Joseph’s Coat Climbing Rose

Hi, I live in Mississauga and I have been trying to find this climbing rose called Joseph’s Coat. Is there any garden centre you can recommend that has it available close to Mississauga?…

Rose Leaf Miner

Hi, I work at a regional building maintaining gardens. The roses on site have been damaged by a pest, and I am wondering if you can identify it and perhaps give info on how to eradicate the pests. They spread…

Chlorosis of plants

Last year, a rose in my garden had almost white leaves with green veins. That rose did not make it through the winter. A group of seven emerald cedars are characterized by lighter coloured foliage with some small areas dying.…

Ballerina rose

Good morning, I have been trying in vain to locate the lovely Ballerina rose, preferably grown in Ontario or another cold-weather province. I have searched on line and called growers such as Palatine, Hortico, Bakker, and garden centres such as…

Roses and Freezing Temperatures

My 4 (different kinds) of rose bushes already have lots of new shoots this spring, but now the temperatures are predicted to be well below freezing for several days next week. Is there anything I should do to protect the…

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?…

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.  …