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Rose care includes checking irrigation system


Last updated 10/16/2017 at Noon

Frank Brines ARS Master Consulting Rosarian

It looks like we are back to a period of more normal temperatures for this time of year. Santa Ana winds could show up anytime now, so homeowners should make sure to check the irrigation system after summer conditions ease.

Roses should be actively recovering from the light fall pruning. Last month, I gave illustrations and descriptions for midseason pruning with a suggested time line for pruning and restarting a feeding program. What may not have been clear is that this is a light pruning and must be carefully calibrated with the weath...

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