Moving a rose bush

My mother in law has a small rose bush that needs to be moved to the other side of her yard. It’s a sentimental rose bush that was planted by my late father in law. My neighbor is doing renovations…

Roses- Chlorosis?

Hello, My two year old climbing rose is going pale with green veins. I read this might be chlorosis. It’s in full sun on a south facing fence. I’m on st Clair in a good tomato growing neighbourhood. We do…

Perennial Garden on Balcony

I live on the 11th floor in a condo in Brampton facing South .There is another building partially in front of mine . I do receive sun from the west and east. I live in Brampton. Two years ago I…

Rose Stem Boring Insects

I live in Woodstock Ontario and I have been having trouble with boring insects doing significant damage to roses and lilacs as well as my other woody plants. I am now debating whether I should even prune my roses because…

Floribundas Rose

This rose tree was planted in our west (front) garden in late July 2018. The tree has flourished, growing from just under 4 feet to over 6 feet. It has had about a 100 flowers since planting. In late September…

Moving a Rose Bush

We live in the Queen St.E. and Kingston Road area and have a rose bush that needs moving. A new place has already been established. When is the best time to do this? This coming Fall or do we wait…

Climbing Roses

We have a very tall arbor. We’d like a pink, thornless, blooming all summer and vigorous climber rose.  Any recommendations?…

Rugosa Rose Hips

I would like to grow and use rose hips. I have read that in southwestern Ontario Rugosa rose spread creating a nice hedge and provide hips their second year. Can you give me any information (websites for planting and care)…