Well Done Landscaping Organic Roses in garden red and yellow

Growing Beautiful Organic Roses in Your Garden

Organic Roses Growing organic roses can be easy if you just plant them the right way in the right spot and understand a few things about how roses grow. Since I don’t know what you have been taught—let’s just start over and learn this simple way from scratch. Antique or Old roses are the best choice because they are the most disease resistant to start with. Of course as with almost anything-There are a few exceptions Here are things to consider when growing organic roses: *Roses need good drainage. *Most Roses need 6 hours of sun or more—but there are […]

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Spring pruning maintenance schedule Texas

Garden Maintenance Schedule for February and March

*Apply  [Powdered] Corn Gluten Meal at 20 lbs per 1000 sq feet to your lawn and bed area (after it is cleaned up) to control broad leaf weeds—if this is a concern. ( This year you may have already done this) Always remember that  whatever else you are putting down ( soil, compost, mulch etc)–the corn gluten meal must be on top to work. FYI– never trim during rainy weather-it can cause disease in the cuts – trim on dry days — temperatures should be ok for you to be outside — so between 35 degrees  & up while you […]

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tootsie pop + tissue paper = beautiful edible flowers

Valentine’s Project – Tootsie Roll Flowers

I had to share this fun easy ( I just made 10) valentine craft with you-check it out–This would work anytime you need a fun bouquet  for the table or a single flower to give . You just need one piece of tissue paper ( what ever color you want to make the flower) and  one  tootsie pop and something to tie  the paper  around the stick of the tootsie pop with –I used some thin  ribbon-it won’t show Fold one piece of  tissue paper in half and then fold  it in half again-this forms a rectangle-  now cut along the long edge […]

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Weed Prevention 100% Corn Meal Gluten additive

The Debate About Corn Meal Gluten

I have received e-mails every day now from both  professionals and home owners–about corn gluten meal–To put it down now–or—  to not put it down- and what if it rains real hard after the application— are the  main questions. With corn gluten meal- especially in the Spring- these questions are always looming.  here are the pros and cons–-if the dandelions are blooming then it is time to do it—you have to know that the weeds you see now had to have be controlled last fall- (or if you see them now they weren’t) the whole idea is to put the […]

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Light Up your Life – Garden Lighting

The important difference that well placed landscape lighting can make in your gardens is just breathtaking. This newsletter will give you lots of tips on how to make the most of your garden lighting. I’m not just talking about lighting your outside by adding a lot of lights—but using a few well placed lights that will highlight different aspects of the whole space as well as make it easy to see where you are walking. Also keep in mind that outdoor lighting isn’t just for when you are outside but also when you are inside– looking out that favorite window […]

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