Roses without buds

I am so sad…my beautiful rose has set no buds this year…first time ever…did I feed it the wrong food?  Lush foliage but no buds.  It is a new dawn rose and has performed beautifully for years. What is the…

Rose Rosette in Annex, Toronto

My newly planted young rose bushes (Double Knock Out, Floribunda, Grandiflora and Hybrid Tea Roses) are producing new leaves and stems in bright burgundy color with extra thorns.  Older thorns and stems are turning reddish as well.  I’m very worried…

Climbing rose

I have a spot next to a wooden deck with railings and posts I’d like to train a climbing rose over. The spot is a south west exposure with full sun almost all day. I live on the Scarborough bluffs…

Is this a rose shrub?

Hello – Thank you for reading my question. I hope everyone is doing well. It may be that I’m being impatient, but I’m trying to figure out if I have shrub roses. The newer branches (they are not just canes)…

Don Juan Rose

Hi, I planted a Don Juan rose last fall and it was beautiful. So far this spring there isn’t any shoots coming out yet, is it too early to expect to see them ? Thanks…

Climbing Roses

We are in mid-town Toronto and have a 12 year old climbing rose going up our pergola which is in the north west corner of the garden. Can we prune the roses now? It is just starting to send out…

Roses

I have 6 iceberg roses growing in pots on my terrace. Last summer a number of them had black spot. Do I respray when the leaves come out? How often? What about the soil?…

Roses

What is the most hardy pink rose that blooms from summer on through fall in Toronto?…

Rugosa Rose or Smooth Rose (Rosa Blanda)

Hi, I’d like to plant a wild rose for the purpose of cultivating it’s rose hips. I’ve been reading up on different varieties of roses native to Ontario. I was leaning towards a Rougsa rose because it seems to be…