Category Archives: Flower & Plant Care

The Care and Handling of Roses

The better you care for your roses, the longer you will enjoy their beauty. Roses can be purchased from many sources, but the best place is from a professional retail florist. Rose care starts at the farm and ends with … Continue reading

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Winter Plant Care Tips from Expert Jerry Rosalia

How to Care for Plants in the Cold Weather Caring for plants year round is important to ensure they live a long and prosperous life! During the cold months, winter plant care can be bit more difficult which is why I’ve … Continue reading

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Fall Plant Care and Handling of Indoor Plants

With daylight lessening as we get into the fall and winter seasons, it’s important to keep our plants in mind when the colder and darker weather approaches.  Since plants are nature’s way of purifying and improving our indoor air quality, … Continue reading

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How to Care for Mums

Mum plants are one of the most popular plants, especially for fall, and as the weather cools, we begin to see more and more mums! The long-lasting mum plant comes in many varieties and colors, and often makes the perfect … Continue reading

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Hot Pink Roses: One Hundred Years to Grow Perfection

Who could resist a rose called ‘Hot Lady’? It’s a spectacular hot pink rose, too, with two-inch-long buds that look good in a vase for at least 10 days. And the color! Hot, hot pink. It’s the kind of rose … Continue reading

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How To Repot A Plant

The tendency to transplant a plant, in most cases, is premature; however, if it is done properly the plants will not be adversely affected.  If the plants are from a dish garden that you’ve had for a while, you may … Continue reading

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Keeping It Green: How to Keep Plants Alive

Flower Care Tips from Expert Florist Jerry Rosalia House plants are the air-purifier you don’t “plug in.”  However, to keep them alive and growing is another story. The #1 killer of house plants is over watering.  There are several ways to prevent … Continue reading

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Seasonal Flowering Shrubs All Year Long

Shrubs are often garden workhorses, planted to provide privacy, conceal unattractive but necessary equipment, or to furnish a backdrop for more colorful plants. They can provide plenty of color themselves, however, if you choose wisely. In fact, they can provide … Continue reading

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How to Make a Container Herb Garden

Herbs love sunshine and warm weather. That means they really don’t like it in the refrigerator, so when you buy a bunch of basil, use what you need and carefully store the remainder in your crisper, it turns into black … Continue reading

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Identifying Different Types of Roses

You may have heard the names: hybrid tea rose, shrub rose, floribunda, grandiflora, moss rose, centifolia, Gallica, old garden rose…. What exactly are these types of roses? Roses grow wild all over the world, and people have cherished them for … Continue reading

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Rose Care: How to Save Roses with “Bent Necks”

Flower Care Tips from Expert Florist Jerry Rosalia. If you receive roses in a vase, and a rose starts to droop (which called a “bent neck”), here are ways to correct its posture in 4 easy steps: Remove that rose … Continue reading

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