Wintering Roses in containers

I have a few 1st year roses in containers. I have 3 choices to over winter them. Outside in a protected from wind area but they would get snow, in unheated shed where they will get some light from a…

Rosette disease in roses

I have 3 David Austin Roses that have developed rosette disease – how common is this in Toronto – how do I dispose of them? Do I have to remove soil? I may have planted the roses too close together…

Shrub Rose, Honesysuckle, Phlox

Can you suggest three disease resisteat ( japanese beattle) repeat blooming shrub roses ( bright pink, or red) tgat i can trm and keep at around 5 feet hight and 3 feet width 2. how can i help steer this…

Fence support for climbing rose

Hi there, I planted my first ever rose this past spring. It is thriving and has grown quite a bit in size. It is a climber and I planted it next to a fence but the fence is not easy…

Moffat Blue Juniper, Rose Care

1. I planted two moffat blue rocky mountain junipers three weeks and am watering them every other day. I am noticing some greying of leaves at lower bottom. Can you please guide me on if this is an issue and…

Suggested memorial planting

I live in Agincourt and would like to plant something in memory of my mother who passed away in September at the age of 100. Her name was Clarice (Clare) Swann Brayton. Is there a rose or any other plant…

Hardy Climbing Roses that are japanese bettle resistant

Dear Graden Expert, I greatly appreciate it if you can let us know two hardy climbing roses varieties in deep pink and deep red that won’t attract Japanese beetle and are disease resistant and flower profusely a few times a…

Cutting Back Climbing Roses in Early Summer.

I trimmed back some excessive growth on a climbing rose in late winter. Now those parts of the plant have come back with a vengeance. Can I cut them back again now (early summer) to control the size and shape…

Pruning Polyanthus roses

Hello, I live in the city of Toronto, zone 6a, and have a small rock garden on the slope of my front lawn edging the sidewalk and facing south. The soil is loamy. At the top of the rock garden,…

Rose infested

I have a few roses that were infested by some worms or organisms. There are silk like tents coverings the buds. Can you tell me what the problem is and how I can deal with it? P.s. our neighborhood is…