Gardening

Growing old fashioned roses, information on growing and caring for old-fashioned or old roses in your flower garden. Growing old fashioned roses, information on growing and caring for old-fashioned or old roses in your flower garden.

In the 18th Century, rose bushes were very common in gardens. These roses were mainly “old roses” and often given as a gift during courtship.   Since the “old roses” were easy to tend, beautiful to admire and highly fragrant, most of these roses conveyed a symbolic gesture that wasn’t often spoken among 18th Century…

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Expert tips for growing tulips. The best time of year to plant tulips, what kind of soil is best for tulips, how deep to plant tulip bulbs, and more. Expert tips for growing tulips. The best time of year to plant tulips, what kind of soil is best for tulips, how deep to plant tulip bulbs, and more.

When people think of tulips, it is not uncommon for them to think of Holland. But the name actually originates in Turkey and a literal translation of the term in Turkish means turban.   No matter who named the tulip, the flowers are some of the most recognizable in the world and remain a favorite…

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When is the best time for planting roses? Find out why spring is the best time to plant your rose garden. When is the best time for planting roses? Find out why spring is the best time to plant your rose garden.

When to Plant Roses   Have you ever wondered if what you know about roses is accurate? Consider the following paragraphs and compare what you know to the latest info on roses.   When spring comes and the ground is thawed, it is time to start planting your rose garden. Roses have been a cherished…

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Tips for growing watermelons from seed. Where to plant watermelons, how to apply mulch, and common watermelon growing problems solved. Tips for growing watermelons from seed. Where to plant watermelons, how to apply mulch, and common watermelon growing problems solved.

The Watermelon is catalogued to be both a fruit and also a plant from a vine-like herb which originates from Southern Africa. Most watermelons have a green surface with a pink juicy flesh which can at times be red, orange, yellow depending on the type of watermelon or even green if it is not yet…

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Easy tips for planting and growing chrysanthemums, a perennial favorite in many gardens. Easy tips for planting and growing chrysanthemums, a perennial favorite in many gardens.

How to Plant Chrysanthemums   Although there are over one hundred varieties of chrysanthemum, they may be the easiest perennial to grow.   Due to the large variety, it is possible to find any combination of color, height, flower size, and time of bloom that you desire.   Although chrysanthemums may be the easiest perennial…

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