What better way to enjoy the romance of the garden than by growing roses? Rose gardening has gotten a bad wrap in recent years. Growing roses doesn’t have to be a challenge. Chose the right roses for your growing conditions and you’re half way to having a spectacular rose garden. Learn the basics of caring for roses and your rose bushes will be the envy of the neighborhood.
Here, in a nutshell, are the 4 magic ingredients for making your roses happy and your rose garden a reality.
Rose Growing Basics - What You Should Know About Growing Roses, Before You Try
Thank goodness there are thousands of rose varieties; more every year. Rose gardeners have all sorts of hopes for their rose gardens. Whether you want a prize winning hybrid tea rose, old fashioned cabbage roses, sprawling ramblers and climbers or just a whiff of the way you remember roses smelling, there’s a rose for you.
Choosing a Rose Bush
- Fragrant Roses
- Hybrid Tea Roses
- Tips on Growing Hybrid Tea Roses
- Roses for Shady Areas
- Growing Mini-Roses
It’s true there are certain pests and diseases that roses are simply prone to. At some point, every rose gardener will encounter black spot, Japanese beetles, rose chafers and mildew. Don’t let that deter you from rose gardening. It is possible to control problems or to avoid them all together. It’s even possible to rose garden organically. It just takes regular care and some gardening common sense.
Rose Gardening: Caring for Your Roses
- Preventing Rose Problems Before They Occur
- Diseases of Roses - Avoiding and Dealing with Common Rose Diseases
- Organic Rose Gardening
- Winter Rose Care - Preparing Your Roses for Winter