Problems With Peonies?

 


Article by: Yvonne Cunnington

My peony buds , Make A Good First Impression: Landscape Your Driveway start to grow , Stump Grinders - Use Stump Grinders Safely! in spring, , Lanscaping - Planning Your Next Project but they stay very tiny and die. What's wrong?

This is a condition called "bud blast" that can occur in newly planted peonies. The flower , Landscaping Your Garden and Adding Value to Your Home buds grow , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment about the size of a small pea but then stop growing , Invite Spring Early - Grow in Your Basement and fail to open. Peony plants , Growing an Indoor Herb Garden Year-Round form their buds , Hibiscus Plants in the fall. , A Teak Chair - Create a Livable Outdoor Space with One A clump that's been divided has a much-reduced root , Patio Gazebos - Add Some Intrigue to Your Patio system, and it sometimes doesn't have the strength to develop all its buds. , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment This problem goes away as the plant , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment matures.

In more mature plants, , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away possible causes include poor soil , External vs. Submersible Pumps. Which One Should You Use? fertility, too much shade, dry spells or cold , The Care of Cattleya Orchids injury after an extreme winter. , Revolutionary New Pond Combines Both Preformed Pond with Watercourse Winters , Lawn Furniture that are colder than normal and late spring , 7 Timeless Garden Decor Practices frosts can abort the buds , A Teak Chair - Create a Livable Outdoor Space with One of mature as well as new plants. , Italian Vegetable Seeds The best remedy is to protect peony clumps with winter , Herb Farming Is A Profitable Business mulch (fall leaves or Christmas tree , Fountains of Refreshment boughs work well) applied in late fall , Invite Spring Early - Grow in Your Basement or early winter , Make A Good First Impression: Landscape Your Driveway after you have cut down the previous season's foliage.

Some stems on my peony suddenly wilted, turned brown and dried up. What's wrong?

In cool wet springs, , Timely Tips for Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter peonies can be affected by botrytis blight. A number of stems in a clump can be affected in older plants, , A Teak Chair - Create a Livable Outdoor Space with One while young plants , Asian Lily Beetles - A New Garden Threat can have all stems affected.

You should remove any wilted stems, cutting below the affected area. Be careful not to allow diseased material come into contact with healthy , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away stems. Discard in the garbage (not the compost), and disinfect your pruners with rubbing alcohol or bleach. Your peonies should recover when conditions get drier and warmer.

To prevent problems, always plant , Want a Garden but Not Enough Room or Soil? Then Hydroponics Gardening could be for You your peonies in a sunny spot, spacing them to allow for good air , Stump Grinders - Use Stump Grinders Safely! circulation, and do a good clean-up of old leaves each fall. , The Care of Cattleya Orchids

My plants , Tips for ing an Outdoor Herb Garden have been in the same spot for years, but now they aren't blooming as well as they used to.

Generally, peonies grow , Gardening Soil well for many seasons, , Porch Swing Places: Where to Put a Porch Swing as long as they have humus-rich soil, , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away adequate moisture , Revolutionary New Pond Combines Both Preformed Pond with Watercourse and full sun. , Timely Tips for Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter However, if your plants , Porch Swing Places: Where to Put a Porch Swing have been in the same spot for years, the soil , Bonsai Plant Care: What You Need to Know may be depleted. Mulching them each spring , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away and fall , Make a Plan for Vacation Watering with a couple of shovels full of well-rotted manure or garden , Color in the compost can help.

If your plants , Want a Garden but Not Enough Room or Soil? Then Hydroponics Gardening could be for You are getting crowded or are now shaded by surrounding trees , Make a Plan for Vacation Watering and shrubs, , A Storage Bench Provides Much Needed Outdoor Space consider dividing or moving them. The best time to do this is in late summer , Make A Good First Impression: Landscape Your Driveway or early fall. , Garden Pond Liners Cut into the fleshy roots , Hibiscus Plants to make divisions that have at least four or five eyes (the little buds , Growing Hibiscus you see on the roots). Replant into enriched soil , The Care of Cattleya Orchids and make sure the eyes are set no deeper than two inches.
Yvonne Cunnington - EzineArticles Expert Author
Yvonne Cunnington is an avid gardener, garden , Planning the Vegetable Patch writer and photographer. She contributes regularly to gardening , Multi Purpose Tree – Sugar Palm magazines and is the author of Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for the Horticulturally Helpless For more gardening , Planning the Vegetable Patch tips, visit her website at http://flower-gardening-made-easy.com - For more peony planting and care tips, , Porch Swing Places: Where to Put a Porch Swing see http://www.flower-gardening-made-easy.com/peony-care.html - See her Country Gardener blog at http://countrygardener.blogspot.com

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