Plant Food Articles
Roses are obviously beautiful, but notoriously terrifying to care for. We introduce roses that are easier to grow and enjoy! We choose roses with good disease resistance, long bloom times, and self-cleaning natures (goodbye deadheading!). Your garden will look like it’s maintained by professionals. We’ve made a guide to help you garden with confidence and get the most out of your Proven Winners ColorChoice roses.
Gain some helpful tips about how to care for perennial plants including which types benefit from deadheading, how often to fertilize and divide, and much more in this informative article.
Essential elements for plant nutrition include nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, zinc, copper, molybdenum, magnesium, iron, sulfur, manganese and boron. They come from the soil and from applied fertilizer. Plants obtain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen from the air or through the soil.
Caring for tree-form shrubs is as easy as caring for the normal kind, though the pruning needs are different.
To get the most out of your plants, especially container plants, fertilizing is essential. This article will go over the basic types of fertilizers used on annual plants and give recommendations on when and how to apply those fertilizers.
Goji is a sprawling shrub with long, flexible canes and clusters of small, grey-green leaves. The flowers are a brilliant royal purple and they appear in late spring/early summer along the length of the canes. They give way to juicy, bright red fruits that resemble small peppers. They grow sweeter as they mature on the plant. Goji plants continue to flower and produce fruit through the first heavy frost.
With the right sun, water, fertilizer and a bit of care you can grow truly super Superbells®.
There’s good news if you find growing roses a challenge. That’s because there are many new easy-care roses on the market.
Adding compost to your garden is one of the best things you can do for your plants. If compost ingredients are carefully mixed you can create compost in a matter of weeks not months. This article explains how to speed up the composting process.
Any soil can benefit from adding organic matter. To learn more about transforming bad soils to good and making good soils even better read on for a practical guide to making garden compost.