Preparing your Rose Bush for Next Season



In my opinion, roses are the queen of flowers, these garden beauties are very elegant and will bring that touch of class to a garden and landscape design. Roses are popular and are grown in many home gardens or purchased in floral arrangements to brighten up that special someone’s day but as the winter months approach, it brings with it not only the change in temperature but also moist conditions which can have an adverse effect on your rose bush.

Roses that are grown in the home garden, however, must be groomed during the fall months so when the following season arrives your rose bushes will perform at their best bursting with healthy flower bloom which will make you proud.

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Daylilies Planting Tips and Care

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Yellow and Red Daylily

From Central Europe and the Orient, the daylilies have made a name for its self by making an impact on many garden and landscape designs, there is believed to be more than 2500 hybrids to choose from so from these numbers there is no shortage which can give that WOW. Daylilies bloom in late spring and summer depending on your zone.

The daylilies look great planted in masses, the ideal time to plant daylilies is in early spring and the fall months. The daylilies will brighten up your world creating a pleasing effect that is so inviting, these flowering plants are so amazing and is enjoyed by many in the home garden. Let’s take a closer look at the daylily and how they can fit into your garden and landscapes.

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Solving Container Grown Plant Problems

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Container Plants

Growing Plants with the help of containers is not new but has been around for sometimes, this method is known as container gardening and does have its advantages but like any other garden types, there are challenges that must be addressed to have success.

I have spent many years in the landscape and gardening field and one of those areas where I worked most of those years was working as an interior plantscape designer and plant technician where I was faced with the good the bad and the ugly. But before we discuss container plant problems lets take a closer look at the advantages of growing plants from containers.

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Getting a Jump Start on the Season

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Raking leaves of grass

The fall season can be a busy time with the amount of clean up we’re faced with such as leaf raking, pruning, etc… which makes working on the great outdoors so great but we can’t forget our lawns which look so great keeping us proud doing the spring and summer months.

But as the spring and summer month passes and the colder months approaches and with less microbial activity our lawns are depending on us to keep them in the best possible shape ever.

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Using Natural Ways to Control Garden Insects Pests and Disease

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 Beetle Insect Pest

The life of a gardener can be pretty hectic at times there is so much that’s involved which can be challenging but these challenges do not go without rewards the goal is to continue to work at it until you get the results you desire.

Two challenges that are involved in gardening are insect pests and diseases, if not brought under control can turn any dream garden into a nightmare. I have worked on many garden projects where I have faced these issues but I kept at it until I got the desired results.

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