hydrangea like shade, too much shade can reduce flowering. This is particularly true of panicle hydrangea, which is the one hydrangea species that grows well in…Read More Why Doesn’t My Hydrangea Bloom?