Suggestions for specialist rose nurseries?

I am wondering if you know of any specialist supplier of antique roses.  The climbers that I purchased from Pickering Nurseries have died and I want to replace them.…

Roses – spring clean up

When can I uncover the roses from the top cover of hay and bags around them and add my compost around them for a better growth? And also my daphne bush?…

White leafed roses

I have a white (hardware store variety) rose. In early August, the leaves started to to loose its colour. While the veins and stems remained green, the rest of the leaf was a very very pale green to the degree…

Rose damage

I planted a rose bush last year. This spring it appeared like the plant died but finally a shoot appeared from the bottom of the cane. Unfortunately this growth was accidentally broken off. Will the plant produce another shoot or…

Rose Grace (Auskeppy)

Hi, I am interested in having this rose in my garden however haven’t been able to find this rose in Toronto, Canada. Are you aware of where I can purchase this rose or its very close equivalent? The only place…

rose bush

My rose bush was pruned in spring has no buds or flowers.…

Rose Bush has no Buds

Pruned rose bush in spring before leaves, looks green and healthy now but has no flower buds.  Previously this bush had been allowed to grow wild.  …

Determining Water Needs For Outdoor Flowers

How does a person know how much to water outdoor plants? I have a variety, connected by soaker hoses in west Toronto, and don’t want to waste water or time. I imagine it has to do with the individual needs…