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By Frank Brines
ARS Master Consulting Rosarian 

Rose bushes need hydration and pruning


Last updated 9/11/2020 at 8:03pm

I checked the weather projections and learned that temperatures for the next 7-10 days in Southern California are for mid-90s to 115. Add to that higher than normal humidity due to warmer ocean water temperatures. All in all, temperatures are trending higher in the last five years. I advise you to thoroughly hydrate your roses over the next few days to prepare them for the high temps coming and continue to do so until cooler weather.

If you are using drip irrigation, run your system in the early evening to give your roses the opportunity to thoroughly hydrate. If you’re using a hose or ot...

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