Rose in a raised bed

Thank you for reading my question. I want to put a climbing rose on the corner of my deck. For that I will have to build a small raised bed (bottomless) that comes from the ground level upto the level…

Rose disease?

In recently planted a David Austin “Heritage” shrub rose. A week or so later the leaves started to turn a bronze color. Now about a month later the leaves look diseased. The other roses planted at the same time have…

Cultivating more patience than plant growth

In your gardening guide for roses, what does “Pruning removes potential leaf surface from the rose plant” mean, in your guide to cutting roses? With Irises and peonies, the plant branching isn’t so complicated, and they bloom over very short…

CL pinata climbing rose

Hi I live in Mississauga and would love to purchase a CL Pinata climbing rose but I can’t seem to find them. Any suggestions where I could buy them or something close to it. Thank you…

To cull?

Hi there, a prior owner planted rose of Sharon, lilac and rose bushes all together in a corner, it’s lovely. You’ll see in the picture though that there are now 3 rose of Sharon, one lilac and a rose bush.…

Rose bush under attack – Sawfly

I received a response yesterday suggesting I send a photo. I had done so but perhaps it was not clear enough. I am sending another photo of individual leaves from my rose bush. I looked at the underside very closely…

Climbing rose bush being eaten

My rose bush, which looks healthy otherwise, is being eaten by something but the culprit is not visible to me. No beetles, aphids etc. I have noticed that the boxwood which is beside it has hundreds of tiny flies within…

Climbing rose pest problem

I live in Waterloo, Ontario. I have a climbing rose that is a prolific grower and bloomer ( I don’t know the exact variety). It has southern exposure against a brick wall. The soil is pretty good – I think.…

Withered rose

Hello Can you tell me why my rose has withered. It is in a sunny south facing border in Toronto. I am not sure what kind of soil I have (acidic or otherwise) but it is good loam with proper…