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 available for your roses. Matching the garden area with the rose selection will make life easier and reduce the required care and increase the long term enjoyment of your roses. The selected area should receive about six hours of daily sunlight.

Winter Pruning Roses by MaryLou Coffman and LeRoy Brady

Good horticultural practices tells us that through good pruning the results will be that as the rose comes out of the winter semi-dormancy it will have improved plant vigor, growth of new canes and higher quality and larger blooms.

We have these and many other excellent articles on growing roses on our Articles page.