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Caring for roses after a wet winter

What a year it's been so far. In most areas, gardeners had to work in a pruning... — Updated 4/12/2019

 

Rose Care FUNdamentals for March 2019

Location, Location, Location. Depending on location – or more specifically, that of the garden – gardeners may have... — Updated 3/11/2019

 

Time to wake up rose bushes

Nature lies fallow in winter in preparation for the new year. All life needs... — Updated 2/15/2019

 

Learn all about pruning for next month

There is no specific timeline for winter rose care, but there are general guidelines. For the area, spring pruning should be... — Updated 1/14/2019

 

Rose bushes still need water, but not pruning

I'm sure that gardeners and their roses appreciated the recent sprinkles or light drizzle or blustery rain depending on location.... — Updated 12/6/2018

 

Caring for roses in November

After a summer of high temperatures, fires, smoke, ash and Santa Ana winds, it... — Updated 11/13/2018

 

Roses should recover from fall pruning

Looks like the valley is back to a period of more normal temperatures for this... — Updated 10/16/2018

 
 By Frank Brines    Community

Weather prompts change in pruning plans

As I look back over my previous articles I noticed that since 2013 there is what I suggest is a new normal of high temperatures for... — Updated 9/8/2018

 

Let roses continue their summer dormancy

Summer is certainly upon us – and based on past experience, it’s only going to get hotter before it gets cooler. I didn’t nee... — Updated 8/10/2018

 

Use these tips for caring for roses during hot weather

As unpredictable as the weather has been lately, one thing gardeners can plan... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Water roses deeply as temperatures rise

Gardeners must become water-wise and learn as many ways as possible to use water efficiently. Some districts have restriction on... — Updated 6/1/2018

 

Climate change challenges rose gardeners

If you feel like your garden just doesn't seem to be responding as it has in... — Updated 5/12/2018

 

Roses love food, water and mulch

What a year it’s been so far. In most areas, gardeners had to work in a pruning schedule between weather spurts. Even with late... — Updated 4/13/2018

 

The right time to prune roses

Nature lies fallow in winter in preparation for the new year. All life needs... — Updated 2/9/2018

 

Time frames for winter rose case

There is no specific timeline for winter rose care, but there are general time... — Updated 1/11/2018

 

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