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How to Deadhead Your Garden Flowers

April 22, 2009

If you have planted early flowers this spring, you may soon need to deadhead them to ensure the best growth of your plants throughout their growing season. For many flowers, deadheading helps the plant to produce more flowers. In many cases, it allows the flowers that are blooming to get more light than if they had dead flowers blocking their sunlight. Read more

Planting Your Butterfly Garden

April 13, 2009

One of the most enjoyable things about a spring garden can be the butterflies that are attracted by the flowers. Many people plan their flower gardens to attract the highest number of butterflies possible. There is no one best way to attract butterflies, but any gardener can expect to see plenty of butterflies in the spring if they plan a garden that includes plenty of colorful flower varieties.

One of the easiest ways to attract butterflies is to plant a variety of wildflowers. These flowers tend to be hardy and easy to grow, but they are also a favorite of butterflies. Their bright colors attract butterflies as well as hummingbirds to a flower garden. Read more

Revive Your Wilting Roses

February 26, 2009

Roses are so beautiful that you will probably want to bring them indoors as cut flowers if your rose type works well as a cut rose. You may even give them as gifts to others so that they can share in the beauty of your roses. However, all cut roses eventually begin to wilt. With a little care, you can revive your wilting roses for a time in order to get more enjoyment from them. Read more

Winter Care For Roses

February 25, 2009

Any new growth on your rose plants may be damaged during the winter. To discourage growth late in the year, stop fertilizing your roses by the beginning of September. Stop pruning them around this time as well. Read more

Cold Climate Roses

February 24, 2009

Roses are a versatile type of flowering plant. They will thrive with the right care in almost any climate. There are a few varieties, however, that won’t grow well in exceptionally cold climates. Read more

Drying Your Roses

February 21, 2009

Once you have grown your own beautiful roses, you may not want them gone when the season is over. You may wish to see your beautiful roses again and again throughout the winter. You might also use your roses during a special occasion that you want to remember forever. Read more

How to Garden Articles for Beginner Flower Gardening

February 10, 2009

Below are the links to the articles I have written on Hub Pages about How to Garden Articles for Beginner Flower Gardening.

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Wildlife Garden

How to Plant Flower Seeds

How to Get Free or Inexpensive Seeds

How to Plan To Plant Your New Hedge

How To Get Your Flower Cutting Garden Up and Running

Beginners Guide on How to Build and Maintain a Flower Garden

Weed Control In Your Flower Garden

Conserving Water In Your Flower Garden

Protect Your Plants From Winter Frost

Leave and comment below and let me know if there is anything about gardening you would like to write about. Keep Gardening.

Boost Your Roses in the Spring

February 1, 2009

In the springtime, if you aren’t planting new roses you will certainly be looking forward to boosting your old roses to get them to come back to  life. The spring is an exciting time for roses and they grow and blossom. Read more

Different Types of Flower Gardening

January 26, 2009

Here are some  post from other blogs about Flower Gardening I thought you might enjoy.

Flower Garden Plants | Backyard Garden And Patio - Learn about the different types of flower garden plants and where you might want to use them in your garden. Read more

Fixing Diseased and Problem Roses

January 23, 2009

Disease prevention techniques will help to guard against some rose diseases and problems, but there still may be one that affects them. When this happens, it will be up to you to fix the problem. The roses will need some extra care during this time, and they may need some specialized supplies.

Aphids are a common problem in gardens. They can affect just about any plant in the garden, and they may spread from another plant to your roses. If this occurs, wash your rose plants, and any other affected plants, with a solution of soapy water. Read more

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