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…

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…