History Of The Rose

Perhaps there is no other flower that has been loved by people so much or has been as popular as the rose throughout history. In fact, roses have been in existence much before humans, who later grew their beautiful flowers, drew wonderful pictures of the flowers and even commemorated them in their lore and music. … Continue reading History Of The Rose

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About Planting Roses

If you acquire a rose bush to grow it in your garden or your container, the foremost thing is to ensure that you don’t allow it to dry out even before you plant it. Make sure that the plant does not dehydrate before you place it in the planting hole and water it properly. When … Continue reading About Planting Roses

About Starting Roses From Seeds

The oldest method of propagating roses is from their seeds. This method of propagating roses is very easy and also does not require much equipment. You just require pots/ containers, sowing flats and, if possible, fluorescent or greenhouse lights. However, if you don’t have a greenhouse or access to one, you can also germinate the rose … Continue reading About Starting Roses From Seeds

About Growing Roses

It is essential that you have adequate knowledge in order to grow roses successfully. At the same time, as soon as you decided that you want to grow roses, you need to think about the various details related to growing these plants, including deciding the place where you want to grow these gorgeous flowers. Perhaps, … Continue reading About Growing Roses

About Those Roses

The rose plant is a woody perennial belonging to the genus Rosa, which is a member of the family Rosaceae. As of now, more than 100 species of roses have been discovered, while their cultivars number several thousand. Rose plants are found in different shapes and sizes. They can grow to be an upright shrub, a … Continue reading About Those Roses

The Anatomy Of Hostas

Hostas are tough herbaceous plants that grow perennially and develop into clumps. These plants emerge from small, occasionally stoloniferous (bearing stolons or creeping roots) rhizomes having plump white-hued roots. More often than not, the leaves of hostas appear at the base of the stems, are stalked, big and uncomplicated, usually developing into a mound. Hostas … Continue reading The Anatomy Of Hostas

Breeding Hostas

The aspect of breeding plants involves facilitating the pollen from a selected male parent to come in contact with the selected female parent’s receptive organ. Simultaneously, it is essential to ensure that no other agent is allowed to introduce other pollens to the chosen female parent. The procedure of plant breeding is somewhat easy. However, … Continue reading Breeding Hostas

Growing Hostas In Containers

It is possible to grow hostas successfully in containers. When you grow hostas in pots or containers it provides you with an advantage - they become portable. However, while growing hostas in containers you need to ensure that the soil in the pots has proper drainage, as this will prevent the roots from rotting. In … Continue reading Growing Hostas In Containers

Hostas

Hostas, named after the noted Austrian botanist Nicholas Thomas Host, are perennially growing herbaceous plants, which are very popular as garden plants, specially cultivated for their excellent foliage. However, being herbaceous, these plants wither away during the winter months. At other times of the year, hostas provide us with a blend of pleasures and practicalities. … Continue reading Hostas

The Slipper Orchids

The slipper orchids are not likely to be confused with any others; with the exception of a single species, all the members of the subfamily Cypripedioideae have the lip or labellum modified into a pouch, an inflated bag-shaped organ. If you can imagine a dainty foot nestled in this pouch, you'll comprehend these orchids' charming … Continue reading The Slipper Orchids