Category Archives for Roses

Rose Gardens: Artistic Planting Schemes

Though many a Rose Garden is made with its planting limited to beds of bush roses, and occasional pillars or arches of climbing or rambling roses, the true rose enthusiast will ask for something rather better. When you begin to … Continue reading

04. August 2013 by admin
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Rose Gardens: Necessity of Planning

We have said that some gardeners plant their rose trees in the first patch of soil that comes to mind, without any prior consideration of all that this entails. A garden is more than a vase, and to plant a … Continue reading

07. June 2013 by admin
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Pruning Different Types of Roses

The natural way for most roses to grow is to send up new shoots each year, ideally from or from near the base, and for the old shoots gradually to die back. You can see this happening with wild roses … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Pests and Diseases Affecting Roses

Unless you are a masochist, do not spray unless you have to. Choose varieties of rose that are known to be healthy, buy good strong plants, cultivate them well, and their resistance will be that much greater. The only diseases … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Routine Care for Your Garden Roses

Immediately after pruning, or at any rate in February or March if you are an early pruner, it is a good idea to spray the dormant roses with a rose fungicide to destroy or at least discourage overwintering disease spores. … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Planting Your Roses

Planting Your Roses It is sad but true that roses will live longer and do better if the ground that is to grow them is well prepared beforehand. Sad because it involves digging. Choose a spot for your bed that … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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The Rose Garden

If you choose your roses wisely, you can have them in flower from April to November, which is eight to nine months of the year. The flowers, from fully double to single and all extremely beautiful, have a wide range … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Christmas Roses and Lenten Roses (Helleborus)

Christmas and Lenten roses are closely allied plants belonging to the genus Helleborus. They have no connection of any kind with true roses and get their popular name solely because of the very superficial resemblance of their flowers to single … Continue reading

22. April 2011 by admin
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Successional Planting for Constant Garden Colour

BLOOM AND BLOOM AGAIN If you only have a small space to cultivate, you can make the ground work extra hard. It can be made to produce more than one crop of flowers each year either by successional planting, which … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden Roses have been so intensively interbred and developed in gardens that a quite bewildering range of types and varieties has developed. Home gardeners, though, can safely think of them under three main headings : the climbers, the … Continue reading

05. April 2011 by admin
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