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Roses Content

This pleasent mix of perennials and roses will set off any arbor and set a romantic, cottage-garden feel to your landscaping.
This arbor sports a 'New Dawn' rose, a classic climber. It grows to 20 feet tall (keep it in check with spring pruning) and bears lovely 3-inch-diameter blooms with soft pink petals...
rose bouquet instructions
For a country-casual flower arrangement, we'll show you how to combine roses with lady’s mantle, hydrangea, and white coneflower in a vintage enamel bucket.
A little TLC now helps ensure growth in the spring
I’ve grown several types of roses over the years, some more fussy with their care than others. But like most gardeners, the big dilemma in the fall is when to cover them up for the winter, and...
Fascinating things you didn’t know about Valentine’s Day.
It’s February! That means you’re going to start seeing cards with hearts and pink candies everywhere. Check out these fun facts about the holiday you might not know!
Keep these new English Roses in mind when planning for Spring 2015.
Keep these flowers in mind when planning for Spring 2015.
What I always hope for is the occasional year when the yellow roses bloom in time for Memorial Day.
Memorial Day is all about flowers. OK, it's also about remembering, honoring, crying a little, even barbecuing. But flowers are right up there. My family has lived in the same place for 130...
Controlling multiflora rose Multiflora rose may look pretty, but it's an invasive weed that can get out of control. This prickly shrub spreads rapidly, and it will take extra effort to get...
Prepare your roses for another season of beautiful blooms with these tips
Radio interview source: Doug Jimerson, garden editor, Better Homes & Gardens                            ...