Garden · Roses

Quick and Dirty Rose Pruning

The first plants I learned to grow were roses. Our first house was already beautifully landscaped with 20 or so rose bushes when we bought it. I can honestly say that in the two years we lived there I probably smelled every single bloom on every single bush. That was before we had kids so… Continue reading Quick and Dirty Rose Pruning

Garden · Homeschool · Kids · Nature Study · Pests · Roses

Ladybug Release

This week has been an insect themed week! Storyteller noticed some aphids on a rose bush which led to a discussion about aphids and ladybugs. Off to the nursery we went to buy some ladybugs. Each girl picked out a container. That’s probably way too many for our yard but they each needed their own.… Continue reading Ladybug Release