Over-wintering-roses in vietnam ceramic planters

A lot of the newer (and older), smaller roses are great for growing in vietnam ceramic planters on your patio, deck or even out in your garden.  I’ve always felt they look terrific with plants like herbs spilling out the sides.

rose
rose

But if you live in a climate that gets a real winter what do you with the vietnam ceramic planters and the rose when those cold north winds come blowing through?  If you leave the rose outside it will likely die from the cold, but since roses need full sun you can’t bring it inside.  Or can you?

blue-glazed-pots
blue-glazed-pots

Yes, you can and you should.  During winter a rose is totally dormant and because of this it doesn’t matter if it’s in the sun or not.  Now, I don’t advocate shutting it in a dark closet, but a non-heated room with some natural light is perfect.  Like a garage near a window.

Why unheated?

Because you want the rose to stay dormant during winter and placing it in a heated room will wake it up.  And once woken up it will need sunshine and since it’s too cold to put the rose outside….. well, you get the picture.

Simply wait for the rose to go naturally dormant and when that first deep freeze is forecast, like 25 F (-4 C) or below, go ahead and bring it inside.  Once inside don’t let the soil dry out but don’t water it regularly either.  Since the rose is dormant it won’t be taking up water.  Just make sure the soil remains slightly moist and you’ll be fine

pot-miniature-rose
pot-miniature-rose

Come spring when the rose starts to wake up take it back outside.  If you get an unexpected late spring freeze bring it back inside or just throw a blanket over it.

Roses in vietnam ceramic planters are a wonderful sight in any garden and even if you live in a cold climate keeping them for years to come is a snap.

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How a practiced propagator gets seedlings off to a healthy start

 

  1. KEEP RECORDS TO ALLOW FOR BETTER PLANNING

An often overlooked aspect of plant propagation is the art of record keeping. Whether you are producing a few plants for your home flower and vegetable gardens or working at a larger-scale nursery, developing a propagation journal will prove indispensable. We record when seeds are sown, the germination date and success rate, and when seedlings are ready for transplanting each year. At the end of the year we evaluate the timing of our production schedule, noting what went right and what went wrong. These observations help us make adjustments for next year to ensure that we are growing our plants under optimum conditions. We also keep track of where we purchase seeds, as their quality and reliability may vary by source.

  1. STORE SEED PROPERLY TO MAINTAIN VIABILITY
Eggplant-seedlings
Eggplant-seedlings

Seeds are a fragile commodity, and if not treated properly, their viability will sharply decline. While some seeds may survive for thousands of years under the proper conditions, others will lose viability quickly, even when properly stored. To maintain dormancy, keep seeds in a cool, dark location with low humidity, like a refrigerator. I recommend labeling them (seed name, source, year) and storing them in a small reclosable bag or empty film canister that is, in turn, kept in a large outdoor ceramic planters. Once you are ready to sow, you can test the viability of many, but not all, seeds by soaking them in water for a few hours. The seeds that are still living will sink to the bottom, while the dead ones will float on the surface. This test generally works better for larger seeds, but there are no absolutes.

Large outdoor ceramic planters are preferable to clay pots when starting seeds, as they retain moisture more consistently. Wide, shallow containers prevent both overcrowding of seedlings and excessive moisture around fragile, young roots. Plants that resent root disturbance when transplanted are best sown into small, individual containers like cell packs or plug trays. Large outdoor ceramic planters, like empty yogurt or margarine tubs, work well, too, provided you’ve poked holes in the bottom for drainage. No matter what type of container you use, it must be clean and free of pathogens. To sanitize a container, soak it in a 10 percent bleach solution for 15 minutes

  1. TAMP SEEDS DOWN TO MAKE DIRECT CONTACT WITH THE SOIL

Use a kitchen sieve to spread soilless seed-starting mix evenly over the top of the seeds to the depth of two times the seed diameter. Very small seeds and those that require light to germinate should lie directly on the surface. Whether covered with planting medium or not, each seed must be in firm contact with the moist surface to begin germinating. Use a pestle or even the bottom of a glass to gently tamp down the surface.

sunflower-seedling
sunflower-seedling
  1. PREVENT DISEASE BY PROVIDING AIR FLOW AND DRAINAGE

The fungal infection often referred to as damping-off is usually caused by excessive moisture and poor air circulation. However, there are a few cultural techniques that will help to keep fungal agents at bay. After covering the seeds with planting mix and tamping them down, spread a thin layer of 50 percent milled sphagnum and 50 percent starter chicken grit (finely ground stone) over the surface to keep the soil around the emerging shoots dry and provide an inhospitable environment for pathogens. To promote good air circulation, place a small fan near your seedlings. Keep the fan on low and direct it to blow across the large outdoor ceramic planters at the soil level where air may become trapped and stagnant.

  1. COVER TRAYS WITH PLASTIC WRAP TO KEEP THE MOISTURE LEVEL CONSTANT

Seeds are very sensitive to the extremes of overwatering and underwatering. In addition, heavy-handed watering can disturb newly germinated seedlings. Securing plastic wrap over the surface of a freshly sown seed pot can help to keep the moisture level constant. However, the large outdoor ceramic planter must still be checked daily for moisture and germination. If you find that you need to rehydrate your seed container, place the entire pot in a basin with 2 to 3 inches of warm water and allow the planting medium to wick moisture from the bottom. If just the surface has dried, you can lift the plastic covering and spritz the surface with water from a spray bottle. As soon as the seeds germinate, remove the plastic wrap.

  1. KEEP SEEDS WARM TO ENCOURAGE GERMINATION

Most seeds require temperatures of 65° to 75°F to germinate. Placing seed containers near an existing heater or using a space heater with the proper precautions can raise the ambient temperature as needed. In addition, a heating pad designed for plant use placed directly under the seed containers will warm the planting mix and encourage germination. When using any additional heat source, be sure to check for moisture often, since the seed containers may dry out more quickly.

  1. TURN SEEDLINGS DAILY TO KEEP STEMS STRONG

Most seeds will not germinate without sunlight and will perform best with 12 to 16 hours each day. Indoors, place seed containers in a sunny, south-facing window and give the container a quarter turn each day to prevent the seedlings from overreaching toward the light and developing weak, elongated stems. Also, gently brush the palm of your hand against the tops of the seedlings to encourage strong stem growth.

  1. FEED THEM WELL

Proper nutrition at a consistent rate will keep your seedlings growing strong. When the embryo inside a seed is developing, it relies on food stored in the endosperm to fuel its growth. As the shoot emerges from the soil and the true leaves develop, the initial nutrients supplied by the endosperm will be depleted and supplemental fertilization is then required. Most seed-starting mixes contain a small nutrient charge to help make this transition while not burning the developing roots. However, once the true leaves emerge, it is time to begin a half-strength liquid fertilizer regimen on a weekly basis.

New Design Glazed Ceramic Pots

A set of 2 New Design Glazed Ceramic Pots will help bring a touch of style and grace to any garden, patio or courtyard area. With a magnificent glazed effect finish, they can make an amazing focal point to showcase all your favourite flowers and are sure to be admired by all who see them. The warm colour acts as a marvellous foil for all kinds of foliage and floral colour, so why not place them where the sunlight can really bring out the beauty of their bronze colour tones.

New Design Glazed Ceramic Pots
New Design Glazed Ceramic Pots

Dimensions & Specifications

Brand: Hoang pottery

Dimensions: 65×70 45×52

Material: Vietnam Outdoor glazed ceramic pot

  • Weather resistant
  • Maintenance freeManufactured from UV-stabilised polyurethane for durability, they are good for retaining moisture and are also lightweight to allow them to be moved easily from one location to another.

 Made of glazed ceramic, the New Design Glazed Ceramic Pots is designed for years of use. The simple yet stylish look adds distinctive individuality to any updated setting. Sturdy casters let you move it from one room to another quickly and effortlessly. This Vietnam Outdoor glazed pot protects the planter’s base and allows for proper watering.

I wanted an ultra modern planter for an outdoor artificial tree in an atriium that can be seen from both the outside of my house and the inside. Used to have a large tree growing out of the house, but the area became messy and I extended the driveway and walkway, and paved (stoned) the bottom and went for a huge sculpture, tree and several smaller artificial bushes, a gazing ball, etc. and now people can’t stop raving about it when they come in or sit down in living room and eee it through the sliding doors. Being able to take the heavy rain and heat were of utmost importance to me.

Tall Decoration Glazed Ceramic Pot

Dress up your balcony, windowsill, or exterior wall with the Tall Decoration Glazed Ceramic Pot, a self-sufficient planter ideal for people who travel away from home or are just too busy to tend to plants. Featuring two or three removable liners, this mountable planter is equipped with a self-watering system that gives each plant just the right amount of water and nutrients it needs for beautiful growth. Once the irrigation system is set up properly, you can let your plants thrive alone for one or more weeks at a time, depending on the size of the plant.

 

Vietnam outdoor ceramic pot
Vietnam outdoor ceramic pot

This weather-resistant ceramic glazed planter mounts easily to balcony or deck rails, windowsills, and even a wall. The brackets are hidden underneath the planter and attach carefully to the rail or surface with soft, belt-like bands that prevent scratches and ensure a secure hold. Made of wicker-like woven polypropylene resin, this UV- and impact-resistant planter comes in your choice of sizes and colors to suit your indoor or outdoor living space. The removable liners with integrated handles make it easy to move your plants inside or outside for watering, replanting, root-trimming, and overwintering.

This Tall Decoration Glazed Ceramic Pot are barrel-shaped and will look wonderful overflowing with colourful flowers placed near a driveway or on your patio.

A wonderful set of planters that will have you wanting to grow flowers all year long. The grain and texture of wood, bound by hoops give them an antique look.

You will also be helping the planet as these planters are manufactured from high quality outdoor glazed ceramic pot managed forests.

 

Ceramic Planter Round Brown Pot

With its handsome woven design, this planter looks good indoors and out. It’s available in a number of sizes and attractive colors to fit your plant’s needs and your unique style and is well-made of durable plastic to be able to withstand the elements. Its Ceramic Planter Round Brown Pot  finish ensures it will stay colorful for years to come. We know how important it is to have a little extra green in your life and this is just the planter you need to keep life thriving.

Ceramic Planter Round Brown Pot
Ceramic Planter Round Brown Pot

Dimension : 30×26

Color
Material Vietnam Ceramic planter

Shape Round

Brand: Hoang pottery

Usage: Indoor , Outdoor

Why not brighten up your balcony by hanging a traditional Vietnam round outdoor ceramic planter over the rail? It will look wonderful filled with flowers. It is the ideal shape and size to create an eye-catching vibrant display of colour and also looks good hanging from railings or garden fences.

Made from lightweight durable plastic, it comprises of a trough and metal holder. Please note, the image shows the trough standing on a drip tray which is not included. Please see the extra image for a closer look at the actual item

I bought three and they hold many bulbs for next year. Because they are up out of the way of the floor creatures im sure they will be safe. They look great in the ceramic pot and not the light green shown in the brochure. Im thrilled with them and later bought one more. Great value for the money sturdy and im sure robust. Cant beat plastic against terracotta as these wont split open with the frost. I will send pictures when my bulbs sprout so they can be seen in all their glory.

The Round outdoor glazed ceramic pot are not only durable but a beautiful addition to decorate any indoor or outdoor space. The self-watering system makes this planter perfect for those who are busy or travel a lot. I know that this planter will last for years. The presentation (box) the product comes in is high quality and I wouldn’t hesitate to send as a gift. I would recommend any of the Lechuza Self-Watering planters to anyone