12 Intriguing Facts All Beginner Gardeners Should Know: Living in the generation post-Martha Stewart and residing in the middle of a city with abundant farmers markets, there wasn't incentive for me to ever learn how to sow and harvest my own produce.
Pin for Later: 12 Intriguing Facts All Beginner Gardeners Should Know Lavender Is a Natural Pest Controller Many insects (excluding bees) and deer detest the scent of lavender. Plant it around your garden as a natural pest repellent.
Where to Cut Roses to Help Them Grow Bushy and Flower More: After blooming, cut just above an eye (shown in pic). In early spring, you cut the roses all the way down, just above ground at the third eye…
Black Spots on Roses? Combine a teaspoon of dish soap with a teaspoon of vegetable oil in your spray bottle, and fill completely with water.Lightly shake, and then liberally spray this anti-fungal spray all over your roses, leaves, blooms and all.
How to Propagate Roses Using Potatoes
Growing rose cuttings using potatoes. I'll have to give it a try. I also like the idea someone left in the comments to propagate the roses from bouquets of bought flowers. Great way to make a gift last for a long time.