Tag Archive for: maintenance


Rose Pruning

Rose bushes

Rose care and pruning are an art that takes time and patience to learn.  While it is not difficult to do, there are some key things that need to be remembered in order to properly maintain these beautiful plants. Read more

Perennial Maintenance

Fall is officially upon us and with it the fall maintenance period in preparation for winter. Among the many plants in your garden there are sure to be perennials. Perennials are plants that have a lifespan of more than one blooming season, usually two to three, but even these vary in the degree and type of maintenance that should be given to them as well as when they should be pruned. Some plants are best pruned in the spring, while others in the fall. There is no set rule as to what time period they should be pruned in and for the most part the use of observation and common sense come into play. Read more