flowers Archive

Professional Advice May 2018

Roses need weekly attention to combat disease and insect problems. If not already done, stems need to be pruned back to live wood, climbers re-secured to their supports, hybrid Teas pruned to 3 or 5 strong stems. Flower Seeds can be sown outdoors when your trees are in leaf, as it will be warm enough.

Summer Flowers Without Fuss

  Everyone loves roses! This ‘Snowdrift’ rose is a great choice because it loves to flower constantly all summer and into the fall. And it is determinedly free of diseases, which is the bane of most rose growers. It is also very winter-hardy.   Rose Verbena is a perennial ground cover that does well in

Show Stoppers!

No, we’re not crazy! This banana tree is hardy to -5 degrees. The bananas, though, are not edible. It dies down each winter, and all can be enthralled as it grows 12- 15 feet during the season! Maybe place your tropical houseplants underneath. This golden plant grows to six feet with compound leaves three feet

Flowers for Allergy Sufferers

Flowers are great; beautiful; charming unless you’re allergic to pollen. And, that is particularly bad if you desire color where you want to sit and relax! But, you don’t have to restrict yourself to just leafy plants to avoid the suffering. Here are three that produce little-to-no pollen. There are others. To find them, just

June Garden Tips #1

We thoroughly enjoy spring weather, as do our turf and plants. It’s mild, and usually enough rain to keep everything growing nicely. Yes, there are weeds and some insects to contend with, but overall it’s just right. Now comes the transition to harder times. More heat, less rain, and with the change of weather come

May “Garden Tips” #1

April brought spring into focus and May brings out the best of your yard’s landscape with new tree leaves, abundant flowering plants and vibrant lawns. Growing conditions are about the best they will be all season and Robert Bradley Landscaping will help you show off your lawn beautifully. You will be rewarded with lovely gardens,