Welcome to Easy Care Roses!

Thanks for visiting our site!

My name is Laura Hofman (nicknamed “Flower Chick” by my family and friends) and I developed this website with my husband Jim to help fellow gardeners and rose lovers get the absolute most possible enjoyment from your garden …

Over the years, we heard many people comment how much they love roses, their regal look, divine fragrance, and the special aura they bring to a flower garden. And yet, they thought roses were too much work to keep healthy and alive. Fortunately, that’s not the case!

In recent years, literally dozens of new low-maintenance, easy care, and disease resistant varieties of beautiful roses have been introduced …

coral easy care rose, easy elegance roses

Coral Cove Easy Elegance – Easy Care!

The Keys To Healthy, Thriving Roses

Like any plants, one major key is to get your roses off to a good start by carefully choosing the best types of roses to plant. It takes a little due diligence, but we’ll help shortcut the learning curve for you …

Primarily, you should select specific types of roses that are known to do well in your gardening zone (your climate area). The second key factor is planting your new roses where they will receive plenty of sun (over 6+ hours a day optimally) and in an area with adequate drainage. Roses do not like “wet feet” … meaning, they don’t like to sit in a pool of water …

On this site I’ll introduce you to my personal favorites; roses that are perfect for beginners (no green thumb required!) and suggestions for accomplished rosarians. From the popular ‘Knock Out’ family of vigorous roses, to the wonderful and varied world of hardy shrub roses, your choices are as varied as they are beautiful …

Further, there are numerous easy care climbing varieties in many luscious colors, and ever-blooming groundcover specimens that are simple to grow and don’t require a lot of high maintenance rituals … after all, the goal is to enjoy your garden and not be a slave to it!

More Easy Care Roses Tips …

After you decide which roses are best suited for your growing zone and you’ve picked out a sunny place for them to thrive, you’ll want to consider a few other factors …

Knowing what you want from your roses is very important. Here’s a practical example of what I mean … if there’s an area of your garden where you’d prefer a splash of color all season long, you don’t want to plant a rose variety that blooms only once a season in that spot …

That’s one reason why a little research is so important before you purchase! And that’s exactly where EasyCareRoses.com will help you … our recommendations are proven winners that I’ve grown myself or brand new varieties I’ve researched that will keep your garden vibrant and cutting edge …

'Julia Child' Floribunda Rose

‘Julia Child’ Floribunda Rose – Gorgeous!

And that’s why I always encourage fellow gardeners to plan things out before you buy … you want to carefully select the best variety of roses for your location and expectations. As any rose growing expert would advise you, choosing the right roses for your garden is the key to years of limitless pleasure!

Here at EasyCareRoses.com, I’ll explore rose types that are perenially attractive with minimal care – and live long, healthy lives when planted in the right places. If you’ve ever been concerned about growing roses, please know this … the concept of “Easy Care Roses” is alive and well!

I’m so happy to share my love of roses with you, and show you my recommendations and care tips for any type of roses you can buy. Roses are known as the Queen of Flowers, and anyone can enjoy their beauty and majesty when armed with a bit of practical knowledge …

Thank you so much for visiting us! You’ll find all sorts of useful informational articles in the menu to your right. We constantly add new content, particularly when new rose varieties are introduced … so be sure to stay tuned!

Wishing you happy and productive gardening!

Laura

Owner and Developer, EasyCareRoses.com

P.S. – Are you a Zone 5 or Zone 6 gardener? If so, my primary gardening site will be of interest to you. You’ll find it on the web at FlowerChick.com …

Follow me on Twitter…for plant tips, dog friendly garden advice, rose care & suggestions and much more…@FlowerChick826

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