Saturday, June 24, 2017

National Rose Month

Roses are a beautiful addition to any landscape! To keep them producing gorgeous blooms, ensure they:
  • Are receiving 6-8 hours of full sun, daily
  • Have drip irrigation set up to avoid diseases caused by too much water
  • Prune often by Thinning (Removing branches to reduce density) or Reducing (shortening the plant height) or Heading (Forces new buds to grow)
  • Know the type of rose you are pruning - pruning style depends on what species you have
We recommend adding rose fertilizer to your rose bushes in March to keep them strong year-round.

To read more tips on Rose Care, go to Celebrate National Rose Month with modern roses by Beth Hyatt at Total Landscape Care.

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