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, … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading More About Fertilizers For 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 … Continue reading Pests And 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 … Continue reading Diseases Of Roses.
There are a number of ways by which you can control pests from invading your roses or other plants. In case you prefer to employ biological methods to deal with the insects, first you need to have a good understanding of the insects that can be used to counter the harmful pests as well as … Continue reading Common Insect Pests 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 … Continue reading Propagation Of Roses.
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 … Continue reading Propagating Roses From Stem Cuttings And Budding.
Pruning or trimming is described as a science of cutting away dead or overgrown parts of a plant for a number of purposes, mainly to promote new growth. Pruning is also undertaken to ensure that the flowers remain healthy, make the plants further productive, and check the size of the plants as well as to … Continue reading Pruning Roses.
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. … Continue reading Pruning Roses – The Basics.
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 … Continue reading Pruning Different Kinds Of Roses.