Category Archives for "Flowers"

When Is The Right Time to Cut Back Knock Out Roses

When to Cut Back Knock Out Roses

I have always loved roses, and when I shifted to a house with a garden, I was thrilled! I cleared a big patch and planted rose bushes. I waited for a couple of months, but nothing much happened! The few roses that grew were of poor quality. However, I did not give up and kept trying with different varieties and used the best fertilizers, and yet the results were the same. Finally, I gave up after working for more than a year. It was while visiting a friend that I noticed the profusion of colorful roses in his garden!! When I asked, he told me that these were Knock-out Roses!! They knocked me out and I am sure you want to know too when to cut back knock out roses.

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Why are My Calla Lilies Drooping: Calla Lilly Care

Why are My Calla Lilies Drooping

Classy and always dressed to impress, calla lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) are popular for a reason. They are easy to grow, needing only a healthy rhizome to start. They also require moderate attention and available in numerous colors. Thus, you can find calla lilies in the gardens and homes of both novice and experienced gardeners despite not being a true lily. So, it’s often alarming when these attractive plants start wilting or drooping, especially when it's their tall and bright blooms.

In this article, we’ll look at the reasons why calla lilies end up drooping. We’ll also consider whether these problems can still be addressed or if it’s already too late. 

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How Much Sun Do Roses Actually Need

How Much Sun Do Roses Actually Need

There is something inherently romantic about roses! A single stem rose, or a bouquet of many roses can express a variety of feelings, thanks to the type of colors and styles available. Though it is not difficult to grow rose bushes, you need to give them a bit of extra care and love to get the best quality roses. Do you struggle with the rose bushes? Do you find that often you are not getting the right flowers? There can be many reasons for this. Soil, climate, supplements all play an essential role, but one factor which you should take into account is sunlight. However, do you really know how much sun do roses need?

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Reviews of the 5 Best Fertilizer for Beautiful Hostas

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Hostas are plantain lilies which are widely cultured as shade-tolerant herbage plants. Hostas need a continuous supply of water to thrive and grow to their actual potential. A major question that pops into the head of most gardeners is what kind of fertilizer should be used on the hostas. Hostas may or may not need fertilizer. But as per studies using the wrong fertilizer for the growth of hostas can result in more damage rather than not using a fertilizer. In this blog today, I am going to review a few of the best fertilizers for the growth of beautiful hostas plants. We will also learn about the need for best fertilizer for hostas and how to choose the correct one for your garden hostas.

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