Posts Tagged ‘Roses’

Heirloom Roses Overview – What Are Antique Roses

Centuries ago, William Shakespeare’s Juliet said, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” Perhaps the saying is not as true as we would think. As modern rose gardening developed, so did the hybridizing of rose varieties. Encouraged to produce hardier specimens with larger blooms…

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Gardening Tips – Basic Garden Care To Ensure Healthy Roses

Many of us think of a beautiful garden as an almost unattainable goal, and certainly, a rose garden seems even more intimidating. Rose gardening has earned a reputation as being very difficult, a task only the most ambitious gardener with plenty of time on her hands would undertake. In reality, however, rose gardening just takes…

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The Development of Modern Roses

The rose industry as we know it was invented by the French from about 1815 onwards. French breeders and growers produced a strong stream of new roses of every type throughout the 19th century. The industry quickly became driven by novelty, and has remained the creature of fashion ever since. During the 1970s, the frontier…

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Improving Clay Soils for Your Roses

The old party trick of rubbing a comb or a pen with flannel, or a stick of sealing wax with silk, and making small pieces of paper leap up to attach themselves. This is caused by static electricity. It doesn’t take much to realize that ‘brute force and ignorance’ methods of trying to alter the…

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Grow Roses: Tips To Grow Healthy And Beautiful Roses

If you think it’s difficult to grow beautiful and healthy roses, think again. Below are a few tips that will get you well on your way. Prepare the soil Roses require rich and loamy soil. When choosing a spot to plant new roses pick one that gets at least six hours of sunshine a day.…

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How To Grow Roses

If you want to make your garden come to life, you need to know how to grow roses. Roses are the most favorite flowers of all time. The variable colors symbolize purity of love and lasting friendship. You do not have to be an expert gardener to grow them in your yard. All you need…

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Things You Must Know On How To Grow Roses

If you want to make your garden come to life, you need to know how to grow roses. Roses are the most favorite flowers of all time. The variable colors symbolize purity of love and lasting friendship. You do not have to be an expert gardener to grow them in your yard. All you need…

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