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Landscaping A Rose Garden – Choosing Garden Roses for Your Landscape

Question: I love landscaping and want garden roses in my backyard. Before planting a rose garden what varieties or styles give me the most options in design, low maintenance care and minimal disease problems. Katy, GeorgiaAnswer: Roses are not only beautiful as cut flowers or when used in arrangements, roses are very useful and attractive plants and flowers when used in landscaping.
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How To Use Epsom Salt For Roses

Using Epsom salt on your roses has long been a best friend and an excellent supplement for rose growers!These roses are sometimes referred to as “salt roses”.While blooming, rose bushes can suffer from a lack of magnesium causing a magnesium deficiency. Using Epsom salts like this as a fertilizer supplement can solve the problem.
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Double Knockout Roses Care: All About Growing Double Knockout Roses

The Double Knock Out Rose Rosa ‘Radtko’ is a further modified version of the hybridized Knock Out Roses first introduced in 2000 by Wisconsin rose breeder, William Radler.It is prized for its ability to produce a new flush of intense pink or red flowers every few weeks during the bloom time.Double Knock Out roses look a lot like the classic rose but are much easier to grow and care for.
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Fall Rose Care: How To Insure Your Roses Bloom In Summer

The roses you enjoy next year, in quality and quantity comes down to fall rose care you do now.If drought or neglect has left your bushes in bad condition, your effort to bring them back to normal should begin now.Even bushes of Knock Out roses in good shape at the end of the summer will respond better next spring if given some extra care now.
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The Best Rose Fertilizer For Strong Plants And Beautiful Blooms

Roses need lots of food to produce beautiful abundant blooms and the healthier the rosebush the more it will produce.This is why it’s so important to choose the right fertilizer for your rose bushes and apply it correctly. This includes fertilizing knockout roses as they love food!Well-fed rose bushes are also better able to defend themselves against pests and pathogens.
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How To Grow And Care For Osiria Rose

You may have seen images of the two-toned hybrid tea Osiria rose (oh-SEER-ee-uh) online and thought that they were too good to be true. In many cases, you would be correct.Recently quite a few Photoshopped images of this pretty rose have been posted, and this has led to disappointment when gardeners have ordered the rose and found the results to be impressive, but not quite as stunning as the images they have seen.
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Are Roses Poisonous Or Toxic To Cats?

Are roses poisonous to cats? For the cat owner that is a great question!Roses in the Rosaceae family are perhaps the most iconic flower out there.In the language of flowers, roses can mean friendship, love, or even death; all depending upon the color.They’re invaluable in aromatherapy and rose hip tea is one of the best herbal drinks out there.
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What Causes White Spots On Rose Leaves?

Take a close look at your rose bushes, and you may notice what looks like flour dusted over the leaves. Looking closer, you may find bugs like aphids, plant scale insects, and leafhoppers.Still, it’s more likely that the white spots on rose leaves are a result of the fungal disease powdery mildew.Powdery mildew is a common problem in gardens.
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Tips On Getting Rid Of Caterpillars On Roses

Roses are red; violets are blue. Caterpillars are everywhere; what should I do?All poems aside, caterpillars can be a real pain when you’re trying to grow beautiful roses in your garden. Caterpillars are a part of the Larvae family, and they love eating their way through plants.Although caterpillars are harmless and won’t kill your roses, they will leave unsightly holes in your flowers.
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Powdery Mildew on Roses: How To Get Rid Of Mildew On Roses

Powdery mildew is a fungal disease affecting a wide array of plants and rose varieties.While most types of fungus plant diseases thrive in cool, damp settings, all species of powdery mildew thrive in dry, warm climates.The fungus lies dormant when the humidity is low, but when the relative humidity rises, mildew spreads quickly, producing mildew spores and spreads rapidly from plant to plant.
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