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Rose Gardening Secrets- Organic Rose Gardening
June 03, 2015
Caring for Roses
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Rose Gardening Secrets Revealed!
June 3, 2015
Hello, welcome to the rose gardening newsletter.
Rose Gardening and Caring for Roses teaches the gardener Patience.....
I've been delaying this newsletter, hoping to give you a tour of my rose garden, but alas.....Mother Nature has been playing nasty tricks on us!
The weather got really hot, then really cold, so the roses are way behind schedule.
I know many of you already have lots of beautiful blooms, but here in my zone 5 garden, all I have are lots of buds, and a few blooms on these Theresa Bugnet rose bushes.
Table of ContentsIn this Issue;
* Rose Bush Care
* Cutting Back Your Roses, and Keeping Notes
* Featured Rose 'Climbing Iceberg' A vigorous white Climber
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Lots more buds here! Because I had a lot of winter kill to the canes, most all of the roses had to be trimmed way back.
This is usually good for the roses to get a hard trim every now and thenCaring for roses means doing what is best for the bush, so in my case, I had to cut them way back, but I couldn't fertilize them till later than usual. The roses can't take up the fertilizer if they don't have any leaves on the plant, so since they were delayed in leafing out, the fertilizer had to wait.
Once the bushes had at least a few leaves, I fertilized them all.
Balancing the GardenTake notes in your garden (and pictures) as the roses come into bud and bloom.
Note the weather too.
By taking notes, and keeping a (garden journal)of sorts, it will help you to not only be a better gardener, but it will aid you in having a better garden.
Maybe that red rose you planted next to the orange rose doesn't look quite as good as you thought it would. Maybe the colors clash instead of complimenting each other. You might look around (while the other roses are in bloom) and find a better spot for it.
Early (Next)Spring is the best time to move it.
You might also take a closer look at the perennial flowers to see where changes might be made. Companion-Planting
might be helpful to you.
Inspect the Rose BushesDaily inspections of the rose bushes(if possible), can help you to avoid problems.
Just today, as I strolled through the garden with my camera, I spotted several of these caterpillars happily munching on leaves;They were all removed before more damage could be done...
Need help identifying Garden pests? Look here: Rose-Pests Rose-Pests to identify and be rid of garden pests.
Featured Rose- Climbing IcebergA beautiful white climber that is very vigorous. I've planted two of them this Spring, so I'll see how they do! (I've had them on my wish list for a while!)
You can learn more about it here; Climbing Iceberg Rose
If you want to search for something specific.... go to All About Rose Gardening Site Map, and you’ll find links to every page on my site! Book mark pages that interest you, and don’t forget to “share” pages on Face book, Google Plus,or Twitter!
Will you share your rose photos?Want to have the picture of Your Rose featured on a page on the allaboutrosegardening.com web site? As you know, I am always adding new pages of specific roses with the specifics about them, along with growing information. I don't always have a picture to show you....(That's where you (my readers) can help!)
Please send in your best pictures of your roses, so I can add them to any page without one. It will also be added to the page along with your comments on how the rose performs for you.
Even if the specific rose page already has a picture, any page can have more picture with comments... so still send your picture.
Thanks so much for sharing your roses with us!
Send in those photos!
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For Lots more information, ideas and tips on growing and using roses visit the web site:www.allaboutrosegardening.com
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