GARDEN KNOW HOW

Quick Guide for Climbing Roses

Quick Guide for Climbing Roses with Sensible Gardening

Climbing roses make a beautiful addition to any garden. Nothing looks quite as lovely as a beautiful rose climbing over a trellis, pergola, fence or arbor. Climbing roses are dense enough to create privacy, shade or to hide unsightly areas but to be effective they must be healthy and produce lots of flowers. Too often climbing roses are left to…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Fertilizer Numbers

Fertilizer for garden plants can be a bit of a mystery at times. Personally I prefer organic fertilizer over synthetic plant fertilizer, but regardless what you use it is helpful to have a general understanding of their components. When buying fertilizer you will see on the bag label it’s particular formula for fertilizer NPK.  N refers to Nitrogen, P refers…

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