Pruning a Rose Bush

Over the years, there has been several conflicts of opinion on the aspects of pruning. There’s no reason for this because a rose is considered a flowering shrubs. As far as pruning is concerned these are classified as either plants that bloom on the new wood produced during the current season or they flower on last year’s shoots. The first […]

Rose Gardening

All About Roses – C. Simone GIVEN a writer with a willing pen, a day of June, a garden across which the soft wind comes full of the mingled scent of rose blossom-the delicate fragrance of the Teas, the deep scent of the full colored Hybrid Perpetual’s and the old garden roses such as Cabbage, Provence and Sweetbriar, and the […]

Soil Perparations to Plant a Rose bush

Once roses are planted they are destined to give great pleasure for many years to come. It is well worthwhile, therefore, to take a lot of trouble at this stage to carry out this operation with care. It’s a recommendation to allow newly dug ground to settle for at least six weeks before planting anything in it. Really who has […]

How to choose and buy a Rose

How to choose and buy a rose When buying a rose, there are many factors we have to consider before selecting the correct rose for your garden.  We should consider color, type, climate, planting location and they soil structure. All these factors are discussed to assist you in making the correct decision before you purchase or order your rose.  It’s […]

Rose and Insects – Healthy Rose

Rose and Insects – Healthy Rose Roses are attacked by various pests and diseases. To fight them, it is important to be able to identify them and know what action to take. Regular spraying with a chemical compound is important. Fortunately most sprays that are used today can be mixed together and can thus be used simultaneously, together, if desired, […]

100 English Roses for The American Garden Roses

    by Clair G. Martin Foreword by David Austin Workman Publishing, New York Clair Martin describes virtually all the English Roses introduced to date. He does this extremely well and in great detail. Each variety is illustrated with an excellent full page photograph. There are also many cultural details which will be of special use to our American customers. […]

Controlling Lawn Grubs Organically

Controlling Lawn Grubs Organically Contact Arzeena Hamir Beetle grubs can turn a fine looking lawn into a patchwork quilt of yellow spots. But before you reach for the insecticide bottle, there are a number of organic alternatives that will help you cope with the grubs without poisoning yourself or your family. What are these grubs? The grubs that you see […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics The fall is the perfect time to plant garlic in your garden. Compared to spring-planted garlic, fall garlic produces larger bulbs, matures earlier, and often has fewer disease problems. Additionally, certain types of garlic, mainly the hard-neck types like Rocambole, will not mature in time from a spring planting. Of the three types of […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Contest Winner! Medicinal Garden (Part I) Growing Potatoes in Barrels No-Till Gardening Fruit-Glazed Acorn Squash Medicinal Garden (Part I) by Sheri Ann Richerson Starting a medicinal herb garden may be easier than you think. With a few selected herbs and a bit of planning this is a garden that will give you joy for […]

Organic Gardening Tips and Plants – How to

Organic Gardening Tips Terra Viva Organics Website UpdateStart Healthy TomatoesPollinating Your GardenGrow Perennial Herbs from SeedChickweed Herb Pasta Website Update Planting in the favorable signs and phases of the moon can improve the strength and vigor of your plants, and give them every advantage by working with the natural energy of the moon. Just as the moon pulls the ocean […]