How To Grow Roses

how to grow roses

Growing Roses For Beginners


How to grow roses: this is a fool proof guide to growing roses, whether in containers, for beginners or from cuttings.

You will learn how to grow climbing roses, and even miniature roses. Great tips for growing beautiful rose bushes in your garden.

If you are wondering when the best time to plant roses is, click on this link for planting information.

If you want to be successful when growing roses, you absolutely need to know about basic rose care. This is very important, so don't skip it OK.

how to grow roses


The success of your roses depends a great deal on the conditions in which they are grown.

Most roses need plenty of direct sun light every day during the growing season.

They also need rich, fertile, and moist soil, that drains well.

Along with good air circulation, ample growing room, and protection from harsh elements.

how to grow roses


Sunlight For Roses


Roses need at least 6 hours of direct sun per day to grow and flower the best.

Morning sun is the best, since it dries off the foilage early, thereby reducing the chance of disease.

It is also less likely than afternoon sun to burn leaves and flowers, especially in hot climates.

Roses that are not recieving enough sun will show spindly growth and have thin, weak canes. And the flower production will be poor.

Some types of roses tolerate more shade than others.

Hybrid musks and miniature roses, for example, can grow and bloom in less sun than others.

how to grow roses


How Much Water Do The Roses Need?


Although roses will survive with less than optimal watering, they will not produce lush growth and large, richly colored rose flowers with thick petals.

So be sure to give your roses adequate moisture, and never let them dry out between watering.

Fertilizing Roses


There is no one perfect way to fertilize roses. Having said that, you need to know that roses are heavy feeders.

To thrive, roses need 13 elemental nutrients, plus oxygen, carbon and hydrogen from the air.

Be sure to buy fertilizers, such as Miracle Grow Rose Foood, that have all the nutrients for maximum growth and flower productions.

I feed my roses every 3 weeks during the growing season. Container roses should be fed every week.

Pruning Roses


Roses have special pruning needs. Click on the link above for a complete and easy guide to rose pruning.

This is an important part of how to grow roses, you need to know. It's not hard, you just need to know how.



annelie



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