The way to recognize the Bush With Small White Flowers & Berries

Gardening can be hard, constantly managing plant life amidst the elements. It’s particularly tough once you don’t understand the requirements of a plant and you do not know whether it is getting sufficient light, water or even being pruned in the right season. Identifying a particular plant, including a bush with little white blooms and …


Perennial Flowers That Bloom From Spring to Fall

Having a garden filled with spring-to-fall-blooming perennials may seem to be an elusive dream. Many perennials put all their energy to flowering over several spectacular weeks in spring, summer or autumn, while some briefly figure out how to bridge two seasons. The good thing is that other perennials start blooming in spring and last until …


How to Winter Wrap Tree Trunks

Tree wraps are not simply for your northern, cold winter buddies. In climates with mild winters, icy and frosty nights may damage cold temperatures that are sensitive. Citrus trees are particularly frost sensitive, as are young, immature trees. Winter wraps not only help trees survive cold winter nights, they also help prevent sunscald, a problem …


Orange Perennial Flowers

Orange perennial blooms come in a variety of shades that all bring energy to the garden every year. Whether you create an entirely orange garden or utilize orange perennial flowers to add eye-catching attraction to some border or hexagonal garden, orange is guaranteed to attract attention from all of your garden guests. Even though you …


The Best Fertilizer to get a Leyland Cypress

Leyland cypress (Cupressocyparis Leylandii) is a fast growing evergreen conifer that can grow up to 4 feet a year, topping out at about 30 feet tall and 10 feet wide. If you don’t have your soil tested, adding fertilizer is likely not essential if the shoot increase is more than 2 inches a year. The …


How to Grow Daphne From Cuttings

Daphne (Daphne odora) charms gardeners with its leathery, dark green leaves and intensely fragrant flower clusters, which appear in winter when most other shrubs lay dormant. It propagates from semi-ripe cuttings taken in early to midsummer and will rapidly put on growth if planted in a shaded bed with moist, draining soil. On the other …


The Way to Stop Lawn Fungus

Lawns have a tendency to become when they’re weak from weather conditions or improper 15, infected with diseases. It is more effective than to deal with fungal problems as soon as they arise to care for your lawn all the time. Irrigation fertilizer, timing and lawn maintenance affect how vulnerable yards are to fungi, even …


How to Prune Rosemary Following a Freeze

Rosemary, called Rosmarinus officinalis, is a perennial, evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and a fragrance reminiscent of pine needles. Depending upon the amount, it develops from 20 inches to 6 feet tall and produces flowers. A Mediterranean native is grown for medicinal, culinary, ornamental and craft functions. It is hardy in several places, but can’t …


Mid-Atlantic Gardener's March Checklist

March from the Mid-Atlantic is about the Search! Every morning I step out my front door and am amazed at what has changed at ground level. Look carefully this month, peeking below those dried leaves and crusty mulch, and you’ll be surprised at the amount of green hiding there. Crocuses, daffodils, irises and tulips — …


How to Clone Orchids

In need as cut flowers and as plants for hobbyists and enthusiasts, wild orchid populations were frequently threatened by harvesting for all these markets before efficient means of cloning developed. Cloning is vegetative reproduction from existing plant parts, instead of sexual reproduction from growing seeds. Through cloning, it is possible to find an exact replica …