Why do my daffodils buds die? They come up normally with a wonderful bud and then fail to open and die? Doug says: If it's an older variety, the do tend to get bud blast (for which there is no cure) and have to be dug out and thrown away. Some of the … [Read more...] about Why Do My Daffodil Buds Die?
Acidanthera are members of the Iris family and are sometimes known as Abyssinian gladiola or even misspelled as Acidenthera. Now this plant's name is actually Gladiolus callianthusThe Ethopian native loves sunny gardens and grows sword-shaped leaves … [Read more...] about Growing Acidanthera or Abyssinian Gladiola
Achimenes is a fairly easy bulb to grow (even if it is a small one). Sometimes called “hot water plant” or “widow's tears” it originally came to us from Central South America. Note that all the plants you're likely to see are hybrids and that they … [Read more...] about Achimenes or Hot Water Plant For Summer Blooms
When it comes to midsummer rose care, there are several different things to keep in mind. Containers If you had the foresight to plant a rose as part of a container garden, let me remind you that these plants, including the miniatures, are greedy … [Read more...] about 6 Practical Tips for Mid-Summer Rose Care You’ll Want To Read
All-America Rose Selections (AARS) has selected ‘Sunshine Daydream’ as its 2012 AARS Winner, which recognizes new varieties that are not only beautiful in appearance, easy to grow and require minimal care by today's busy homeowners. The light yellow … [Read more...] about 2012 All America Rose Winner