Saturday, February 28, 2009

Pruning tips

Prune spring or winter-flowering shrubs right after blooming. These include dogwoods, forsythia, rhodendrons and azalea, climbing and shrub roses. Summer blooming are usually pruned in winter while they are dormant. These include beautyberries, hibiscus and hybrid tea roses.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Water saving perennials

If you are thinking of adding some new perennials to you garden, try these water saving mound forming plants: armeria, cerastium, euphorbia, and soapwort. Easy to grow, well drained soil and sun!