The Energies of June

Dear Friends, I do hope you will be able to take a little time out to enjoy the abundant beauty that nature so generously provides for us each year during the month of June. Our garden is resplendent with so many early summer flowers and in particular a wonderful array of roses of all colors … Continue reading The Energies of June

Kitchen Cabinet Remedies: Rose Hip Syrup

So here is my first attempt at making syrup.  It turned out amazing.  I am tempted to go out and gather more! I went to my favorite spot to harvest a few rose hips. I was there walking with my daughter and the rose hips just beckoned to be admired.  Voluptuous and cheery, the sun … Continue reading Kitchen Cabinet Remedies: Rose Hip Syrup

History Of The Rose

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

Vertical Gardening.

Take advantage of garden space by using the third dimension to grow vegetables and vining fruit. When garden space is limited, you can still grow space-hungry plants. Growing your vegetables and vining fruits on an arbor or vertical trellis is the most efficient way to add space in a less-than-spacious garden. Growing vertically improves air circulation, which helps … Continue reading Vertical Gardening.

Planting Roses.

If you acquire a rose bush to grow it in your garden or your container, the foremost thing is to ensure that you don’t allow it to dry out even before you plant it. Make sure that the plant does not dehydrate before you place it in the planting hole and water it properly. When … Continue reading Planting Roses.

The Magic Of Manure For Roses.

The composition of ingested foods is changed as they pass through the digestive tracts of animals. Freshly obtained manure contains elevated proportions of ammonia and, to some extent this is the reason why fresh manure has such a pungent smell. In addition, ammonia contains elevated amounts of nitrogen, which is easily available to the plants when we … Continue reading The Magic Of Manure For Roses.

Roses – Sun, Humidity, And Spacing.

As in the case of any other plant, the conditions in which you grow your roses largely contribute to their success. Nearly all varieties of roses require direct sunlight for no less than six hours daily. In addition, they require a fertile soil having an excellent drainage system and sufficient space for robust growth. Besides, you also … Continue reading Roses – Sun, Humidity, And Spacing.

Watering Roses.

Watering is a vital aspect of growing roses successfully. These plants require sufficient water to grow robustly and achieve their utmost size and health as well as produce large and enduring blooms having vibrant colors and wonderful substance - dense and robust petals. If your area receives balanced and sufficient rainfall, you need not provide the plants … Continue reading Watering Roses.

Roses And Soil.

Soils provide anchorage as well as sustenance to plants. The growth of your roses will largely depend on the soil in which they are grown. Therefore, it is very important for you to ensure that the soil you are using to grow your roses is appropriate for the plants. It is also important for you to … Continue reading Roses And Soil.

Roses And Weeds.

Growing roses require some effort and extra care. For instance, if you wish to take delight in the exquisiteness of roses, it is essential to plant them properly and at the right time, prune them as and when necessary as well as water and feed the plants adequately. Last, but not the least important, you also need … Continue reading Roses And Weeds.