Planting Your Roses

Rose Growing Success Tips

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Caring For Your Roses, Planting Your Roses | Comments Off on Rose Growing Success Tips

Here are five success tips for growing and caring for your roses … Plant In A Sunny Location: Roses need at least six hours of sun per day, so plant them in a location where they’ll get full benefit from the sun … We tend to plant them where they will face west or south so they’ll get afternoon sun (at least in the Midwest!) Adequate Drainage: Wherever you decide to plant your roses, make sure it’s an area where they will have adequate drainage … What this means is to make sure any excess water will drain off naturally. Roses do not like to sit in pools...

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How To Plant Roses: Drainage Tips

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Caring For Your Roses, Planting Your Roses, Rose Growing Tips | 0 comments

One lesser known aspect of planting roses is making sure the area you’re planting them in has adequate drainage … What does this mean? Well, as much as roses enjoy being watered, they don’t like to sit in a pool of water that can’t drain off … So when you choose your planting location, you’ll […]

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One lesser known aspect of planting roses is making sure the area you’re planting them in has adequate drainage … What does this mean? Well, as much as roses enjoy being watered, they don’t like to sit in a pool of water that can’t drain off … So when you choose your planting location, you’ll have to be sure that any excess water (rain) will drain off in a reasonable period of time. Here’s the best way to check … First, decide on a tentative location to plant your roses. Then, go ahead and dig the hole intended for your rose plant. But...

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Bare Root Roses: How To Plant

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Planting Your Roses | Comments Off on Bare Root Roses: How To Plant

When shopping for roses from garden centers or mail order sources you will find they are either packaged as bare root roses (just like it sounds…minimal packaging, little or no soil, usually a bag covering the roots) or they come potted in a container … Most of the roses available today are sold in containers. […]

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When shopping for roses from garden centers or mail order sources you will find they are either packaged as bare root roses (just like it sounds…minimal packaging, little or no soil, usually a bag covering the roots) or they come potted in a container … Most of the roses available today are sold in containers.  Some people feel this is less intimidating as they are accustomed to buying plants of all sizes in containers … Bare root is the traditional way of planting roses, and it isn’t hard at all.  Actually with a little preparation, it is quite satisfying and gets...

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Planting Roses: Location Tips

Posted by on Jun 10, 2017 in Caring For Your Roses, Planting Your Roses | Comments Off on Planting Roses: Location Tips

So you’re ready to plant roses and now comes the key decision … Where is the best location for roses? There are a few tips you should know, but the two most important factors are sun and water … If your roses receive plenty of sun and are properly watered, they’ll have a great chance […]

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So you’re ready to plant roses and now comes the key decision … Where is the best location for roses? There are a few tips you should know, but the two most important factors are sun and water … If your roses receive plenty of sun and are properly watered, they’ll have a great chance to flourish. When choosing where to plant roses, here are the factors to consider: Direct Sun You’ll need to choose a location where your roses will receive about 6 hours of sunlight per day. If you live in a cool climate, afternoon sun is a better choice … Conversely, if you...

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Knock Out Roses

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Planting Your Roses, Shrub Roses | Comments Off on Knock Out Roses

The Knock Out rose, a 2000 AARS (All-America Rose Selection) winner, has broken all records for sales of a new rose and is the most widely sold rose in North America. Knock Out roses were developed by William Radler, a Wisconsin botanist, who was looking for a hardy, disease-resistant rose bush … This family of […]

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Rainbow Knock Out Sunny Knock Out Rose Double Knock Out Rose Pink Double Knock Out The Knock Out rose, a 2000 AARS (All-America Rose Selection) winner, has broken all records for sales of a new rose and is the most widely sold rose in North America. Knock Out roses were developed by William Radler, a Wisconsin botanist, who was looking for a hardy, disease-resistant rose bush … This family of roses are shrub roses that grow to about 3 feet in height and stay in a relatively tidy mound … The Knock Out family of roses are definitely easy care roses and do not require any special...

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Container Roses: How To Plant

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Container Roses, Planting Your Roses | Comments Off on Container Roses: How To Plant

You’ve just bought a rose in a plastic pot. What do you do now? Well, you’ve got two choices. Either transplant the rose into your garden or into a new permanent container.  Before you get to the planting part – you should do some preparation first.   Very important:  Keep the rose well-watered until you […]

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You’ve just bought a rose in a plastic pot. What do you do now? Well, you’ve got two choices. Either transplant the rose into your garden or into a new permanent container.  Before you get to the planting part – you should do some preparation first.   Very important:  Keep the rose well-watered until you are ready to plant. As with bare root roses, it’s advisable to do the planting preparation before you buy the plants.  Scout the best location in your yard for your new rose … choose a spot that gets at least 6 hours of sun per day.  Make sure the area drains...

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