by Robbie Tucker, Master Rosarian and Past President of the Nashville Rose Society
July and August bring the hottest days of the summer and we are all seeing the signs of the heat. I have put together this list of Summer Reminders to keep your garden healthy and to prepare your roses for the reward of fall temperature to come. We all know these things, but it is good to take a moment and review them.
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by Ron Daniels
ARS Master Consulting Rosarian and Master Gardener
The first thing you need to know is when to transplant your roses. Roses need to be dormant or going dormant, not actively growing, when they are moved. Late winter to early spring is the best time. In our zone #7, December through the first of February is the ideal time.
Continue reading “Transplanting and Moving Rose Bushes”
On or about the third week of March (depending on the weather), uncover the roses very carefully so as not to disturb any new growth. A hose at half speed will help remove the mulch.
Continue reading “Spring Pruning for Established Roses”