Garden roses

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    Sreeja’s Rose Garden

    Today we’re headed to Kerala, India, to enjoy some beautiful blooms from Sreeja Sarathkumar’s rose garden. These beautiful rose blooms are in the brightest possible shade of pink. A perfect…

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    An Heirloom Rose Bush

    We’re in Norwalk, Ohio, visiting with Jodie Kerby today. My husband and I have lived in our house for over 20 years, and this rose bush has always been here.…

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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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    A Celebration of Roses (for a Hot and Humid Climate)

    Today’s photos come from Doug and Elaine Downing of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Our garden has some wonderful roses. But like many rose growers, we have seen a lot of trial…

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    Planting Garden Roses in Containers

    There are roses for almost every location and so many types to choose from—hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers, ramblers, ground covers, tree roses, and more—and they’re surprisingly easy to grow. Give…

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    Easy, Picture-Perfect Roses

    Have you ever looked through a rose catalog and longed for those gorgeous blooms? You order one, wait impatiently for the day it arrives, and then finally get to give…

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    What Is An Old Garden Rose?

    You may notice people using the phrase Old Garden Roses. What exactly is an Old Garden Rose? We have the answer!

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    What Is The Proper Spacing When Planting Roses?

    What is the proper spacing when planting roses? And why can't we pack them in like other shrubs? Well, you can....

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    Regional Picks: Focal-Point Plants – Northeast

    1. Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Name: Prunus × cistena USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 8 Size: Up to 5 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average, well-drained…

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    Give Your Roses Tough Love

    Mention the word “rose” and most gardeners instantly think of fussy plants needing constant coddling, chemical treatments, and a completely separate area of the garden. If you like the formal…