Monthly Archives: December 2014

  1. Treating Your Garden After Autumn Harvest

    Treating Your Garden After Autumn Harvest

    After the period of the autumn harvest has ceased, it is important to take proper care of the garden.  Post autumn gardening is actually the first stages of creating a healthy and successful garden in the next growing season.  One of the major tasks of this post-autumn gardening time involves winter pruning.  Some people are unsure about pruning and may even fear they may cause harm to plants by pruning them incorrectly.  However, pruning a plant the wrong way is often like

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  2. December: The Best Time for Rose Pruning

    December: The Best Time for Rose Pruning

    Rose pruning is a measure taken to ensure that plants will have vigorous growth in the new season and so they will flower each year; it is one of the winter garden jobs that must be done.  This is the ideal time for pruning flowering roses, though pruning roses can be done at any time during the time when the plant is dormant.  Rose pruning now can even give a winter garden an architectural look as well as help to prevent long shoots from suffering wind damage.  Follow these general

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