Flower Gardens

How To Make Garden Paragraph

How To Make Garden Paragraph

He does not know how to do gardening.First, a small piece of land is chosen.When the land is loosening, the weeds are removed.Finally, the flower fills the heart of the gardener with joy.First of all, select a piece of land that gets enough sunlight and where water does not stand in the rainy season.After that, loosen the soil with a spade and remove the weeds.Then select some good quality of seeds or seedling and sow or plant them properly.You can sow seeds of flowers or vegetables or both in your garden

How To Plant A Winter Flower Garden

How To Plant A Winter Flower Garden

Even though a chill is in the air in parts of the country, it doesn't mean gardening season is completely over!Many perennials, annuals, and shrubs actually bloom in the coldest months of the year, sometimes when there's still snow on the ground in colder regions

How To Design Garden Layout

How To Design Garden Layout

It's also important to read plant tags and make sure a perennial, shrub or tree can survive winters in your USDA Hardiness Zone (find yours here).So, embrace the challenges, enjoy the surprises, and read on to discover great garden plants and layout ideas for your own backyard

How To Pick Roses From Your Garden

How To Pick Roses From Your Garden

Michael’s rose-growing philosophy is similar to mine, and we’ve always enjoyed comparing notes and discussing roses—mainly why we shouldn’t fuss over them so much.“For cutting single roses or clusters of blooms, choose better-quality garden scissors or, better yet, hand pruners with sharp blades,” says Marriott.Their ability to take up plenty of water is the key to keeping them fresh.” Good cutting tools, he insists, are not a place to skimp.Higher quality tools have sharper cutting edges that stay sharp longer, and often worn parts and blades can be replaced.His personal favorite is Felco’s #6 bypass pruner, a first choice of many florists, with a small cutting head that reaches easily into dense bushes

How To Plant Seeds In A Flower Garden

How To Plant Seeds In A Flower Garden

Heavy rain washes out seeds and smashes tender seedlings.So remove any mulch on the surface and dig down 6 to 8 inches, breaking up clods that seedling roots won’t be able to penetrate.If you can, mix in a couple inches of compost to improve soil aeration and add nutrients.Soil should crumble when you squeeze a handful — if it stays in a ball shape, it’s too wet.If you have really small seeds, such as the moss rose in the photo above, mix them with sand in a salt shaker so you can see if you’re sowing them evenly.If they need to be covered, spread soil from your prepared bed lightly over the top.Never use potting mix to cover the seeds — it can wick moisture away from seedlings.Whether you line seeds up in formal rows or broadcast in a drift, space them a little closer than you would starters from a pack.After seedlings have developed true leaves, you can always thin and share extras with a friend.Use the mist setting on your watering wand so you don’t wash the seeds away or you might end up with clusters of plants and bare spots.Continue to mist until the tiny plants have a couple sets of leaves, usually in two or three weeks.Later, when the plants reach blooming size, switch to a high-phosphorus fertilizer, such as 15-30-15, that will encourage flowering.A light layer of mulch at this time can help conserve moisture