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Make decisions now for beautiful roses in the springtime

 

Last updated 11/15/2012 at Noon



It seems that autumn has finally arrived. We had rain earlier than normal after an abnormally hot summer. The roses are happy and bursting with life, and there’s the promise of fresh blooms to grace holiday tables.

With the cooler temperatures, roses will have a burst of energy and be hungry and thirsty. This is especially so if the plants had a dormant period during the heat of July, August, and part of September.

Because roses like moist, but not wet, soil reduce the amount of water you apply as the temperatures cool down. Also, while the weather is relatively comfortable, clean up ga...



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