Black Roses

Hi, I’m a gardening newbie, and have always loved black roses. Do you know where I can find them in the GTA? Are they hardy enough for Toronto climate conditions?…

Roses and serviceberry

Hello, I am considering planting roses around the base of my Serviceberry to provide some additional visual interest in my garden. However I believe Serviceberry and roses are from the same genus – are they ok to plant together from…

fertilizer for roses

can you please advice what fertilizer should i feed for rose plants ,and how often . as i am new to rose gardening.Really appreciate if you can email me.I live in toronto…

Rose bush: Pope John Paul II

Hello, I’m working on a memory rose garden, for my sister, which includes some of my father’s roses, and I have space for another plant. Could you please tell me if this rose is for sale in Toronto?  Would it…

Transplanting roses

I will be moving at the end of September and wonder how to transplant my roses.  If I don’t know where they need to be at the new place until next spring, how should I plant them at the new…

wisteria, sod or grassseed, roses

1 I have been in contact with you several times about a wisteria. It showed no sign of life for several weeks after the end of winter, then produced two small blooms with no leaves. After about another week the…

Roses

New rose bush lots oh buds seems happy enough except when buds almost blooming they droop their heads. They are watered in good sunny spot…

Reviving old Climbing Explorer Roses

We have two Explorer climbers – think Cabot is one of them – planted in 1997 at south west corner of the house in a trellis on the property line with good sun . The last 3 years they have…

Rooting very old rose bushes from cuttings

I have been trying (unsuccessfully) to root from cuttings two very old rose bushes that have been in the family for decades . The rose bushes (thought to be hybrid teas) were transplanted to my parents’ house in Agincourt (north…

Roses not budding out yet, why?

I have four 3-year old  rose bushes, which are growing in full sunlight. I just water them regularly and they seem to be fine and healthy. But this year only one is showing any signs of flower buds. What is…