Due to the many varieties of roses available, all gardeners, whether newbies or pros, will always find the right type to grow in their yard. Although winter is the best time to start planting roses since they are deciduous, it doesn’t mean you have to wait for this season to grow them. You can start planting them even during autumn so that your garden can have that beautiful, eye-catching splash of colour.
Below is a handy guide for growing and taking care of roses this autumn:
To prepare your roses for winter, stop fertilising the bushes in early April. This will help encourage the bushes into dormancy and effectively prepare the harder stems when it’s time to prune them in winter.
When you step out of your house, the first thing you want to see is a freshly manicured lawn and well-maintained landscape. Lush foliage and colourful blooms can be beautiful to your eyes and even add a pleasant sweetness to the air. But did you know that there are flowers that can be dangerous to […]
No one likes the idea of having a compacted lawn, but it’s something that many of us will have to remedy at one point in time or another. A myriad of different elements can cause compaction, including high levels of traffic from either feet or vehicles. In this article, we take a look at what […]
Summer can create punishing conditions for plants. Fortunately, there are few things that you can do to protect your garden from the intense summer heat. Starting right Building a garden that is resilient to summer conditions often begins with finding the right pieces to build with. For example, you will have an easier time caring […]
For many homeowners who love working on their garden, clay soil isn’t typically met with much enthusiasm. The general impression is that clay can be quite difficult to work with and that only a few plants can successfully grow in it. For the most part, these can be true — but only if the clay […]