GARDEN KNOW HOW

Golden Oldies-Part Four

Secret Tips for growing the best Peonies with Sensible Gardening

We have already talked about peony types, general growing and peony care as well as trouble shooting. Finally here are a few extra peony tips to help you grown big beautiful peonies to enjoy for many many years. SECRET TIPS FOR THE BEST PEONIES If you really want the largest peony blooms ever, or perhaps you are entering a garden…

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Golden Oldies-Part Three

Common Problems with Peonies with Sensible Gardening. Lets troubleshoot, answers to your most often asked questions

TIPS FOR GREAT PEONIES / LETS TROUBLESHOOT Peonies are spectacular and really quite easy to grow, but like any plant variety they are not totally without problems. I’ve gathered up some of the most common peony problems and offered solutions which should help. COMMON PROBLEMS WITH PEONIES My Peony does not Flower? The most obvious reason for a peony not…

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Golden Oldies-Part Two

How to Plant and Care for peonies with Sensible Gardening. Part two of a four part series on Peonies.

Like any other plant group peonies come in varying sizes, however average growth is about 30-48 inches high and 36 inches wide. The exception is the fern peonies which are smaller growing only to 15-24 inches high. At shrub size you can use peony plants in borders, flowerbeds, as specimens singly or grouped and as hedges. HOW TO PLANT AND CARE FOR…

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Golden Oldies part one

Types of Peonies with Sensible Gardening. Part one of a four part series on Peonies.

An old plant and an old favourite of mine are the peony flowers. Peonies flower in late spring or early summer so why I am I thinking about them now? A walk around my November garden reminded me how colourful peony bushes can be in the fall garden. Fall is also the best time for planting peonies and really the…

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