What gardening tasks to Do in March

The North Shrub-cuttings taken last fall and buried in the ground during winter should be planted 6 inches apart in the row and 2 feet between rows as soon as possible. Allow an inch or two of the cuttings to project above the ground. Never allow them to dry before planting. Dormant sprays of oil and lime-sulphur must be applied […]

Plant bulbs now for spring blooms

Now is the time to get your garden ready for fall, and instead of dreading the task, think about the glorious spring blooms to be had. Garden centres are supplied with spring-flowering bulbs of daffodils, hyacinths, narcissus, tulips,and crocus, but let’s not stop there. Unusual bulbs that can brighten any area of the garden can be purchased as well, some […]

March Gardening To Do List

Provided is a list of tasks you need to perform in your garden during March. Please understand your gardening zone which is identified in the menu above. Look for Hardiness Zones. Zone 1 Order indoor seed starting kits and seeds Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed dormant houseplants) Water indoor cymbidium orchids weekly until theybloom Sow seeds indoors […]

The 10 most-asked questions about bulbs

Do bulbs need fertiliser? If so, when? If the choice of bulbs has been adapted to the local conditions, no fertiliser is necessary, in principle. However, if you want to be absolutely sure that they bloom next season, some fertiliser (preferable organic) could be given, immediately after bloom time. Could you trim off the ugly leaves after bloom time? No, […]

February Gardening To do list

Provided is a list of tasks you need to perform in your garden during February. Please understand your gardening zone which is identified in the menu above. Look for Hardiness Zones. Zone 1 Order fruit and vegetable seeds, roses, bare-root trees and shrubs Check potted or container-planted bulbs for signs of growth Bring in pots of crocus and bulbous iris […]

Protecing Plants and other February Gardening Tips

Mother Nature may be taking a snooze this time of year, but that doesn’t mean you can. February brings its share of challenging chores for gardeners, many relating to the weather. If snow cover is light in your area, you may need to add extra mulch, such as a thick layer of straw or evergreen branches, to protect landscape plants. […]

What to Do in February Gardening

The North Clumps of dahlia tubers may be planted in boxes of soil or sand. If the new shoots are broken from the tuber when they are 2 or 3 inches high and potted in light, sandy loam, they will soon root. From 25 to 50 cuttings may be obtained from the average clump. Keep them indoors until the danger […]

February Gardening in the South

Gardening in February in the Southern United States By J. Lester ROSES planted this month will give steady and uninterrupted bloom from April to December. Get the best plants you can find. Cheap stock is worthless and not to be considered at all. Two-year plants in number one grade from a reliable Rose grower in varieties of Hybrid Teas, Teas, […]

Seeds to Start in February

As soon as I’ve taken down the Christmas decorations and dragged out the tree, I dig out my seed trays and start checking my supplies. I know it’s too early to get any basil or tomatoes going; I know Zinnias and Impatiens won’t be able to go into the ground until the end of May (if then!); I know that […]

10 GARDEN TIPS & TRICKS TO IMPROVE SEED GERMINATION

What is Seed Germination? Gardening is a pleasing activity. It boosts the happiness level as the plants grow, and the greenery rejuvenates the mind. However, the propagation of plants is a bit tricky, and a task to be “looked after.” Seed Germination(propagation) is the first and foremost process, which, if done accurately, will definitely give fruitful results. Seeds Germination: It […]