This spring I placed orange and grapefruit peels at the base of my tall rosebush. I got more blooms than ever before – 30 at one time and 15 more a month later, says Mona Wichman Rumson of New Jersey ib 1112 Down-to-earth Garden Secrets.
Place old pieces of carpeting or pieces of tar paper with slits cut around the base of the plants to stop the root maggots from getting to the roots. Cover the slits with a good waterproof tape. Maggots do not like the smell of tar, … Continue reading Get rid of maggots with old carpeting!
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An organic way to get more roses try this: place orange and grapefruit peels at the base of your tall rosebushes. One organic gardener did this and got more blooms than ever before – 30 at one time and 15 more a month later. Never … Continue reading Grapefruit peels & Roses
To fight the aphid attack on your roses, poke 3 holes as close to the roots as possible. The holes should be about six inches deep. Put two mothballs in each hole, cover and water. In about a week, all the aphids should be gone, … Continue reading Poke 3 holes for your roses to fight aphids
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