Mon. Sep 20th, 2021

Which Type of Water Softener Is Best for My Garden?

There are a variety of different kinds of water softeners available on the market, such as salt-free water softeners and salt-based water softeners. Each has its strong points and disadvantages. Deciding which one is right for you depends largely on what you intend to use the water for, as well as the existing characteristics of the water from your local source. If it’s a priority of yours to produce water for your garden, then the best water softener for you will be an ion exchange softener that uses potassium in place of sodium.
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How to Set Up A Solar Fountain

A DIY solar fountain is an easy and inexpensive way to add a one-of-a-kind element to your garden or backyard. Because everyone enjoys garden fountains and backyard ponds, adding this DIY solar fountain to your place can be an excellent conversation starter the next time you have friends or guests around. All you need are the right tools, a solar water pump for fountains, a location, and some plants and decorations.
A DIY solar fountain may not only add a lovely touch to your home but can also provide you with some psychological benefits…

Palace of Gold Rose Pruning Update

Last year, we were commissioned to consult and supervise the planting of the Palace of Gold rose garden. Our job entails the transitioning of garden maintenance to a more sustainable practice. This required us to make great strides, and we employed the methods we posted in this blog. Check them out if you need references in planting your rose garden.
Before, people have pruned roses to around 6 inches in height in the fall. By then, they would mound some mulch over these plants. It worked overtime. However, we were looking forward to keeping their roses a little taller, so we could prune them again just in time for spring. My …

How to Choose the Right Soil for Container Roses

As we have emphasized on this page multiple times – maintaining a healthy and living soil profile is of utmost importance. This is because whatever you feed into your soil will be the feed for your plants – or your roses to be specific.
It’s a given that commercial potting soils come in different compositions, but we never really did a side-by-side product comparison to determine which one is the best. Just my assumption, we can figure that it may take a lot of work and time to do. However, one thing that we can stand by as a component of great potting soils is well-composted manure.
Using Well-composted Manure…

How to Pot Roses

Today we will discuss the proper ways you can grow your potted climbing rose.
When preparing to incorporate potted climbing roses into your garden, the following recommendations should be followed:
You hold a remarkably resilient plant in your hands, but you must note these pointers. To begin, ensure adequate sunlight exposure and that your rose is exposed for at least four hours a day. By and large, this is a robust and sunlight-thriving flower. However, if you live in a tropical climate, any afternoon shade is advisable.
Roses are great container species. English Roses are ideally grown in large containers due …

How to Shrub Roses

When planning to plant some potted shrub roses into your garden, we have prepared a few guidelines you can follow:
You hold a highly adaptable plant in your hands, but you must note these pointers. To begin, ensure adequate sunlight exposure and that your rose is exposed for at least four hours a day. By and large, this is a sun-loving plant. However, if you live in a tropical climate, any afternoon shade can be beneficial.
Lastly, since this is a potted plant, make sure that your pot is large enough to accommodate the size of your plant.
The Right Time to Plant
All year round, potted rose …

How to Bare Root Climbing Roses

When planning to plant some bare-root climbing roses into your garden, we have prepared a few guidelines you can follow:
You have a versatile plant in your hands, but you still need to remember this pointer. Firstly, ensure sunlight exposure, and that your rose has to be exposed at least 4 hours per day. Generally, this is a plant that needs a lot of suns. However, if you are situated in tropical areas, some afternoon shade can be helpful.
Moreover, make sure that your rose plant has enough horizontal space to grow, and vertical space to climb. It must also take enough space on the ground so that the roots will not compete …