Types Of Roses To Use For Landscaping Your HomeWritten by Paul Curran
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The other major bush types are polyanthas (roses in large clusters), fioribundas (large-flowered polyanthas), and hybrid perpetuals (vigorous growers with a great crop in June and continuous blooming throughout summer). The climbers include ramblers, whose long pliant canes have large clusters of small roses that can be used for covering walls, fences and banks. The climbers also are pillar roses, adapted to growing near buildings and on posts and climbing hybrid tree.
For planting roses a good garden loam with organic matter is important. It must contain peat moss, leaf mold, compost, rotted or commercial manure, and bed should be prepared as far ahead of planting as is feasible in order to allow for settling of soil.
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How To Use Vines In Landscaping Your HomeWritten by Paul Curran
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If you have a wooden house and want vines on walls, it is a good idea to construct a detachable trellis, hinged at bottom so that it can swing outward when painting is going on. There will be sufficient flexibility in tendrils to allow this.
If you are planting annuals, ordinary digging in well-drained soil should suffice. But if you are planting perennials, you will want to plant them as well as any shrub; remember that if they are planted close to foundation, soil may be poor initially and may need preparation. The hole should be at least 2 feet square. Break up bottom soil and mix in bone meal, peat moss, etc.
If you are planting near house, be careful to place vine far enough from overhanging eaves so that water will not drip on leaves. In winter weather, wet leaves can freeze in evening and crack. Also, if vines are placed against a sunny wall they will get reflective heat, and so they should receive extra watering in hot weather.
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