Rosemary would have to be my favourite herb. It is indispensable in the garden, the kitchen and the apothecary. It can be tricky to grow from seed, but it is so easy to propagate rosemary from cuttings.
Peonies produce medium size bushy flowers and die back in the winter. There are two broad types of peonies herbaceous peonies and tree peonies. A range of factors can influence the appearance of the leaves of peonies so today I will discuss what these are.
Irises are hardy perennial flowers that are some of the easiest plants to grow. However, they do have some specific requirements to keep them healthy. Some issues can cause irises to be sick which will show in the leaves, and today I will explain what the causes are and how to remedy them.
Hyacinths produce some of the most fragrant and vibrant flowers. Hyacinths have long leaves that don’t look like the leaves of typical plants because they grow from a bulb rather than a seed. Leaf issues can occur with hyacinths so today I will explain what causes these and how to remedy them.
Flowers near the house are an indispensable attribute of the yard and today we will talk about one of the most exciting of them.
Dahlia is different from many other flowers because of the large number of petals that create unique patterned flowers. So it’s not surprising that many people want to have this beautiful plant in their gardens or homes. But like other plants with Dahlia, some problems can arise.
The number of ornamental plants has long been inexhaustible, and among them, the place of honor belongs to peonies. But to behold the beauty of peonies we must always be on the lookout for something bad to happen to our plants.
Perennials often compete with each other for the right to occupy the garden. The same thing happened with the two plants we will be considering today. Here you will find as much information as you need to make the right choice.
Peonies! Who invented this beauty? Whoever it was, all we can do is express our great gratitude for it. The author of today’s varieties, Samuel Wissing, deserves no fewer thanks. It was he who in the middle of the last century created these two wonderful peonies.
What could be more beautiful than fragrant peonies in the shade of large trees on a hot day? You can’t imagine a better break from the hustle and bustle. In this article I will tell you about peonies for shade, we will consider their pros and cons and much more.
Hidcote is English lavender, and Munstead is also an English lavender. One has very fragrant flowers and leaves, and so does the other. So is there a difference between the two, you may ask? And I will answer that there is a difference!
Today’s competitors, Russian sage and lavender, have a lot in common, but they are still two very different plants. Like most of you, I always want to choose the best plant from the range so that I don’t have to replace it later. The wrong choice will result in wasted extra time and money.
Placing plants in the garden at first glance does not seem important, and very often, gardeners ignore this thing. However, too small a distance between the peonies can bring a lot of difficulties or even serious problems.
Growing peonies is relatively easy, but there are many subtleties that not all gardeners know. One of the most common problems you may face is the post-flowering period. There are a number of tips to help you deal with this.
Rosemary likes to grow in a Mediterranean climate on sandy and stony slopes near the sea. In this area, the humidity is relatively high, but the soil does not retain much moisture. Ideal growing conditions will be well-drained soil and moist air around. Water rosemary once every 7-14 days. However, it depends on many factors …