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.
Australia is the driest inhabited continent in the planet. As such, any action that will efficiently conserve water is a good thing. Mulching (and Why You Should Use It) The number one rule for water conservation in the garden is to use mulch. By adding mulch into the garden, water loss can be minimised by […]
The grass on your lawn requires water to facilitate and sustain growth. After drawing moisture from the soil through its roots, the grass then distributes water through its various parts. When water is insufficient, particularly during times of drought, lawns can become stressed — or worse, damaged. One of the earliest signs of stress on […]
One of the best things about living in Australia is that even if it’s winter, you can still grow and harvest your own delicious produce on your own garden. Regardless of the zone or state you’re in, you have a variety of vegetables you can choose from to plant and grow in your outdoor space. […]
We’ve seen it too many times, beautiful flowers trying to grow and pesky weeds coming a long and destroying the beauty with their uncontrollable hunger for destruction. Luckily, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on weed control. These are 7 household products you can use to kill or control weeds in your […]