Roses in the Garden

Bare Root Plants- Planting Bare Root Roses

Bare root plants are often found when ordering roses and mail-order trees and shrubs. Find helpful information and gardening tips on bare root plants, their advantages, and how to properly plant them to get the best results. Bare Root Basics Bare root means that roots are free of any soil. The original soil was washed off, [...]

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Buying Rose Bushes and Choosing a Rose Variety

When it comes to buying roses, rose bushes, or choosing a rose variety, it is helpful to gather some facts and information on rose types before making your selection. Roses have been in gardens for a very long time and have adapted and changed with the times. Rose breeders are constantly thriving to bring us [...]

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English Roses- Classic Favorites and Descriptions

English roses are different from other types of roses in both appearance and growth habit. This article will give you descriptions of each type of flower shape and examples of  many classic favorites, as well as comparisons with the Hybrid Tea Roses. This type of rose, also known as David Austin Roses, is found in [...]

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How To Winterize Roses- Instructions and Tips

Winterizing roses is easy with these simple step-by-step instructions and tips. Hybrid teas need extra attention when it comes to winterizing. Hybrid tea roses need the extra protection in winter months since they come from plants more suited to moderate zones. Freezing temperatures break down their cell walls and allow the canes to dry out, and [...]

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Tea Roses-Precursors of Modern Hybrid Tea Roses

Tea Roses were here long before the Hybrid Tea Roses found today. They are usually characterized by their growing habit. Tea Roses have a spreading growth that produces delicately scented blooms of pale coloring that are produced freely in summer into the autumn season to adore your yard and garden. The Tea Rose is a [...]

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How are Roses Grouped?

Roses are grouped by taking into consideration several factors. The rose is, and has been for many years, the most popular garden flower. It is loved for its fragrance, form, and infinite variety of color. During the present century, immense progress has been made in raising new varieties by crossbreeding and selection. Many new types [...]

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Container-Grown Roses

Roses grown in containers, such as pots, polyethylene bags, or tins, can be planted at any time of the year when the soil is in good condition. Make sure the the plants are sufficiently established in the containers to be removed from them intact, with the soil around the roots. Plant them in holes sufficiently [...]

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How To Create A Gateway Garden

A gateway arch is the first glimpse a visitor will see of your garden.  A gateway garden should be inviting and pleasing to the eye. By combining a striking structure and plantings you can make an inviting entry into your garden. Entrances are an important part of any landscape. They can welcome visitors into your [...]

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