climbing roses

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    Best of the GPOD: Roses

    We get to see tons of beautiful plants on the GPOD, but almost nothing gets people quite as excited as beautiful displays of roses. So today we’re celebrating some of…

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    The Best Roses for Your Garden

    Gertrude Stein once wrote, "A rose is a rose is a rose." But when it comes to growing them, not all roses are equal. Since many roses put on their…

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    GPOD on the Road: Butchart Rose Garden

    We’re back with what is going to be a semi-regular feature of taking the GPOD on the road to visit great public garden spaces. Today friend-of-the-GPOD Cherry Ong is taking…

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    Carefree Climbing Roses for a Northern California Garden

    Climbing roses (Rosa spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) add color, beauty, and vertical interest to your garden. They can transform bare walls, fences, pergolas, tuteurs, and obelisks into showy, bloom-filled…

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    From Jungle to Garden

    Today we’re visiting Tonya Keck’s garden in Davis, California. We bought our house eight years ago. It was a foreclosure and had been vacant for over a year. The kitchen…

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    Timeless Cottage-Garden Roses

    Nothing says cottage garden like roses. Timeless, fragrant, and cheerful—these classic roses are lovely choices to help create the charming and inviting environment of the English countryside. Whether you prefer…

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    Two Steps for Pruning Climbing Roses

    Prune yearly for healthier, more manageable growth and bigger, better flowers

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    28 Antique Roses for Specimens, Hedges, Containers, and Climbers

    Whether they traveled from the Old World with immigrants or have been passed from generation to generation right here, these roses have stood the test of time. not only for…

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    Train Roses to Produce More Flowers

    Bending long canes and securing them at the base of the plant also conserves garden space

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    The One Essential Thing To Know When Pruning Climbing Roses

    Pruning climbing roses can be intimidating. But far less so if you know one essential thing...