Wrapping Plants for Overwintering

Hope you enjoyed thanksgiving. How tight can the weave be, if I wish to reuse fabric to wrap around roses similar to burlap? Is the material which womens’ nylons are made of too tight a weave? I enjoy recycling, and…

Black Spot on Roses

I have a friend that has never had black spot before on their roses, and this year they have Black Spot. What can you suggest — to treat this condition.…

When to Plant Rose Cuttings

Hi, I have some cuttings from a heirloom roses. They were my husband’s father’s and he passed many years ago. Just recently his Mom passed and we have a limited time to get some new bushed going before the house…

Dying Band Rose

Hello, I live in Peru and bought a band rose last year (September) and put it in a medium plastic container. It was doing well but my gardener pruned it a month ago and it seems to be dying. It…

Die Velt Rose with no buds?

Hello, I live in North York and planted a Die Velt rose (tea rose) 2 years ago. The soil is medium dry and other roses flourish nearby. I feed it with Miracle Grow shake granuals in early June. There are…

Roses

Hi. My very prolific explorer rose has suddenly developed some curled leaves and pink, fuzzy spots. A new ( to me) type of mildew? Please advise. Thank you.…

Locating a Wainwright Rose Plant

hi! I was wondering if you know where I can purchase a Wainwright rose plant? I bought one last year, but this year no one seems to carry..that I can find! thanks…

Rose Bush not Flowering Anymore

I have a rose bush that was my aunts that I transplanted to my property 17 years ago. It is over 65 years old. In the last 3 years it has not produced anymore fragrant red roses. There are these…

Pruning my roses

Building on the advice on pruning roses late in the season(“risks of pruning roses after leafing”) I’m so far behind in pruning roses, that they’re actually budding, at the top of the long stems. One is 7 feet tall. I…