Wake up roses for spring | Living the Country Life

Wake up roses for spring

Prepare your roses for another season of beautiful blooms with these tips

Radio interview source: Doug Jimerson, garden editor, Better Homes & Gardens

















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As winter gives way to spring, you'll need to pay special attention to your roses, to get them ready for another season of growing and producing beautiful blooms. In this episode of the Living the Country Life radio program, you'll get advice on removing mulch, pruning, and watering your roses as winter comes to an end.

For more information about roses, visit these helpful links:

Prune your roses right: Follow these instructions and take the guess-work out of pruning your roses in the spring.

Feeding roses: Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are key to a rose's health. Learn how to feed your plants the right amount of each.

All-America rose selections: If new roses are in your garden plans this spring, try one of these favorites from the 1970s through today.

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