Propagating a rose bush from cuttings is a time-tested way to preserve old roses and expand your rose garden. Plan to take more than one cutting from a rose bush so you will have a greater chance at propagation. Normal success rates range from 50 to 75 percent.Prepare the space to plant your cutting before you take a cutting from the rose bush.
Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty ImagesA garden path is a simple way to guide guests to certain areas of your landscaping and subtly keep them out of other areas. One of the easiest paths to create is one made of sand, but if this is the material you choose, there& 39;s more to it than pouring sand on the ground.
Clean your brushes as soon as possible after using acrylic paints, which dry rapidly and are water resistant. Spray foaming bathroom cleaner on the bristles to help with paint removal.Paint in a well-ventilated area, preferably outside.Paint the landscape rocks in your yard and garden to create a unique, personalized touch.
Facts on PansiesThe small, colorful pansy plant is a delightful addition to the flower garden. In milder climates, this flower blooms outdoors year-round.HistoryPansies are one of the oldest cultivated flowering plants around. Their exact origin cannot be pinpointed, but the crossbred variety with which we are familiar is identified with Buckinghamshire, England.
Zedcor Wholly Owned/PhotoObjects.net/Getty ImagesRadishes are typically easy to grow and most spring varieties are ready to harvest about 25 days after planting. Radishes planted in the late summer are ready to harvest 50 and 70 days after planting. If during this time you must transplant your radishes -- perhaps because they are not getting enough sunlight or want to plant something else in their place -- then do so carefully so you don’t damage your plants in the process.
Blanc image by Cath Blot from Fotolia.comHydrangea are deciduous shrubs that originate from East Asia and the Americas. Hydrangea grow well in moist, well-drained soil and when the pH levels go above or below 6.0, the colors of the flowers change.Smooth HydrangeaSmooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens ‘Grandiflora& 39;), also called hills-of-the-snow hydrangea, is a deciduous shrub that is suitable to grow in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9.