These plants bloom longer than the average perennial flower Let us assume the average perennial flower is going to bloom for three weeks (some a little higher, some a little lower) so anything that exceeds this by a goodly margin is eligible to … [Read more...] about What Perennials Bloom For A Long Time?
There are three primary causes too low temperaturesold tissues (mostly on older leaves) andphosphorus deficiency. So what to do? Raise the growing temperature.Prune off old leaves.Feed properly The first two are easy to do. It's … [Read more...] about What causes the red edges on geranium leaves
Growing hybrid tea roses in containers is as easy as growing them in the garden Growing hybrid tea roses in containers is as easy as growing them in the garden if you pay attention to these rules: 1) Use a good quality soilless … [Read more...] about Seven Steps For Growing Hybrid Tea Roses in Containers
I get asked all the time about moving flower bulbs so here are the general rules of thumb. If The Bulb Is In A Pot If the bulb is fully grown, in soil, in the pot, then it can be moved at any time. Take it out of the pot and plant it at the … [Read more...] about Moving Flower Bulbs: When To Do It and When It’s Best Not To
Belamcanda is one of the plants the botanists have been renaming. The plant was previously named Pardancanda but is better known by its common names of Blackberry lily or even Leopard lily. Given there are only two species and both resemble Iris, … [Read more...] about How To Grow Belamcanda or Blackberry Lily
There's a simple way and a harder way(s) to grow roses from seed. This is all about the simpler way. I won't go into the transferring pollen and details of getting a rose to set seed (many roses will do it naturally) on this page but what to do … [Read more...] about Growing Roses From Seed The Simple Way