Rose Bushes

All about Roses, Rose Bushes, and Their Care.

All About Hybrid Tea Roses

Hybrid tea roses and the original tea rose are the world's favourite roses and are available in many gorgeous colors. 1. Hybrid tea roses are among the most beautiful flowers in the world. They are the florist's rose. 2. The blossoms are fantastic and each flower ...

Different Types of Roses

Pink knockout roses will require 6 hours of full sun to do well and flower a lot but they can take less you get less flowers. Just keep an eye on them the first year to see that they don't burn. The first year is always the trickiest because you ...

What You Should Know About Miniature Roses

Miniature roses are exactly what they sound like. They have all of the fragrance and beauty of a regular rose, but they have smaller blooms. These particular roses are great for indoor planting. Miniature roses are one of many types of roses available widely. These roses, as their name implies, ...

Pink Roses: Traditional Symbol of Mother’s Love

Though roses are traditionally symbolic of love and affection, and are the most popular Valentine’s Day Flower, the meaning of pink roses has significance depending on where you look. In ancient Roman Mythology, the God, Apollo, turned Rhoanthe into a pink rose, when she unfairly sought to become the protector ...

Types of Roses for Rose Gardens

Today you can enjoy a variety of different types of roses in your rose garden. Everything from vibrant modern roses to antique roses to climbing roses can be incorporated to create a fragrant season of beautiful blooms. When you are picking out roses for your garden, there are a lot ...


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March 31st 2009
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How to Control Insects that Damage Rose Bushes

Rose bushes are susceptible to many damaging insects, including the rose midge larva, rose cane borer, stem girders, thrips, aphids, Japanese beetles, sawflies (or rose slug), mites, scale insects, caterpillars, and rose chafers, to name a few. There are several options for controlling these pests. [caption id="attachment_58" align="alignnone" ...
July 1st 2008
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How to Make Rose Beads from Rose Bushes

Have you ever wondered why the string of prayer beads used by Catholics is called a rosary? Well, the answer lies in the bush outside your window. Once, the beads in rosaries were made from rose petals. Many modern rosaries are made from wood, silver, or glass, ...
June 2nd 2008
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Composting Will Help Your Rose Bushes

One of the very best soil amendments to use for rose bushes—or any other plant in your garden—is compost. Using compost improves soil structure, texture, and aeration and increases the soil's water-holding capacity. Compost loosens clay soils and helps sandy soils retain water. Adding compost improves soil fertility ...
May 6th 2008
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Fertilizing Your Rose Bushes

Fertilizer is, simply put, food for roses. And roses love to eat. If you feed your bushes a healthy, nutritional diet, they will take the fertilizer and turn it into big, beautiful blooms. Here’s how to do it. (Note that if you get the bushes initially through a ...
April 17th 2008
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Pruning Your Rose Bushes

When it comes to roses, good pruning is essential to good health. Pruning removes dead wood, controls the shape of your bush, and encourages vigour and healthy flowers. The time to prune is in late winter while your bushes are still dormant, just before you put down ...


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