A MONTH-TO-MONTH GUIDE

GROWING ROSES IN SOUTH TEXAS--  (Updated Monthly)

 

ROSE CARE ARTICLES
 
"GARDENERíS ALERT ~ CHILLI THRIPS!"  This article was written a year ago, but is still very appropriate today.

 

"The MARCH OF DEATH -- in the Rose Garden" by Ed Bradley. Learn how to Cull Non-Productive Roses from your garden.

 

"EXTENDING THE LIFE OF CUT ROSES" by Ed Bradley. Do you want your flowers to last longer? To get the most of your blooms follow these wonderful tips.

 

"BED BUILDING AND WATERING SYSTEMS" by Bill Clark. Bill's "take" on proper bed building and watering systems.

 

"BLIND SHOOTS -- UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL" by Ed Bradley. What are blind shoots and what to do with them.

 

"GROWING ROSES IN CONTAINERS" by Ed Bradley. Article asking why would you want to grow roses in containers and how to go about it.

 

"SCALE" by Ed Bradley. What is scale? How to identify it and if I should get rid of it, what do I use.

 

"SOILS" by Eddie J. Garcia. What is the right soil mixture to grow that perfect rose bush!

 

"COMPOSTING" Adapted from Environmental Bulletin, Texas Water Commission, edited by Ed Bradley

 

"THE ART OF FINGER PRUNING" The "whats" and "whys" to finger pruning.

 

ORDER OUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON "HOW TO GROW ROSES" IN OUR AREA, WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

 

Rose Selections

Summer Care of Roses
Rose Bed Preparation Winter Care of Roses
Planting Bareroot Roses Disease and Insects
Planting Potted Roses Common Rose Problems
Feeding and Spraying Glossary
Mulching Rose Calendar
Pruning Area Consulting Rosarians
 

PLEASE NOTE: This booklet is provided with membership into our society, but should you wish to order just the booklet for $4.00( includes shipping and handling), please go to: "How To Grow Roses" order form

 

 

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