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By Frank Brines
ARS Master Consulting Rosarian 

Protect roses from heat damage


Last updated 6/9/2021 at 11:39am

sunburned leaves

Do not remove sunburned leaves because they provide shade for the cane which can be damaged or killed by sunburn.

All projections I have read indicate that we may be entering another period of

drought. As gardeners we must be watchful and learn how to efficiently manage

the amount of water we apply in our gardens. With summer and the warmer

temperatures to come, this will help diminish heat damage (stress) to the plants. I will discuss three strategies here.

1. Deliver water efficiently

Installing the most efficient delivery system is one

method to save (conserve) water. Learning your garden's soil type will help you

make a decision on which systems work best and how much water to deliver at

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