Category Archives: Plants

Conifers In The Garden

Conifers In The Garden

Conifers In The Garden – The garden is not complete without at least a few conifers to provide evergreen background planting and structure to the garden. This is certainly true, however, it is both to ignore the amazing range of shapes and colors that conifers offer to the 21st century gardener, and also to fail to see how beautiful conifers can be when growing at their best in natural landscapes.

White Flowers For Shimmering Garden Design

White Flowers For Shimmering Garden Design

White Flowers For Shimmering Garden Design – Gardens in summer burst with color, so it may seem very strange to restrict yourself to those with white flowers or blossoms, but if you’ve ever seen a white garden you know how the simplicity of the color scheme somehow adds elegance and sophistication. White flowers in the garden are more than beautiful during the day, but they have one outstanding feature which makes them ideal for anyone who enjoys entertaining in the garden, they look fantastic at night.

Growing Rose Gardens

Growing Rose Gardens

Growing Rose Gardens – Growing roses isn’t difficult. It just takes some tender loving care. Plant roses in a location which gets full sunlight.

Roses should be pruned in the spring. Cut out dead and damaged branches. Always sharpen the hand shears and soak them in a solution of half water and half bleach before pruning. This will helps to protect the rosebush from diseases and insects.

Lotus Flowers For Your Garden Pond

Lotus Flowers For Your Garden Pond

Lotus Flowers For Your Garden Pond – A lotus flowers can be successfully grown in ‘tubs’ in or around your pond. Large containers will work as well. Just be sure to keep them wet, and by wet the professionals mean very wet. Usually there should be at least two inches of water above the ground soil in which you plant your lotus flowers. They love the soil, however they are very thirsty plants, which is why the garden pond conditions  may be perfect.