Love Gardenias... the flower my love use to gift me weekly.
How to Grow Gardenias in Arizona
Gardenia Bush - So beautiful and the blooms are big and smell so good
Caring For Your Gardenias Plant gardenias where they will get morning sun and afternoon shade. Good air circulation is a must. Gardenias prefer moist, acid soil with good drainage & lots of organic matter. When planting, set the root-ball about 1" higher than the surrounding soil. Gently taper the soil up to the top of the exposed root-ball. Mulch. Pests (whiteflies, scales, & mealybugs). can be a problem. Control by applying a light horticultural oil to prevent sooty mold.
Tips For Fertilizing Gardenia Plants
By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) Taking care of gardenia plants requires a lot of work, as they are quite finicky when their growing requirements are not met. This includes fertilizing gardenias, which provides them with necessary nutrients for healthy growth and vigorous blooming. With the help of a good fertilizer, gardenias can…
gardenia bush/hedge. This might be a nice replacement for those rosebushes under the windows next to the house...:
Growing Gardenia in Pot
growing gardenias in pots
Besides being a beautiful flower with a fabulous scent, gardenia essential oil possesses the ability to calm your nerves. It is therefore, popularly used in the treatment of depression, mental stress and strain, anxiety, and other disorders of the nervous system. It is also very helpful in curing sleep disorders such as insomnia. If you are suffering any such problems, add a few drops of gardenia oil in your bath tub and soak in it for 15–20 minutes before going to bed.
Gardenias from the garden - the classiest flower that smells gorgeous
Stunningly beautiful white climbing Roses....what a show!!!!