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.
As Aussies, many of us are used to drought being a fact of life. Droughts (and the water restrictions that come along with them) can cause grass to turn brown and die, leaving your garden looking a little sad and sorry for itself. But there are some methods that can help alleviate the issues caused […]
Proper treatment begins with the correct diagnosis. To the untrained eye, lawn diseases like dollar spots, brown patches, and pythium may look the same. Indeed, these and other diseases may share a few features which makes it doubly difficult to ascertain the specific disease which plagues your lawn. The failure to correctly identify your lawn’s […]
Performing periodic maintenance on your roof is a required task for every homeowner. Where you live is a great factor in determining how often you should check and clean the gutter. If you are in an urban area where there are few or no trees at all, once a year will do. And the best […]
A fence is the most popular option among homeowners who are seeking to boost the level of privacy in their homes. Steel, concrete, and wood are usually their material of choice. However, the right types of plants — when grown, shaped, and maintained properly — also make for great natural screeners in any property. Although […]