Gardening Organic Rose

gardening organic rose

Growing Roses Organically
Using Non Toxic Methods

Why gardening organic rose? Organic rose care is a lot less work than using chemicals.

Organically grown roses are healthier and more vigorious, and have better flower production.

Organic gardening is better for people and animals, and our environment. So why not have an organic rose garden, and give your roses Organic Rose Care

More and more gardeners want to maintain an organic garden, because they are concerned for their family and pets.

Growing roses organically is actually very easy and it does not cost a lot of money, it's actually easy on your pocket book.

Start Organic Rose Gardening

To get started with organic rose gardening, use organic soil amendments and organic potting mixes, when planting your roses.

A basic element of organic gardening is to add organic matter to the soil.

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Examples of natural soil amendments are: Composted cow or horse manure

(horse manure is the very best), blood meal,bone meal,organic matter such as decaying plant and grass clippings, alfafa pellets and epsom salts.

Good nutrient garden soil must include nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

Whenever you add natural humus and compost to the soil, you provide beneficial soil organisms for your roses.

Use an organic rose fertilizer such as fish emulsion or seaweed when feeding your roses.

Organic pest control for roses is always the better choice. And surprisingly, environmentally friendly non-toxic sprays have proven to be at least as effective as chemical fungicides.

A mixture of horticultural oil and baking soda has proven to be especially useful and effective against common rose diseases.

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Baking Soda Recipe

Simply mix 2 tablespoons of fine horticultural oil with 1 tablespoon mild liquid dish soap (ivory soap is good) and 1 heaping tablespoon of baking soda. Mix with one gallon of water. Stir thouroughly and pour into sprayer.

Apply the mixture so it completely covers the foilage and canes.

Spraying Tip: Before spraying, water your roses well. Hose off the rose bush with plain water using the nozzle of the garden hose.

It is crucial to spray very early in the morning or evening when your roses are shaded.

Of course, selecting the most disease resistant roses for your area and climate, and planting your roses in richly amended soil, is your best defense against rose problems and the easiest when gardening organic rose.

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