Growing roses in containers is a great way to bring their color, fragrance and beauty into living areas Here’s how you can do it. Now the first thing to do, is to choose a nice open sunny site with plenty of air movement That will help prevent some of the disease issues Now, when you choose your varieties obviously pick.
A nice healthy specimen, if possible choose them when they’re in flower, because you’ll be able to pick your favorite colors And, also why not have a sniff. because many of them are really very beautifully fragrant I’m using David Austin variety of Rose is here because I like the all fashion flowers that comes with them.
I love their excellent disease resistance and also some of them are delightfully fragrant And the fragrance that comes from varieties like this Gertrude Jekyll is a lovely thing to have anywhere near your home. Now, when you get your plants home. Choose a good sized container, that’s important.
Because roses are hungry, vigorous plants You’ll find that a larger size container means they’ll grow better but also they’ll be easier to water during the summertime Choose a good potting compost, make sure the container has a hole in the bottom And good drainage, and then really just during the growing season it’s a matter of Watering them.
And perhaps also giving them some liquid feeding, perhaps every week or ten days Then snip out the old, spent flowers To keep new fresh buds and new growth coming up from underneath And, if they ever become a little tall and leggy it’s okay to give them a summer prune. That means going in and trimming back a few of the shoots, a bit further down in the bush.
To encourage new fresh growth, and of course, a new round of flower buds and Flowering Now roses in containers are going to freeze during the wintertime if the left outdoors, so either you have to move the pot and all, into a more sheltered location Or better still, my advice would be to take the plant at the end to the Fall or.
Early winter and plant it out somewhere in the garden, so if you’re able to grow it as a beautiful garden rose. Where ever you grow your roses, make sure that you were able to enjoy them They are really wonderful plants for a growing in containers as well as in the open ground. This is David Wilson.
Growing Sugar Apple Sweetsop in a Container Terrace Garden
Hi friends, today i am going to show you sugar apple which is popularly called as Sitaphal in India, Which is grown on Pot on the Terrace This is the Sugar apple/Custard apple tree as you can see it has grown nicely on the pot/container and this is the fruit which i harvested from it yesterday.
So lets see how to grow one of these in your Garden and also know about the Sugar apple/Custard apple along with it. Sugar apple/Custard apple tree is shallow rooted and dose not need any deep soil so you can happily grow them on your terrace.
Wider pots/containers are preferable. Sugar apple tree requires Tropical and near tropical climate grows best in dry areas It has a high drought tolerance Hence you need not have to water it daily,.
Just see to it that your pot/container dose not get completely dried up Sugar apple is not particular about the soil any type of soil, dense or loose is fine also make sure pot/container has good drainage.
Because this tree cannot tolerate water logging Here I have some Sugar apple/Custard apple seeds you can directly sow them into the soil or . you can use the wet paper method to germinate them these are one month old seedlings and they usually take .
More than a year to start flowering Sugar Apple trees grow from 10 to 20 feet but here you can see its not even 6 feet high and already started flowering and you can see small sugar apple coming out here. Its just 1.5 year back, that I sowed the seeds.
Their branches are hard and light brown in colour as you can see they grow irregularly Sugar apple leaves will be pointing downwards and at young it will be pale green . and later it turns its colour to dark green and it grows without any teeths.
Now lets see the journey of this sugar apple/custard apple from tiny bud to this big fruit. You can see the buds which are in triangular shape they grow like this here you can see the buds coming out in clusters As the buds grows the petal grows longer and .