Every Garden Needs a Rose

 

Strawberry Hill Climbing English Rose

But you're too afraid to grow them since the last rose that you planted, well, didn't even reach it's first birthday.

I have good news.

Here are some simple, but effective, tips to help ensure that your roses get off to a good start.

  • When to plant Roses

    Bare root roses should be planted when the daytime temperatures are between 40-60 Fahrenheit. Aside from periods of extreme weather, potted roses can be planted at any time. Do not plant when the ground is frozen, water-logged or during a drought.

  • Care of your Roses

    Roses are hardier than expected and can be planted in a variety of garden locations. When selecting a site, consider the following recommendations:

    1. Ensure plenty of sunlight

    Roses thrive in direct sunlight. For best results, a minimum of four hours is recommended

    2. Avoid competition from other plants

    For best results, plant your rose 3 feet away from other plants and 2 feet from other roses to lessen...

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