Roses


Long Live Your Cut Flowers!

Long Live Your Cut Flowers!


Posted on Sep 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Are your flowers vase worthy? Find out which blooms live the longest in vases and learn the little tricks that ensure they stay fresh and perky long after they leave your garden! 

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In a world buzzing with constant clamor, movement and colors sometimes the best reprieve is silence, stillness, and nothingness. White flowers symbolize peace, fidelity, innocence, honesty and perfection. They deserve a place in our gardens beyond formal events like weddings and funerals. White is not a canvas to be filled, but an absence that makes the heart grow fonder.

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Rose Colors Explained

Rose Colors Explained


Posted on Feb 10, 2016 | 0 comments

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and we all know what that means! Everyone will be scampering to get the perfect bouquet of a dozen red roses and the biggest heart-shaped box of chocolates for their sweetheart.

Well, what kind of roses should you get for your significant other? Yellow? Traditional red? Or how about pink? The color means more than you might think!

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Garden space is a rare commodity today—so few of us are operating out of our patio with little or no land to work with, which makes it more important than ever to make use of all your garden space. The best way to do this is to grow your garden upwards, filling that Y axis with fine flora.

A vertical garden has many advantages over a traditional (flat) garden. First and foremost, it lets you fit many more plants into a small space. Vertical gardens also put plants right up to eye level, which makes their beauty and fragrance easy to admire. And bonus—this also makes them easy to inspect for pests, easy to tend, and easy to harvest. Since they don’t require stooping or hunching to deal with, they are easy on the gardener’s back and perfect for the elderly or disabled. 

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We'd just like to wish all of you mothers out there a Happy Mother's day. I know I will spend this weekend, letting My mother, sister, aunts, and nieces know how much they are appreciated. I've got to make a last minute stop by the garden center before I leave work this afternoon. It's a good thing my family doesn't make me do a whole lot of guessing–Wayside Gardens is a really convenient place to work when Holidays roll around. I've a got a long list of roses, perennials, annuals, and even a few fruit trees I have to pick up.

Also, we are having a 50%-off sale on select roses until Mother's Day. Some of our favorite rose varieties are included — Knockout Roses, Floribundas, Hybrid Teas, Climbing Roses and many more. This is a great opportunity to get sweet deals one beautiful summer blooms.

Rose 'Sun Flare'
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