Roses - Terrific Tips
by Gordon Goh
The art of
planting gorgeous roses doesn't have to be complicated. When you have
the right knowledge there is no limit to how beautiful a garden or
rosebush that you can create. In this guide, you will not only have
all of the right skills at your fingertips, but you will get 101 tips
that you can use to grow your very own bed of roses. With this
extensive manual at hand, you will never have to buy another bouquet
again. Now you will have all of the beauty and delicious fragrance
that roses can give you with you all the time. Here are some of the
best ideas and tips for planting your roses.
1. Check with your
local gardening center or florist for the best type of roses to grow
in you climate. If you are a novice, you should look for disease
resistant types of roses because they require a lot less maintenance.
2. When planting
roses, you want to pick a spot that is well lit in the morning. You
also want an area that is sunlit for at least 6 hours a day. Roses
need a great deal of light if they are to grow properly.
3. Pick an area
that has plenty of well drained soil. Great soil has a PH level where
the amount of acid in the soil is at about 5.5-7.0. You can get a
testing kit for your soil at any garden center.
4. Organic matter
like manure or lime helps to nourish the roots of your roses. You
should soak the roots in water or puddle clay for many minutes, and
cut off the root's ends that are broken.
5. The first 3-4
weeks after planting your roses, you should water them often. Usually
this is when the top 2 inches of soil is dry. Roses need a lot of
hydration and food to remain healthy.
6. Four weeks
after planting, you should start soaking the bed every 2 weeks or so.
You should do this in the morning for the best results.
fertilization approximately 3 months after planting. Use 3-6 inches
of mulch to control the moisture, temperature, and to stops weeds
from coming up. Mulch also helps to lock in the vital nutrients your
roses need in order to remain healthy.
8. Planting in the
Spring is the best.
9. You want to
plant your roses in an area that is well circulated with air. Your
roses will not grow in an enclosed or tight area.
10. Dig a hole
that is two times bigger than the amount of space that your roses
take up. It makes it easier to plant them and creates a spaced area
for them to grow with freedom. Poor circulation for your roses can
cause fungal diseases. Using a larger hole also makes it easier for
you to pull them up later and pot them if you'd like.
About The Author
Gordon Goh is
author of the free, informative website www.SimplyFlowerGarden.info
offering quality useful tips for Rose Gardening Tips. He can be
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