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Danielle Sherwood

Danielle is an avid gardener and rose enthusiast originally from the Pacific Northwest. She now gardens in the high desert of Washington State. She is a certified Master Gardener and comes from a long line of professional gardeners. Danielle is an advocate for planting keystone native species and is an expert in growing roses.

raised bed garden benefits

Raised Bed Gardening

15 Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned gardener, raised beds make gardening easier, increase production, and look great. If you’ve been on the fence about making the investment, here are 15 benefits of gardening in raised beds that will convince you to take the leap!

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Garden Pests

7 Different Methods to Get Rid of Aphids on Roses

How do you handle aphids on your roses? These little pests appear in early spring and feed on the new tender growth of your plants. In this article, expert gardener and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood walks you through 7 methods for getting rid of aphids, including what NOT to do.

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Gardening Tips

Are Dandelions Cute Perennials or Nuisance Weeds?

People usually feel one of two ways about dandelions. They’re an annoying weed that needs eradication, or cute pop of color to keep around for the bees. Where do you stand on the issue? In this article, gardening expert Danielle Sherwood examines the debate about dandelions and gives you the facts so you can decide for yourself.

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15 Disease Resistant Roses to Grow This Season

Would you love to grow roses without all the fuss? They have a reputation for being finicky and hard to grow, but disease-resistant rose varieties completely change the game. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares her top 15 beautiful and healthy disease-resistant roses for your garden!

Patriotic America Rose For Memorial Day


13 Patriotic Roses to Plant This Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day, join the tradition of planting or decorating with flowers to honor loved ones who’ve lost their lives in service. In this article, rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares special roses with ties to Memorial Day. Plant one this holiday as a beautiful token of remembrance that will endure for years to come!

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Gardening Inspiration

11 Reasons Your Roses Aren’t Blooming This Season

Do you have a rose that isn’t blooming as you hoped? While roses are generally workhorses in the garden, several factors impact bloom production. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood outlines 11 reasons your roses might not be blooming, and what you can do about it!

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27 Flowering Perennials That Will Bloom This Season

Would you like to add more perennial plants to your garden? Perennials come back year after year, beautifying your garden while saving you time and effort. In this article, we’ll look at 27 perennials you can plant that will flower this season!

Dark and Moody Rose Blooming in Garden


17 Deep and Moody Roses For a Dramatic Garden

Do you love a bit of drama in the garden? Deep and moody roses pop in the landscape with unexpected sultry color. In this article, expert gardener and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood gives the details on dark and beautiful roses you can grow!

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21 Neutral Colored Roses You Can Grow This Season

Are you drawn to soothing neutral colors? Neutrals have been a popular trend in home decor for a while now, but they are underused in garden palettes. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood talks about 21 elegant neutral-colored roses that will beautify your garden.