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 By Frank Brines    Lifestyles 

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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