Problems & Solutions When Growing Roses
Rose Growing Problems
Choosing the right type of rose and giving it the care that it needs are common sense approaches to carefree plants. Planting your roses in combination with other plants, rather than in an exclusively rose garden, can further cut down on problems. The best remedy for rose problems is a good defense.
Dealing with Rose Diseases
Despite a gardener’s best efforts, roses can often become infected with fungus diseases. Luckily, few fungus problems will kill your rose bush and most can be handled with low toxicity and minimal effort. Here are the top four rose diseases and how to handle them.
Black Spot on Roses - What to Do and How to Prevent It.
Black spot is a common rose disease that spreads quickly. It is best to try and avoid it all together, but here's help even if your roses get infected.
Organic Rose Gardening
You might not think of roses as candidates for organic growing, but they're really no different than other plants. Choose your variety well and give it what it needs and even organically, you can avoid many common rose problems.
How to Get Rid of Suckers on Your Rose Bushes
Rose bushes are often grafted onto hardier root stocks. Sometimes the root stocks can send up new growth that overtakes the original rose bush. This growth is called suckers can needs to be removed.