Those unfamiliar with bare root roses can be taken aback when first encountering them. Far from the lush rose bush envisioned, bare root roses arrive looking sort of… dead. Take heart. That clump of sticks with roots attached might seem vulnerable and uninspiring, but it’s actually only dormant, a natural state for roses during the winter months. Planting a rose in this state is one of the best ways to ensure that the bush gets off to a healthy happy start. Once planted, they very quickly become leafy bushes bursting with blooms.
Work out a plan to conserve two of your garden’s most precious resources: your time and energy.
Home gardeners looking to warm up their gardens with early blooms can use these flowers in their early-season containers, window boxes and planting beds.
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DIY our Autumn Tower and Seasonal Window Box to add a touch of fall to your home.
Plants need sunlight to thrive and grow, but some need less sunlight than others. Homeowners who find their landscapes are less supportive to sun-loving plants can choose from a variety of shade-tolerant plants, shrubs and trees.
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The latest trends in container gardens and raised beds
How to landscape in an era of topsy-turvy weather
One of the more important steps gardeners can take before spring arrives is to educate themselves about plant hardiness zones.