Selecting and Planting Roses

Hot Princess & Other Pink Roses

Q I love your list of "best roses" and like to use it as a reference when I am buying a new rose bush. I want to find a deep pink hybrid tea rose that does well in our heat. "Hot Princess" seems … [Read more...]

Selecting & Planting Roses/ Pruning Roses

We have two great new articles: Selecting and Planting Roses by MaryLou Coffman, Mike Jepsen and LeRoy Brady Select varieties that grow to the size, height, width and depth of the garden area … [Read more...]

Starting Roses from Cuttings by Rita Tall

Below is a picture showing clearly the foam cups (with holes on the bottom) covered with quart-size plastic bags, sitting in 8oz containers. Lately I have been using the see-through container (one at … [Read more...]

Moving a Fortuniana Rosebush

Q I have a 7 or 8 year old Ingrid Bergman rose bush that I got from a nursery in the South on Fortuniana root stock by mail. It is a beautiful rose bush but my wife planted a peach tree in front of … [Read more...]

Fertilizer and Planting Roses

Q Hello, I am preparing to plant some bare root roses this weekend. I would just like to know if i should mix rose food with the mound where the rose is supposed to "sit" on. The instructions from … [Read more...]