Perhaps there is no other flower that has been loved by people so much or has been as popular as the rose throughout history. In fact, roses have been in existence much before humans, who later grew their beautiful flowers, drew wonderful pictures of the flowers and even commemorated them in their lore and music. … Continue reading History Of The Rose.
Very small gardens, balconies, decks and rooftops are ideal places for growing lilacs in containers. The smallest varieties of container lilacs are basically bonsai. Select any small or dwarf lilac for growing in containers. Some of the lilacs that are most suited for growing in containers include S. oblata subsp. dilatata, S. meyeri, S. pubescens, S. patula … Continue reading Lilacs In Containers.
You need to consider several things before you choose a lilac. First of all, you need to select the color of lilac flowers and also the site where you will like to grow the plant. While these are important aspects, the climate is even more vital provided you are living in a region that is … Continue reading Growing Garden Lilacs.
In case you have not pruned your favorite lilacs for several years and want to spruce them up, be sure that you will have do cope with a miniature jungle of suckers. In fact, pruning the lilac heavily will promote growth of more suckers. Hence, you need to prune a dense and unkempt lilac from … Continue reading Renovating And Moving Lilacs.
Lilacs need to be pruned regularly - at least once a year. When you prune your lilacs on a regular basis, it helps the plants to bloom profusely each year and also remain in your desired shape and size. In addition, regular pruning of the plants help them to remain healthy and bear large bunches … Continue reading Pruning Lilacs.
Diseases are always harmful. When lilacs or Syringa shrubs are affected by diseases, it may cause the plants to stop blooming or reduce their number of flowers. In many cases, diseases occurring in the previous year may result in the destruction of the flower buds. In some instances, growers may take preventive or even curative … Continue reading Pests And Diseases Of Lilacs.
With their elfin scale and ever-widening range of colors and forms, miniature roses appeal to gardeners of all ages. Their small size makes it possible to grow an extensive rose garden in a tiny space, either indoors in containers or outdoors in beds and borders. Most will bloom all year under indoor lighting, and most … Continue reading Miniature Roses’ Species.
This variety of roses comprises smaller versions of other rose varieties and was initially bred for growing in containers. In fact, when we use the word miniature we actually refer to a relative value. The height of miniature rose shrubs may vary from just a few inches to about 18 inches (45 cm). On the other … Continue reading Miniature Roses.