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Garlic, grown along side with roses which reportedly repels aphids.

Natural insecticide for aphids, white flies etc. . . .








How To GROW GARLIC: PLANT NOW IN THE FALL!! You want to plant the garlic “root” end down.  Like so.  The bigger the clove you plant, the bigger the resulting head of garlic will be.  If you sprinkle a little oregano on top of the garlic and squeeze a tomato over everything in 9 months you’ll have grown a delicious marinara sauce.  No you won’t.

Plant chives among roses to prevent black spot, drive away Japanese beetles, and provide aphids a more tempting source of food.Need to try...

Old English Rose

brandywine crab apple

Champagne Wishes Shrub Rose If you're looking for a little pop in your flower garden, uncork this effervescent rose. Champagne Wishes produces tightly formed apricot buds that open to 3-inch frothy white flowers with loosely packed petals (24-31 petals per flower). It's an easy-care rose, too, that treats you to recurrent blooms all summer. Size: 3-4 feet tall Type: Shrub rose

Mountain Snow - white rose

Fresh Gypsy

Wonderful roses...


Gladiolus ~ Wine and Roses

Lisa's great garlic drying technique!