The Knockout rose is a sturdy, easy-to-grow variety created by Wisconsin Botanist and rose expert William Radler in his quest for a disease-resistant rose bush that will add beauty to any landscape without the usual high-maintenance that goes with growing other varieties of roses.
Learn how to Grow Stunning Beautiful Knockout Roses That Will Bring Pleasure [...]
Sometines the natural balance of the soil may be causing a problem.
Here are a few of the most common reasons along with typical symptoms and suggested solutions
Young leaves are small and pale green. Red spots sometimes develop. Early leaf fall occurs. Stems are stunted and weak.
Apply a compound fertilizer
Young leaves are small and [...]
Pruning climbing roses isn’t as difficult as you might think, and with the right tools and advice, you can easily manage your climbing roses, and help them to create big beautiful blooms every year.
For the first two or three years, you shouldn’t need to prune your rose plant at all. Instead, you should have a [...]
A white garden rose can grab the eye just as quickly as a bright or crimson red rose. Although the majority of rose growing advice applies when growing white roses, there are one or two extra considerations you have to make.
Unlike other rose colors, the white garden rose relies on partial, rather than full sunlight. [...]
A rose climber plant can make the perfect addition to your garden. They can climb up trees, entwining with another natural feature to add a magical quality to your garden; or they can climb up man made features, including walls, unsightly areas and fences. You can also encourage a rose climber or a rambling rose [...]
It’s that time of year again; the time of year that you start to feel anxious about your garden. As winter sets in, you watch as your garden slowly declines, almost into hibernation, ready for the spring. The plant that gives you greatest cause for concern is your precious roses. Rose trimming, however, can be [...]
The garden rose has featured in many films, stories and poems. It is a sign of love, affection and romance; however, for the gardener, the garden rose can be the symbol of a difficult and finicky plant that struggles to grow, even with the greatest of care.
Hybrid rose plants have been developed in recent years [...]
Deadheading roses may seem like an unnecessary task, but you’d be surprised at the difference the practice of deadheading can make to your roses.
When a rose plant flowers, it uses the bloom as part of its reproduction cycle. Should the blossom become fertilized, the rose plant then focuses its efforts developing the fruit, and not [...]
Getting great blooms rose owners can be proud of, you need to do a number of things. Rose bushes are notoriously picky plants; and although modern hybrids of traditional varieties as helped create hardier versions of our all time favourite roses, they do still require some maintenance to get fabulous blooms.
Most rose blooms are fragrant, [...]
Roses can look great in the garden, but what if you don’t have much of a garden to put roses in? Fear not, you can place roses in garden pots for the patio, or you could have roses in garden ornaments, entwining with the feature, helping to make the feature more attractive, and in touch [...]