How to efficiently water roses in a drought and get them through summer heat
Last updated 6/8/2022 at 4:40pm
ARS Master Rosarian
It has been confirmed that California is now in yet another 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.
The strategies I will discuss here are delivering water efficiently, keeping water in the soil using mulch, allowing your roses a summer dormancy period.
Delivering water efficiently
Installing the most efficient delivery system is one method to save (conserve) water....