Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fertilizers For Roses.

Similar to any other flowering plants, it is natural that roses also require adequate food for growing and blooming as per the growers’ expectations. Rose plants produce alluring and aromatic blooms and they also have more nutritional requirements compared to several other flowering plants. While the soil and the air naturally provide them with small amounts of nutrients, it is necessary to provide

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More About Fertilizers For Roses.

Slow-Release Fertilizers If you are using slow release fertilizers for your roses, you should remember that they need to be applied less frequently – depending on the type of formulation of the fertilizer. Before applying this type of fertilizer, you need to remove the mulch and keep it aside, use a handheld cultivator to scratch the ground lightly and apply

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Pests And Diseases Of Roses.

Some insects always dream of sucking or chewing on rose bushes with a view to acquire all the necessary vitamins, essential minerals as well as other substances needed by them to survive as well as give birth to a new generation to keep the species going. So if you are growing roses in your garden it is important for you to make

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Diseases Of Roses.

Unlike some other flowering plants, roses are known to be rather troublesome and disease prone, requiring substantial after care. For instance, you need to coast them constantly with various different fungicides so that they are not affected by diseases. To some extent, their reputation of being troublesome plants is justified. Several varieties of roses, especially those grown in humid climatic

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Propagation Of Roses.

Propagation denotes developing new plants and, like in any other field, it is considered to be a wonderful pleasure in the world of horticulture. In fact, propagation is one of the basics of horticulture. Irrespective of whether one is growing new plants from their seeds or by other techniques like budding, cutting or grafting, the end result is developing new plants. Over

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Propagating Roses From Stem Cuttings And Budding.

In this section, we will be discussing the common methods of propagating roses – budding and stem cutting. Stem Cuttings Propagating roses by means of stem cuttings is one of the simplest methods. This method involves just cutting the stem into small pieces and planting them right away into the growing medium. These stems will develop roots sooner or later.

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Pruning Roses – The Basics.

Pruning in Warm and Cold Climates Different types of pruning are required in places having warm and cold climatic conditions. Usually, the roses grow somewhat large in the warm climates and it is not desirable to prune the plants to specific (very low) heights because that will actually take away a lot of the plant. As an alternative, you may

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Pruning Different Kinds Of Roses.

As we all are aware that there are various different types of roses, so are there different pruning techniques. This section deals with the different pruning methods that are suitable for specific types of roses. Floribundas, Grandifloras and Hybrid Teas After you have pruned Grandi floras, floribundas, and hybrid teas and got rid of the dead, diseased, weak, damaged or additional canes, you should

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