Get your roses off to the best possible start by choosing their growing site carefully and then planting them using the techniques most suitable for your climate. Bare-root rose plants -- those sold without soil -- offer the best value and grow quickly after planting.
Mowing is the most important determining factor of a lawn's appearance. Not only does it keep grass from becoming too long and unsightly, it keeps it full and healthy.
Fall is for planting bulbs. Their flowers are the harbingers of spring and one can never have enough of them.
A perfect lawn depends on constant care...regular mowing, fertilizer, water, monitoring, maybe chemicals and lots of tough love.
A few frequently asked questions anwered.
Roses are one of the most versatile plant groups, at home in a rambling cottage garden as much as they are in a more formal setting.
What to do with those leftover bulbs.
Ideally, bird plantings should be a blend of trees, shrubs, vines and flowers that provide food over a long period.