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Today’s roses aren’t your grandma’s roses — and that’s a good thing! New rose varieties such as Flower Carpet® are the leaders when it comes to disease-resistance, easy care, and prolific long bloomers unlike the fussy, pest-prone rose types of the past. read more

Back By Popular Demand – Tesselaar Offers  Story Content and Quality Images Gleaned From Gardening Experts and World Travels.  Need story ideas and images fast? These  garden tips ‘Story Starters’ include a Garden Challenge Cheat Sheet, suggestions on how to choose the right plants for the right location and more! read more

If you’ve never grown a rose simply for fear that you’ll kill it in no time, think again!  The National Garden Bureau has designated 2017 as “The Year of the Rose”read more

As we move into the dreary months of winter, it’s good to have something to look forward to in the spring.  Each year at the beginning of Fall Fashion Week, the global color authority of the design industry, Pantone Color Institute, unveils their color palette trends and choices for the upcoming spring. read more


Overwintering Tenderennials

October 31, 2016

If you are new to gardening, you need to know what a tenderennial is and how to work with it. Many of the best, loveliest plants are tenderennials, which means they can be damaged by the winter cold, even in USDA Zones 7 and warmer. read more