Rose Hedge

I would like to grow a hedge on a chain link fence (not yet installed) on my southwest-facing corner lot in the Parkdale area of Toronto, with the long stretch on the west. The corner has almost full sun. The…

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…

Overwintering Container Rosebush

My miniature rose bush is still blooming.  It is in a container and I have brought it in to my condo from the cottage and set it in a sunny window.  What should I do to ensure it does well…

Winterizing Shrubs & Roses

My wife and I planted 16 Rose bushes with 5 different varieties. We also have different types of shrubs. I was told to put mulch around the rose bush base up to about 10 inches. I also have a product…

Getting old rose shrub to bloom

The front flower bed contains a very old rose shrub. It was over 6 feet tall and was hard pruned back to about 3 feet in November. How do we maintain the rose to bring it back to health/bloom?  …

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…

Overwintering a rose in a container

Hi, I live in Pickering in an apartment with a balcony. My Rose bush has done marvelous (I bought it in the first week of June with three blooms on it) I cut off the dead heads and the plant…

Climbing rose bush

I have moved from a house to an apartment facing west in Toronto I transplanted a climbing rose bush into a large pot 16″ wide x 16″ high keeping the soil intact that it was growing in, in the garden.…