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Propagating Roses

NEW varieties of rose are raised from seed, but the main method of increasing stock is by budding, which consists of taking a leaf-bud from the cultivated tree and inserting it into an understock. Some trees are also obtained by … Continue reading

02. May 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Planning a Rose Garden

WHEN planning a new garden do not make the beds so wide that ordinary cultivation cannot be carried out without treading on the soil. The width should not exceed 6 feet, which will permit of three rows of trees, yet … Continue reading

02. May 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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General Cultivation for Growing Roses

ROSES in established beds only require one good annual feed of organic matter, and the time to give this is in the spring. It is both wrong and wasteful to apply it in the autumn. Wrong because it holds moisture … Continue reading

02. May 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Why Prune Roses?

Why We Prune The pruning of roses presents a deal of difficulty to some, but if it is realized that the main object is simply to aid the natural habit of the plant by cutting away weakly and decayed wood, … Continue reading

02. May 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Growing Roses

Preparation of the soil for growing roses MUCH has been written on the adaptability of the rose in varying types of soil; nevertheless, the Queen of Flowers has her likes and dislikes. As can be appreciated, she prefers one of … Continue reading

02. May 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Rose Bushes – Shrub Roses

Rose Bushes – Shrub Roses No rose garden of any size is really complete without some shrub roses, and they are particularly valuable in large gardens. The name is somewhat misleading since botanically speaking all roses are shrubs. The modern types … Continue reading

10. March 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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