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Waiting for first blooms


By sdorda


I’m new to this forum and looking forward to meeting new passionate gardeners like myself. Looking for tips on how to deter disease and pests in the garden. Would also like some suggestions for prolific rose bushes that bloom all season with minimal disease potential. I don’t use pesticides because I’m encouraging wildlife.

The Michigan weather has been great the past few weeks with the exception of a couple of cold rainy days. The days are getting warmer and buds are sprouting on many of the rose bushes and other bushes in my garden. Lot’s of plants are coming up out of the ground and beginning to show their leafy selves. I need to plant some more things that will be early bloomers. My garden is at it’s peak in the first week of July. Will post some pictures later.

Looking forward to hearing from some of you. Any Michigan gardeners out there?


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wellcome Sandy...lovely to hear from you. Check out the GoyPedia pages, you may find the answers to any queries you may have on roses, or any other plant...

14 Apr, 2010


Hi sdorda
Interesting to hear your garden is at the same stage as UK. Look forward to the photographs.

14 Apr, 2010


Welcome from me to.

14 Apr, 2010


Welcome to you and hope you enjoy being amongst us. We learn, we teach,we laugh and encourage. what ever you don't know, someone here will and maybe we can learn from your experiences too.

14 Apr, 2010


And from me too,Sandy.As you will see already,its very friendly here.I'm sure you will find all you want to know on here...and a warning,you will be addicted,once you get started...:o))

14 Apr, 2010


Hi Ive just joined this evening I notice you have a shih-tzu. I have some lovely ones of mine in the garden unfortunately I have lost her now but hey are lovely dogs. dont no whether I can help u any but will try...

14 Apr, 2010


welcome to goy from me too. and to you too shinobi.

You will find the site very addictive and it can get in the way of real gardening. certainly in the way of cooking:o)

14 Apr, 2010


Welcome Sandy :o) It's nice to hear your garden is waking up after the winter.

15 Apr, 2010

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