Into every garden, bad things happen. Rose Rosette happened to mine. http://reddirtramblings.com/roses/some-days-are-diamonds
Do you ever wonder why rain makes everything grow better than using irrigation? Click the link and see why. http://www2.fiskars.com/Gardening-and-Yard-Care/Projects/Organic/Watering/What-to-do-When-Rain-Isnt-in-the-Forecast#.UXBR6vl-MbQ
The rain, sleet and ice doesn't deter us from our gardens. This is a shot from last year though. My garden isn't as far along. To read more: http://reddirtramblings.com/roses/get-your-motor-running
My favorite seed starting containers are those mushroom boxes from the grocery store. I cover them with Press N Seal wrap for better germination. Later, I prick them out.
A mighty storm blew through last night so I'm just posting Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day. http://reddirtramblings.com/roses/garden-bloggers-bloom-day-june-2013
A lot of people are reporting blackspot on their roses due to all of the rain. I did a post on it awhile back. It's still relevant. http://reddirtramblings.com/roses/make-no-mistake-fighting-blackspot-is-a-pain-in-the
Also, try new trees and shrubs this spring. Trying new things helps us grow. #sp http://www2.fiskars.com/Gardening-and-Yard-Care/Projects/Prepping-Design-Planting-Harvest/Design/Spring-Forward-with-Underused-Native-and-NonNative-Blooming-Shrubs-and-Trees#.UXKqUCvF2pZ
What to plant in April?Apr2 by Dee NashEverything! Well, not exactly.Oklahomans, here’s the deal-i-o. Our last average frost date is April 20, but if you wait that long to plant,
Check out this shot of a bumble pollinating a cucumber flower. If you enlarge the photo, you can see nectar on her leg. Nature is amazing handiwork.
Have you heard of Vine?Jun11 by Dee NashHave you heard of Vine? For once, I’m talking about something other than the garden. Vine is a smartphone app brought to you
Remember to water wise this year! Set up your watering system now before the heat hits. http://www2.fiskars.com/Gardening-and-Yard-Care/Projects/Organic/Composting/Common-Summer-Problems-Including-Insects-and-Diseases#.UXKqLCvF2pZ
Good nondairy yogurt comes in these cups. Wash them out. Poke a few holes in the bottom, and you can use them to later start seeds.
This is H. 'Cosmic Kaleidoscope.' To see more about it and how Pinterest influences me, click on http://reddirtramblings.com/blogging/how-pinterest-changed-my-gardens-color-palette
Stores where I shop for plants
I'm one frustrated gardener. The weather defeats me once again. http://reddirtramblings.com/flowers/a-frustrated-gardener-lives-here