"one more thing....our yard is completely fenced in...chain link...no deers coming in...what could it be...not evidence of half eaten peaches on the ground...not broken branches...no pits. not nada....othing...zlich!..help....we live in the middle of…"
"hi....anyone have any ideas what could have happened?????
see the photo with the tree laden with peaches.....today, not one peach, not one....we have squirrels, but never have they eaten our peaches???? any ideas??? we have plenty of bird,…"
"I have just bought a house that has established fruit trees and I noticed that 2 of the apple trees have brown leaves (looks like new growth that has or is dying) on the tips of the branches. The trees have small apples on them that appear healthy…"
"Wendy, I have rooted roses for years and probably given away 50 little rosebushes to friends. I'm in Zone 7 also, so here is what has worked for me. I don't stick the cuttings in the ground because the potting soil seems to work better. I…"
"I am in zone 7. I have had really good fortune with my roses over the years, even at one time having over 40 different kinds when I lived in zone 9. I am rebuilding a formal rose garden again after relocating 3 years ago. My Rose of Sharon did…"
"I lost 1young rose. I planted 5 " Hot Cocoa" roses I bought on clearance in Aug. Couldn't decide where to plant them--finally had to stick in the ground 2nd week of September. Trick is to plant them very deep the ground. All my little…"
I never tried the cuttings; will have to see...
Would everyone pls. indicate their zone when replying? It sure would help!! I'm in Maine (5B), and I am disappointed re the roses that didn't make it over the winter this…"
"I have had good luck with "all of the above." I have some wonderful bushes that came to me in ziplock baggies and many that I just stuck in the ground. I did notice that the cuttings do best when the soil is kept moist but not sopping, and…"
I love to go through my neighboorhood and small town collecting cuttings from different bushes. Is there a way to propagate new roses from cutting without using a rooting hormone? Is it best to cover the cutting while rooting or leave them open? I have heard to use ziploc baggies to planting them straight into the ground with a bell jar over them. Currently I have 12 cutting in large dsposable cups with drainage holes and partially closed ziploc bags, thought I would give it a try. Any other…See More
"Josephine, I cover my deck & patio with very large containers so there is very little room for much else. My backyard is actually not much bigger than your yard-- with most of the lawn gradually removed! I just love to mix flowers up so they can…"