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Growing Roses
J. Raymond Kessler, Dave Williams, Bridget K. Behe, Patricia Cobb, Austin Hagan, Kim Sheffer, Ron Shumack, George Stritikus
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Pages / Length: 8
Publication Date: 06/26/2013

The rose is America's national flower and the most popular garden flower, with more than 6,000 varieties. While every rose grower has her or his own ideas for bringing a rose to the peak of flowering perfection, the basic techniques for rose growing are rather simple. This eight-page publication includes suggested varieties and landscape uses; recommendations for buying and handling plants; as well as planting, watering, and fertilizing tips. Detailed diagrams for proper planting depth, pruning, and identifying black spot, the most damaging disease to roses in Alabama. With these guidelines, you will be rewarded with lovely blooms year after year.