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Rose Bush Care

For anyone who has already experienced the joy of growing their own rose bushes, the benefits far outweigh the effort that goes into rose bush care. With just a small amount of gardening...

Tips for Rose Planting

There is more to rose planting than figuring the hole depth to accommodate the root system, or when to apply fertilizer. Before you begin any steps toward planting and caring for roses, you need to...

Tips on Transplanting Roses

Whether it’s to improve their access to direct sunlight, or simply to rearrange your garden aesthetic, transplanting roses can be tricky, but doesn’t need to be a disaster if you plan ahead....

Pruning Climbing Roses

Pruning climbing roses isn’t as difficult as you might think, and with the right tools and advice, you can easily manage your climbing roses, and help them to create big beautiful blooms every...

Coffee Grounds For The Garden

You can generally get free coffee grounds from your local coffee shop. For example, a typical Australian café produces about 80 kg of coffee grounds each week. This is often ending up in landfills,...

Fix Blossom End Rot In Tomatoes

So you're starting to get excited about the excellent crop of tomatoes that are coming along nicely. You're feeling a little bit of pride about your green thumb abilities with this year's tomatoes...

Home Gardening Blunders To Avoid

As a keen gardener, I'm always on the lookout for things to do in the garden. But it's also very important to be take care for what not to do. Here is a list of 6 of the worst. Planting The...

Organic Rose Gardening

Many gardeners are learning as much as they can about natural approaches to caring for plants, and organic rose gardening has become quite popular among rose growers. People have been growing...

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