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Roses: types of roses, old garden roses, american rose society
old garden roses, american rose society, shrub roses: Technically a floribunda is a hybrid tea that has been crossed with a polyantha. From this cross you get more flowers from the polyantha and a better shape from the hybrid tea. Floribundas usually make a smaller and more dense bush than a hybrid tea. and require...

Roses: Wild rose hip, wild roses, salt and water
wild roses, salt and water, canes: The organic way to get rid of wild roses is to dig them out and dig them out and keep digging them out. Half an inch of cane means a new wild rose bush. I have wild roses right up to the fence of my property and every year and I go out and keep digging out...

Roses: wild branch on my rose bush?, thorns, scar
thorns, scar, buds: All roses are budded onto what is called an rose understock. Sometimes this understock will grow a cane and it will look totally different from the top rose. However if you don t remove it it will soon take over the rose on top. Dig down alongside of the rose...

Roses: worms on rose bush, knockout rose bush, knock out roses
knockout rose bush, knock out roses, tablespoon canola oil: This may not be correct but I am getting a lot of questions concerning the re-action of Bayer All in One spray on Knock Out roses. There may be something in this spray that Knock Out roses don t like. You can just pick the worms off but I would spray the ground...

Roses: yellow foliage on double knockout rose, double knockout roses, transplanting roses
double knockout roses, transplanting roses, yellow leaves: If the roses have just been planted, the yellow leaves are probably due to the stress of transplanting. Roses really hate to be disturbed. Where you got them from would have a different atmosphere than your garden. If that isn t the problem then usually yellow...

Roses: yellow roses, knock out roses, epson salts
knock out roses, epson salts, yellow roses: Giving them some fertilizer was a good idea but it will take about 10 days before you see any results in the colouring of the leaves. Yellow leaves can be caused by too much water or too little water. They can also be caused by struggling through a cold winter....

Roses: yellow roses, flower buds, rose midge
flower buds, rose midge, winged insects: It is a rose midge that is causing your problems. These tiny winged insects lay their eggs in the flower buds and when they hatch in the spring they eat the flowers which damages them and causes the tip growth to be stunted and the edges to die and go brown....

Roses: Care of older rose bushes, feeder roots, surface applications
feeder roots, surface applications, rose plant: Roses have two types of roots. Try and imagine a ballerina. From the waist up is the top of the rose plant, the legs are the anchor roots and the ballerina s skirt are the feeder roots. When you fertilize a rose it is the feeder roots that do all the work...

Roses: Caterpillars on Knock Out Rose, knock out rose bush, starting from scratch
knock out rose bush, starting from scratch, knock out rose: Roses can put out three sets of leaves before the effort starts to make the plant weak. I would give your rose a light pruning so it doesn t have to replace as many leaves. Starting from scratch does require effort. Also if you haven t fertilize the rose now...

Roses: Climbing roses, autumn sunset, climbing roses
autumn sunset, climbing roses, disease resistance: be careful about yellow climbers as sometimes they are not as hardy as the other colours. Autumn Sunset is a good yellow and would do well in your area. Orange is another colour that can be tricky but Westerland is one of the best. All pinks are usually...

Roses: now cane growth, root roses, shrub roses
root roses, shrub roses, rose bush: I m afraid your roses have the rose disease called Rose Rosette. This is caused by a mite and is very serious. There is no cure for it and the rose bush should be burned. Here is a website that will explain everything for you. http://www.ars.org/About_Roses/disease_rosette1.html...

Roses: cecil brunner rose, cecile brunner, rooting hormones
cecile brunner, rooting hormones, wedding bouquet: Cecile Brunner is classified as a China and usually these roses grow easily from cuttings so you shouldn t have any problems getting one to grow. Here are really good websites that explains how to do it. However just make sure you take the cuttings from the...

Roses: cecil brunner roses, tomato fertilizer, perfect rose
tomato fertilizer, perfect rose, hot sun: A quick lesson about roses and their flowering habits. All roses go through a cycle of making a flower. It starts with them growing their canes, then their leaves and finally their buds. All these cycles need nitrogen, but the blooming cycle needs phosphorous,...

Roses: climbing rose for iron archway in Pennsylvania, climbing roses, cold winters
climbing roses, cold winters, archway: You do get cold winters so you have to select a climber that doesn t need to be protected in the winter . John Davis is a good one for your area and it does have flowers on it most of the time. Most climbers have two flushes of bloom and don t always have...

Roses: climbing roses, climbing roses, frosts
climbing roses, frosts, mulch: It all depends where you garden. If your winters are very cold, then the rose will take until the weather warms up and there is no more hard frosts before it will leaf out. If your winters are warm, then it should have started into growth by March. Keep watering...

Roses: combining rose types, hybrid tea roses, cold winter climate
hybrid tea roses, cold winter climate, knockout roses: Knock Out roses grow like a floribunda so they would fit in very well with the hybrid teas. However it does depend where you garden. If you are in a warm climate, these Knock Outs can grow very tall so you would have to keep an eye on them and prune them...

Roses: how to get cuttings to start a rose bush, mid ohio valley, rose bush
mid ohio valley, rose bush, marietta ohio: Here is a good website that will guide you through the process of making a rose bush from cuttings. Make sure you take at least 6 or more cuttings as some will not strike. However you may be lucky and they all strike. But to be on the safe side take at least...

Roses: Disease on knock out roses, knock out roses, knockout rose bushes
knock out roses, knockout rose bushes, 2 quarts: Your roses have what is called Shot Hole Fungus. It is a mildew and is caused by climatic conditions being right, such as warm days and colder nights. There are sprays in the garden centers for mildew and all will solve the problem for you. You could also...

Roses: Double Knock Out Roses, rock mulch, double knock out roses
rock mulch, double knock out roses, knock out roses: From what you describe it should be fairly easy to pin down what is causing the problem. If one area is doing well and the other isn t, it must be the difference between the two. Did you do anything different in the second half? Did you get the roses from...

Roses: Drift Roses Blackspot and mulching, lake county florida, organic mulch
lake county florida, organic mulch, rose bush: When you use Weed Guard, they assume that you will plant something that will have a stem and continue to grow from the top of the Weed Guard. Although this material will let air and water through, you will need to leave space around the base of your rose bush....

Roses: dividing large rose root, feeder roots, old rose
feeder roots, old rose, scab: If the old rose is important to you then do not attempt to divide it when it is actively growing as it may go into stress and the cuttings die. Wait until it is dormant and has dropped off all it s leaves. This can be done early in the spring or late in the...

Roses: double knockout roses, double knockout roses, evergreen shrubs
double knockout roses, evergreen shrubs, evergreen shrub: It all depends on where you garden whether or not a rose keeps it leaves on. If you have cold winters then the roses will drop all their leaves. Although roses are actually shrubs, they really only look their best when they have flowers on them. Roses in front...

Roses: dying roses, dead canes, black leaf
dead canes, black leaf, foliage: When a rose looks fine and is putting out new growth and then for no reason starts to die, it is usually because the rose was killed during the winter. A rose can put out new growth using the moisture in the dead canes but when that is used up the foliage...

Roses: something eating rose buds, foot prints, rose bush
foot prints, rose bush, chicken wire: It certainly sounds like your roses were eaten by a rabbit. When deer eat roses and the buds they leave no mess but rabbits do. You will see bits and pieces of the rose petals near the rose bush. The only way to keep these pests away from eating anything...

Roses: Forever Roses, cold winter, roses
cold winter, roses, snap: These tiny little roses don t mind sitting outside when it is warm but don t do very well in the cold. If you have a cold winter I would dig it up and put it somewhere it won t freeze. Then replant it when it warms up. If your winter is warm, I would mound...

Roses: Graphing a Rose bush, rose bushes, rose bush
rose bushes, rose bush, plants: Rose bushes are started with what is called an understock and it is grown for a year in the field. Then they take a modern rose and bud it onto the understock rose. When the top rose has started to grow they then cut off the growth from the understock. So...

Roses: Growing Roses, knock out roses, palm springs california
knock out roses, palm springs california, double knock out roses: You can if you want to dig in fertilizer over the whole rose bed but it is best to plant the roses and then use a rose fertilizer around the base of them. That way you are certain they will get and use the fertilizer. Here is a really good site about growing...

Roses: Growing Roses, growing roses, leaf growth
growing roses, leaf growth, colouring: You should be seeing some leaf growth by now. I would check just to make sure that they are alive and well. Scratch the canes to make sure there is a green colouring under the outside bark. If not, then back to where you got them and ask for replacements or...

Roses: Growing roses from a cut bouquet, growing roses, rose bush
growing roses, rose bush, cut flowers: The flowers will be very frail and not have the vigour as if thy were growing in the garden. So you have to be very careful how they are handled. Here is a good website that gives you the details on how to get these roses to grow into a bush. Keep in mind...

Roses: ground covering roses., flowering ground cover, electric hedge trimmer
flowering ground cover, electric hedge trimmer, winter area: Nasturtiums are a good choice but it depends where you garden as they are an annual and have to be replanted every year. If you garden in a warm winter area, then try the climbing type of nasturtiums as it will grow to about 6 feet long. Also stay away from...

Roses: Hardy Apricot Colored Rose for Wisconsin, david austin roses, closest city
david austin roses, closest city, yellows: The two colours that are mot as hardy as other colours are the yellows and the oranges. For a climber, Westerland is probably the best of the oranges. For a shrub rose I would suggest that you select one of the orange David Austin roses as they should be hardy...

Roses: HELP!, miracle grow potting soil, tree roses
miracle grow potting soil, tree roses, two roses: It depends where you are located but if you are in a warm area and you replanted your rose about a month ago then that could be the problem. You really can only move a rose when it is dormant such as late fall or early spring as there will be no growth at...

Roses: Iceberg roses, tree roses, full bloom
tree roses, full bloom, single rose: I know it sounds like it is a terrible way to prune a rose but this is the way many rose nurseries do it. It would take them too long to carefully prune hundreds of roses individually. The bush looks like a tiger attacked it afterwards but it will come back....

Roses: Identify old rose, fruity fragrance, blooms
fruity fragrance, blooms, gallica: I am sure you know that to identify a very old rose is only a guess at the best. Many settlers bought seeds of roses from their homeland and planted them in their farm and many were Gallicas. My guess, and it is only a guess , would be that your rose is called...

Roses: JFK roses, hybrid teas, cold climate
hybrid teas, cold climate, huey: Your winters are quite cold for hybrid teas and your JFK has died and the understock has taken over. All roses are budded onto another rose called an understock to give a more tender rose hardier roots in cold climate.. In the States it is usually a rose called...

Roses: Knock Out Roses Soil, fertilizer mixture, feeder roots
fertilizer mixture, feeder roots, bark mulch: For clay so if you dig the hole 2 feet wide and if possible 2 feet deep or at lest 18 inches deep that will be large enough for a mature rose. Mix i/3 of your clay soil with 1/3 compost, bark mulch (fine ground) or a bag of steer manure and 1/3 potting soil,...

Roses: Knock out rose, pin holes, tiny holes
pin holes, tiny holes, dry weather: The little pin holes are caused by a fungus and any spray for Black Spot will get rid of it. When you get a lot of rain the odds are really stacked against you. You can t use a spray because it will be washed off in the rain but you need to because the fungus...

Roses: Knock out roses, knock out roses, fertilizer
knock out roses, fertilizer, cold winter: Rose Food 10-12-12 is a good rose fertilizer. There really is no need to fertilizer more then once a month. In your area because, you get a cold winter, never fertilizer any roses after the end of July. That gives them time to harden off for the winter...

Roses: Knockout Rose bushes, knockout rose bushes, change in the weather
knockout rose bushes, change in the weather, chemical sprays: It is difficult to be accurate with only the information about the colour of the leaves. When a rose is growing well and then starts to fall back usually it is four main reasons. Chemical sprays can do it. Too much water or not enough water. A change in the...

Roses: Knockout Rose TREE, knock out rose bush, knock out rose
knock out rose bush, knock out rose, rugosa: A Knock Out rose bush will go certainly go through your winter with no problems. But any tree rose is going to be more tender. The fact that the rose sits way up out of the ground is the problem. It may be budded onto a very hardy Rugosa rose which will...

Roses: Knockout Roses, knockout roses, knock out roses
knockout roses, knock out roses, type of roses: Knock Out roses are known as a very hardy rose and usually grow in a cold climates to about 3 feet. However when planted in a nice warm place, such as Florida, they take off running. Even 6 feet sounds about right for your area. Again because they are work...

Roses: Knockout Roses, knockout roses, tomato fertilizer
knockout roses, tomato fertilizer, flower buds: As you know, roses usually basically only bloom twice during a summer. Once in the spring and then they have to make flower buds again and then they bloom on those buds. If you are concerned about your roses blooming again, I would give them some tomato fertilizer...

Roses: Knockout Roses - Diseases, knockout roses, mildew on roses
knockout roses, mildew on roses, pink roses: The white dust is called Mildew and 1 tabelspoon of baking soda in 1 quart of water sprayed daily until there are no signs should really help get rid of it. Using an organic type spray will do the job because the disease hasn t really become serious. If it...

Roses: Knockout Roses - Overwintering, knockout roses, milwaukee wi
knockout roses, milwaukee wi, winter cold: It sounds like your Knock Out got nipped by the winter. I would prune them back to about 12 inches to get rid of any dead and dying growth. I think you will see new growth coming from those green canes. Pruning helps the roots as they don t have to contend...

Roses: Knockout rose problem, knockout rose bushes, soil line
knockout rose bushes, soil line, top soil: If new growth dies it is usually a problem with the roots or the water isn t getting down far enough and the roots are dry even though the top soil looks damp. Also if your winter was a very cold one then they could have taken a hit and some of the growth...

Roses: Kordana Roses (Mini), type of roses, kordana
type of roses, kordana, walmart: Kordana roses are hardy and will do well outside. All you have to do is dig a hole larger than the pot, place the rose in it, and then cover it up with soil to the base of the stems. Sprinkle a handful of any rose fertilizer around the base and water the rose...

Roses: kNOCK OUT ROSES, cool spring, high heat
cool spring, high heat, fertilizer: Your pink Knock Out rose is under stress because of the high heat. This often happens when a cool spring turns warm. Roses may like the sun but they are not heat lovers. Make sure you water the rose well. Even wash it down with the hose as the leaves can take...

Roses: knock out roses, full bloom, knock out roses
full bloom, knock out roses, weed killer: Hard to make an accurate opinion without seeing the roses but here are some facts for you that may help. Healthy roses don t all of a sudden up and die. It usually will take them about 2 to 3 weeks of slowly going downhill to die. When they suddenly die it...

Roses: knock out roses, insect spray, rose bush
insect spray, rose bush, orthos: You could have either caterpillars or rose slugs but Orthos Rose Pride Insect Spray is a good one to get rid of most rose insects. Don t forget to spray all around the base of the rose bush as that is where the insects hid when they are not n the rose bush...

Roses: knockout rose problem, japanese beetles, fungal disease
japanese beetles, fungal disease, defense spray: There is a fungal disease that looks like a lot of pinholes on the leaves. Using a spray for Black Spot can solve the problem. Ortho puts out a good spray called Orthos Rose Defense Spray,but any rose spray that is for a fungal disease will do the job.It looks...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, roses bushes
knockout roses, roses bushes, climbing roses: You are right, your roses have gone into shock from being transplanted. If your weather is warm this will add to their distress. They will not die but when they go into stress, the plant saves itself by shutting down, even the roots are dormant. So because...

Roses: knockout roses leaves turning brown, knockout roses, brown leaves
knockout roses, brown leaves, fertilizer: Your roses are suffering from being transplanted in a different environment. When they go under stress the roots don t function so giving them fertilizer sounds kind, but it may have just burnt the leaves. This will happen if the weather is warm. I would...

Roses: knockout roses rapidly dying, knockout roses, blue ridge mountains
knockout roses, blue ridge mountains, knockout rose bushes: If there were white grubs in the soil then it would be Japanese beetles that are eating the roots. But I don t think so as the damage is too extreme for them. Squirrels, mice, voles and rabbits, all will eat the roots of plants. It isn t the Knock Out roses...

Roses: Lady Banks, pvc piping, lady banks
pvc piping, lady banks, yellow lady: Lady Banks blooms on second and third year wood. So the canes it makes this year will have to wait one or two years before it blooms. It is also a young rose and so will make new growth at the expense of flowering. Also the rose is telling you that it needs...

Roses: Lady Banks Rose, flower buds, tennessee climate
flower buds, tennessee climate, lady banks: You are not doing anything wrong it is the rose that is doing something wrong as it should be blooming. Lady Bank blooms on second year and third year wood so pruning it yearly would have cut off the flower buds. But three years of not pruning should have...

Roses: Leaves falling off, beautiful blooms, rose drop
beautiful blooms, rose drop, green leaves: As I don t know where you garden I will have to take a guess on what is the reason for the leaves falling off. Weather does play a part in putting a rose under stress. If the weather turns hot quickly, the rose will often drop its leaves because it is under...

Roses: Limp Roses, household bleach, florist shops
household bleach, florist shops, cold storage: Florist shops keep their roses in cold storage at a constant temperature so the buds won t open. It is not unusual for roses to stay fresh for about 5 days and then start to age. To help them stay fresh you have to change the water daily, add a few drops of...

Roses: leaf problem, insect control, orthos
insect control, orthos, aphids: The stickiness is the excretion of aphids which are sucking the sap out of your rose leaves. You could try to hose them off as once they are on the ground at that stage, they can t get back up. If you don t see a difference in a few days then I would bring...

Roses: leaves on roses are dull green, dry soil, new leaves
dry soil, new leaves, brown colour: Not being able to look at the leaves I will have to take a guess. When a rose has a shine on the leaves, they can have a shine because they are new leaves. But when they get older they then turn to a dull green. However when a rose is under stress and is starting...

Roses: looking for a fast climbing rose zone 8, autumn sunset, georgia zone
autumn sunset, georgia zone, shadow dancer: In your zone most climbers will do fine for you. A chainlink fence is ideal because it gives support to the rose but also lets the air circulate through the mesh. Fast growing climbers tend to push up tall, stiff canes which will not bend but will snap when...

Roses: MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY?, knock out roses, epson salts
knock out roses, epson salts, zone 8b: It depends where you garden, but rarely are soils deficient in magnesium. However you can if you like try 1 tablespoon of Epson Salts in 1 quart if water. Use about a cup on each rose. I get a lot of questions on Knock Out roses and I am beginning to think...

Roses: Mice damage to knockout roses, knockout roses, liquid fertilizer
knockout roses, liquid fertilizer, northwestern illinois: When a rose suffers damage to it s canes, it goes immediately into action and cures them either by sealing the cuts or activating a chemical which acts as an antibody. Using any chemical will just stop the rose s natural defense. Water them well and use a...

Roses: Miniature rose, mini roses, partial sun
mini roses, partial sun, kordes: Kordanas mini roses are bred by Kordes in Germany and are very healthy and hardy. Give it about 6 hours of full sun, more if you want to, but that is all a rose really needs. Scatter any type of rose fertilizer all around the base and water well for at least...

Roses: Non-blooming rose bush, flower buds, little bugger
flower buds, little bugger, flower beds: Well, as you have read, winter does kill flower buds but usually the rose will flower later in the season. I think your rose was killed the first year and you are looking at the understock growing. This will probably be a rose, actually a climber, called Dr....

Roses: Northern Climate Roses, william baffin, winter roses
william baffin, winter roses, types of roses: You can grow roses very well in your climate all you have to do is select those types of roses that are proven to be hardy all through your winter. Again because of your cold winters, you should choose roses that don t need to be pampered, put in cages or...

Roses: nicole rose, hybrid tea roses, daughter nicole
hybrid tea roses, daughter nicole, floribunda: There are 4 hybrid tea roses named Nicole plus a floribunda named Nicole. Also even a climber called Nicole. Could you tell me if it is the hybrid tea or the floribunda that you are looking for. The floribunda is very attractive. It is a creamy white edged...

Roses: non-flowering wild roses, flower buds, wild roses
flower buds, wild roses, wild rose: That s very strange. It is the first time have heard of a wild rose not blooming. Wild roses bloom on the tips of their laterals coming off the main canes. If you prune a wild rose you cut off the flowers but some should survive. Also they won t tolerate...

Roses: Organic rose care, lime sulphur, perth western australia
lime sulphur, perth western australia, organic rose care: Organic rose growers, as well as commercial ones, have had great success with the dormant lime sulphur spray that is used on trees. But there is one for roses and it seems to kill the fungus. You have to do it now and then again before they leaf out. Just...

Roses: Parade Roses, inch pot, rose plant
inch pot, rose plant, red flowers: It is difficult to know just how a mini rose will do in the garden. It all depends on what you climate is like. I would plant it in a 12 inch pot and place it where it will get about 8 hours of morning sun with not high heat in the afternoon. Keep an eye on...

Roses: Pinata climbing rose, lake michigan shoreline, manitowoc wi
lake michigan shoreline, manitowoc wi, morning shade: Pinata is a beautiful and unusual coloured rose but it is not hardy. When grown in partial shade without the hot afternoon sun, this climber keeps it beautiful shading but in hot sun the colours bleed and look muddled. Although I really like Pinata and have...

Roses: Propagation, rooting hormones, rooting hormone
rooting hormones, rooting hormone, central california: How a rose strikes all depends on it s bloodlines. Some roses are easy to make new bushes from, others are almost impossible and have to be grafted. Here is a good website that will help to explain and answer any problems you might have with your cuttings....

Roses: pinata climbing rose, striking flowers, hot sun
striking flowers, hot sun, extra care: Your Pinata will just need a fertilizer in the spring when it starts to leaf out and then in July after the first flush of blooms. Use any type of fertilizer as they are all good and the rose can t tell the difference. Sprinkle a couple of handfuls all around...

Roses: plantin knockout rose in a planter, slow release fertilizer, bark mulch
slow release fertilizer, bark mulch, dry soil: Rose buds are the best part of a rose bush to all animals, so they must taste the best. They will always be eaten first. The damage is usually done by deer, squirrels or rabbits. making a cage out of fine mesh chicken wire is the best way to protect them....

Roses: problem with Pope John Paul ll Roses, pope john paul, pope john paul the 2nd
pope john paul, pope john paul the 2nd, pope john paul ll: Pope John Paul is a very good rose with a wonderful fragrance and should do well for you. If it isn t, then there are two reason why it is going brown. One definitely could be the rain as a large amount of constant rain makes the buds rot, go brown and then...

Roses: where to prune knockout roses, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, knock outs: Cutting to a leaf with five points has been debunked and now they say you can cut where you want to. You can prune your Knock Outs if you want to but they don t have to be pruned yearly. You can just prune them in the spring by cutting them down right across...

Roses: pruning Lady Banks Rose, filoli gardens, lady banks
filoli gardens, lady banks, plastic sandwich: Lady Banks grows fast and can get away on you so you have to be on the look out all the time for wayward canes. However these wayward canes can be made to drape by putting a little soil in a plastic sandwich bag and fastening it to the end of the upright cane....

Roses: Question about yellowing leaves, thunder storms, 3 feet
thunder storms, 3 feet, blooms: Your climber won t die, it is just getting even with you for leaving it in a pot. Once a rose starts to get going, it hates being in a small area so the quicker you can get it into the garden the better it will feel. The leaves may continue for a few days...

Roses: quarter sized double knock out blooms, yellow leaves, dko
yellow leaves, dko, afternoon sun: When a rose has been transplanted it goes under stress. Finally when it gets settled into it s permanent place, it becomes used to the different surrounding and starts to grow well. If it gets a setback such as lack of water, then this means it will take longer...

Roses: Replanting a climbing rose bush, cold winter, early spring
cold winter, early spring, mulch: Roses can only be successfully moved when they are dormant and that is in the early spring or late fall. Any other time means you take the chance of killing them as roses hate to be disturbed. Better to wait until late this fall, cut the climber back to about...

Roses: ROSES, rose buds, tiny insects
rose buds, tiny insects, rose growers: You have rose midges in your rose buds. These tiny little nasties lay their eggs at the base of the bud and then when they hatch, they feed on the flower destroying or al least damaging it. After eating in 3 or 4 days they fall to the ground to pupate. It...

Roses: ROSES DYING, rose bush, lack of water
rose bush, lack of water, trowel: Usually it is lack of water that causes a flower to die quickly. Even though you water the rose bush well, sometimes it just doesn t get down low enough to be effective. Take a trowel and dig down and see if the soil is dry. If it is then you need to give...

Roses: Rose, yellow roses, name of the rose
yellow roses, name of the rose, apricot: Rose colours can be effected by weather such as high temperature and by the type of soil they are grown in. But usually they don t change to a different colour just a change in the shade. It sounds like your rose is reverting to another colour in it s background....

Roses: Rose Bud Being Eaten, rose buds, insect problem
rose buds, insect problem, rose bud: If the buds are close to the ground then it could be a small animal but it could also just be caterpillars. If it is an insect, then you will find them hiding in the ground around the base of the rose bush. If it is a small animal then there should be footprints...

Roses: Rose Buds falling Off, david austin roses, flower buds
david austin roses, flower buds, tiny insect: There is a tiny insect called a Rose midge and they lay their eggs at the base of newly formed small flower buds. When the eggs hatch they insect eats the buds and so destroys it. You should be able to see a tiny pin hole at the base of the buds. The other...

Roses: Rose bushes, rose bushes, two roses
rose bushes, two roses, zone 7: A common occurrence in rose gardening. Although the roe are labelled the same cultivar, how they wee treated before and after the garden center got them, does play a big part in how the re-act to being planted in your garden. Perhaps one sat out in the sun...

Roses: Rose leaves, climbers, blossoms
climbers, blossoms, fertilizer: If your climber has bloomed well for you then it would also produce leaves if that was how it was bred. The fact you get lots of flowers but few leaves tells me that is the normal nature of that rose. It sounds like it is a climbing sport of a bush rose as...

Roses: Rose slugs, rose bush, insect control
rose bush, insect control, rose bushes: Female sawflies (the adult life stage of rose slugs) lay individual eggs in slits along the margins of leaves. When the larvae hatch they begin feeding on the leaf. Once they are fully grown, they drop to the ground and pupate in cocoonlike chambers in the...

Roses: Rose Type for Singapore Weather, singapore weather, tea roses
singapore weather, tea roses, spider mites: A few things to keep in mind, and the most important is that in my area where I grow roses in the Pacific Northwest, 4 hours of sun is equivalent to 2 hours in Singapore. Although roses dislike high heat, growing them to get away from the heat in my area is...

Roses: Rose transplant, feeder roots, rose plants
feeder roots, rose plants, fertilizer: Roses will re-act in that way when you move them without cutting them back. Prune your roses back hard to at least 18 inches tall. Water daily and soak them well, as the roots are damaged and can t take the water or nutrients up until new feeder roots grow...

Roses: Rose tree leaves turning yellow and falling off, rose tree, warm areas
rose tree, warm areas, hours of sun: Roses in warm areas will grow all through the year but during that year will still need a rest. Such as a couple of months to recuperate and then start into flower again. Steadily making a shrub continue to produce flowers is really going against the nature...

Roses: Rosebush drying up, central time zone, green leafs
central time zone, green leafs, hot spell: Most roses need nutrients every month until the end of July when they need time to have a rest or get ready to go through a cold winter. So giving them a sprinkle of any rose fertilizer all around the base each month will make them healthy and grow well plus...

Roses: Roses, knock out roses, new roses
knock out roses, new roses, tomato cages: Animals are really not predicable. Deer and rabbits can eat certain plants one year and then leave them alone the next. I have both in my garden and although I can tell you when they will come in, what they eat is variable each year. This year the rabbits...

Roses: Roses..., vertical slits, seed mixture
vertical slits, seed mixture, new roots: Keep in mind that a florist roses are pampered in a greenhouse and most times won t survive in a garden. The florist rose is grown for thick petals so that a lot of handling won t damage the blooms. By the way that is the reason most florist roses don t have...

Roses: Roses, flower buds, cold winter
flower buds, cold winter, roses: Where you garden has a big influence on what your roses do. If the flower buds get damaged over a cold winter then it will take them a longer time in the spring to make new flowers buds and bloom. When roses refused to bloom in the spring it is usually because...

Roses: Roses, downey mildew, home remedy
downey mildew, home remedy, organic solutions: Your rose bush has a bad case of Downey Mildew. This acts like an acid on the leaves and will kill them. It is a fungal disease and needs to be sprayed with a reliable chemical to get rid of it. Orthos Rose Pride gets good reviews from rose growers so I would...

Roses: Roses' diseases, dfw tx, dormant oil
dfw tx, dormant oil, beating my head: When it rains a lot the odds are against you in regards to getting a fungal disease such as Black Spot. The rain knocks the spores down onto the rose leaves and start start to grow. There have been good reports on using the dormant oil and sulphur spray which...

Roses: Can Roses be grown indoors?, dry atmosphere, rose food
dry atmosphere, rose food, kordana: It is almost impossible to give a typical garden rose ideal growing conditions inside a house. However, although a little indoor rose is no different from a large garden one and requires the same conditions to grow well, you would have more success with them....

Roses: Roses mold on leaves, baking soda, mildew
baking soda, mildew, ft wayne: If you mix up 1 teaspoon of baking soda to 1 quart of water and spray daily until the mildew is gone that should solve your problem. Also mildew often starts because the rose roots are too dry. So give the rose a really good soaking to make sure the roots...

Roses: red spots on my jfk rose petals, rose bloom, pastel colours
rose bloom, pastel colours, pink spots: I will have to take a guess as I don t know where you garden. Pink spots on roses are usually caused by a couple of things. One a very tiny little insect called a thrip whch loves pastel colours or it is a discolouration from rain spots and is a fungus. The...

Roses: rose, household bleach, vase life
household bleach, vase life, cur: Flowers don t last a long time in water because the bacteria bred in the water and get into the base of the flower stems. This plugs up the ends and so the flowers can t get enough water. Cutting the stems daily helps a lot. It also helps to put a few drops...

Roses: no rose's buds, tomato fertilizer, buds
tomato fertilizer, buds, blooms: This may be normal for your rose as it may only be a rose that blooms once. If not then try some tomato fertilizer as this contains a high amount of phosphorous, something a rose needs to make flowers. Just follow the instructions for a mature tomato pant...

Roses: My rose bushes are sick!, rose bushes, thick foliage
rose bushes, thick foliage, flower beds: It is not unusual for a rose that has been transplanted to have some yellow leaves as roses hate to be moved. Did you use any fertilizer on them as sometimes they will re-act to it a they are heavily fertilized in the nursery and don t need anymore? Was there...

Roses: rose color changes, rose color, carmine red
rose color, carmine red, different colors: All modern roses in the states are usually grafted onto a climber called Dr. Huey. Dr. Huey is very vigorous and is a small, double carmine red flower. What has happened is that your original roses have died and the understock has taken over. There is no way...

Roses: Is my rose dead?, shrubs and trees, abraham lincoln
shrubs and trees, abraham lincoln, cold winter: The only sure way you can tell if a rose is alive is to scratch a cane and see if it is green below the bark. After a very cold winter, some roses sit for a while so I wouldn t give up on them yet as they may still slowly come to life and grow for you...

Roses: rose growth, rose plants, tree roses
rose plants, tree roses, rugosa: Tree roses are made by growing a Rugosa rose as a stick and then budding a modern rose on the top. It is possible that the nursery that grew the tree rose has used some chemical to stop the leaves from growing out of the stem and flowering. A Rugosa should...

Roses: rose names, rose names, full moon
rose names, full moon, maddy: There is a beautiful yellow climber called Madeline but sometimes it is named Full Moon Rising as the name has to be changed when it is from another country. But the breeder in France originally named the rose Madeline. Northern Valley Ranch sells it in the...

Roses: rose suckers, rose suckers, rose bushes
rose suckers, rose bushes, carmine red: Most modern roses are budded onto an understock called Dr. Huey and it is a very vigorous rose. Suckers are just rose canes growing from a root and they will flower in a couple of years. If they are from your original rose, then yes they will make a new rose...

Roses: rose trees, tree roses, rose tree
tree roses, rose tree, tiny ball: A rose tree needs more than one cane it sounds like the tree got killed during the winter or just died from another cause. Tree roses are hard to maintain because the rose is sitting way up in the air and so has no protection from wind or the heat of the sun....

Roses: rose variation, rose flowers, gardeners
rose flowers, gardeners, proliferation: The world is getting some strange springs that are not usually normal for many regions. Lots of gardeners are getting what is known as proliferation on their roses. This is thought to be caused by a hormonal abnormality. It will regress to a single bloom...

Roses: roses, feeder roots, kent uk
feeder roots, kent uk, taking a chance: The ideal time to move a rose is when it is dormant that is usually in the early spring or late fall. If the roses are young ones. Then you might be able move them when they are growing but you could be taking a chance if the weather gets hot. The problem...

Roses: roses, warm climates, definite seasons
warm climates, definite seasons, roses: Because not all roses are the same in regards to their breeding background. Some do well in cool climates but others will do well and not get diseases in warm climates. There is no ideal climate so you have to select roses that like the area you garden in....

Roses: roses, rose bushes, plant fertilizer
rose bushes, plant fertilizer, pictures of roses: Cuttings like a rest the same as a mature rose bush. So when your cuttings start to grow let them go dormant when they normally would in the fall. Put them into a cold place so they stay dormant. They are dormant so they don t need any light. Then in the spring...

Roses: roses, small roses, root problem
small roses, root problem, canes: As I don t know what your climate is like I will have to take a guess at what is happening. When roses do well and then start to die, most times it is caused by the roots. What fertilizer are you using as that will cause what you describe is too much or the...

Roses: roses, water water water, hybrid roses
water water water, hybrid roses, rose midge: The dying up of the rose buds could be caused by an insects called a Rose Midge but I don t think this is the problem. However if after the rose does perk up and you are still having problems with the buds dying then it will be the Rose midge which is causing...

Roses: roses, knock out roses, roses bushes
knock out roses, roses bushes, dead flower: To keep a rose bush blooming better, after the flower is finished and all the petals have fallen off, just snap the dead flower off with your fingers. Or you can cut it off. There is no defefinate area where you should cut or take the flower off. However Knock...

Roses: roses that do not bloom, flower buds, spring leaves
flower buds, spring leaves, cold snap: It almost sounds like the rose is getting even with you for spraying it.LOL Seriously I have heard of roses re-acting, like you described, to the all in one type of rose spray. The lack of flower buds may be because the bud eyes were damaged. But because you...

Roses: roses - old and uncared for, dead canes, montevallo alabama
dead canes, montevallo alabama, two roses: When you go to prune an old rose hard, you have to be careful that you don t put it into shock by cutting too much off. First cut straight across the rose bush down by about a third. Don t worry about how you prune, just cut it right across. Then cut right...

Roses: Why are my roses' petals brown around edges?, petal edges, thrips
petal edges, thrips, petals: There are a couple of possible reasons your rose has brown edges to the petals. Some roses are prone to what might be called sensitive petal edges. That means they will go brown if they get water on the flowers because they are rotting. Overhead watering is...

Roses: rosette virus, alba maxima, van fleet
alba maxima, van fleet, new dawn: Rose Rosette is the worst problem a gardener can face with their roses. Because the mites are airborne there really is no way to keep them down. They do seem to sometimes attack certain roses, but the mites are in certain areas and all roses can attacked by...

Roses: Shrub Roses, shrub roses, nasty winter
shrub roses, nasty winter, winter damage: If you cut the rose canes back and you get a cold winter, the tips of the canes will die back and be killed. You want to leave enough cane length so that winter kill doesn t completely kill the cane. Then you can continue to prune back as you usually do in...

Roses: Slow leafing climber, nasty winter, waiting game
nasty winter, waiting game, canes: Don Juan is what they call a tender climber and may have been frozen in the cold winter. After a nasty winter, it is always a waiting game to see just how much damage has been done. I ahave gone through a very nasty one this year and have pruned my roses back...

Roses: Small Bugs on Knockout Rose (not aphids), brown ash, rose bushes
brown ash, rose bushes, small bugs: The damage to the leaves looks a lot like a rose slug or rose sawfly. There are different types but they all suck the juices out of the leaves leaving tiny bald spots. If the damage isn t a lot, you can take the leaves off and kill the insects on them. If...

Roses: shade tolerant, lake tahoe california, south lake tahoe
lake tahoe california, south lake tahoe, south lake tahoe california: I wish that I could be more positive and suggest a climbing rose which would tolerate 2 to 3 hours of sunshine. Roses do need a minimum of 4 hours of full sun on them. You can grow a rose in shade but it will be frail, get diseases and even if it does bloom,...

Roses: sick antique roses, drip irrigation system, flower buds
drip irrigation system, flower buds, tiny insect: You have two problems. One is that the rose leaves have a fungal disease called Black Spot and the other problem is an insect called a Rose Midge. These tiny insect lays it s eggs at the base of the flower buds and when the young hatch, they eat the buds...

Roses: spray for knock out roses, knock out roses, biting insects
knock out roses, biting insects, garden spray: I have found that Safers sprays seem to do the job and they don t contain any nasty strong chemicals which can damage the rose bushes. Here is some information for you on Safers. I would select the spray for biting insects such as Rose and Garden spray...

Roses: suckers, rosa multiflora, bud union
rosa multiflora, bud union, sun city az: Roses are budded onto another rose. Usually this rose is called Dr, Huey and it is a small, double deep red flower. Roses can also be grafted onto rosa multiflora and the flower on that species rose is a small, single white one. You can always tell for sure...

Roses: systemics for roses, edible herbs, rich soil
edible herbs, rich soil, systemics: Systemic sprays for roses only get into the sap of the rose so you will be fine to plant edible herbs where they have grown. A point to keep in mind. Roses are greedy and will take a lot out of the soil when growing in it. If you are going to plant any type...

Roses: Transplanting winning rose bush, feeder roots, new roots
feeder roots, new roots, root ball: Roses don t like to be disturbed so he best time to move them is when they are dormant. That is late fall or early spring. Cut the rose bushes back to 2 feet and dig up as much of the root ball as you can , don t be upset if you can t get the long roots out...

Roses: transplant shock, transplant shock, golden showers
transplant shock, golden showers, root stimulator: Roses just hate to be moved or even disturbed and it doesn t take much to put them under stress. This is what has happened to your roses they are under stress. When they go into stress, the roots will shut down and not take up water and nutrients. I would...

Roses: trimming limbs and bloom season, roses bloom, flower buds
roses bloom, flower buds, bloom season: You only cut a long limb off if it is getting in the way of another plant or you don t want it as long. Roses bloom is mainly two flushed. They grow and produce flower buds in the spring and then bloom. But then they have to build up more flower buds and so...

Roses: Unknown mini pink rose, poor soil, good soil
poor soil, good soil, full bloom: There is a climbing mini rose that if grown in poor soil stays as a bush but in good soil grows like the climber it is. Have a look at Jeanne Lajoie and see if it matches your mini climber. The photo is pretty accurate one of this mini rose. Soil sometimes...

Roses: Using miracle grow, northeastern montana, fertilizer
northeastern montana, fertilizer, miracle: The ideal time to start using a fertilizer on roses is when they are starting to leaf out in the spring. This is the time they are most active and fertilizer helps them off to a good start. If your roses look a little sad, give them a light pruning as this...

Roses: White Ice? Rose Tree, knockout roses, clay soils
knockout roses, clay soils, tree roses: Clay soil is the best type for roses but it has to be amended with sand and something else such as compost, to hold it all together. Here is more information about clay soils http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profiles1002/clay_soils.asp One of the quickest...

Roses: White Rose Turned Red, climbing roses, white cloud
climbing roses, white cloud, huey: Most roses in the States are budded onto a climber called Dr. Huey. Your rose could have died during the winter and it is the understock that is growing. Dr. Huey is a double deep red flower. The other problem could be that it has sported to a rose in it s...

Roses: White roses turning brown and dying, white roses, bayer advanced
white roses, bayer advanced, blooms: What you describe is called botrytis. It is cause when the flower starts to open and water gets in either by rain or by watering the plant. It then rots the flower which will look mushy, have red spots and finally dries up. Cut the flower off and just make...

Roses: white fuzz on rose buds, flower buds, spring weather
flower buds, spring weather, baking soda: Spring weather can often cause mildew to grow on a rose. If you leave it on the rose then it will distort the leaves and damage the flower buds and also the flowers. If it isn t severe use 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 1 quart of water daily until there is...

Roses: What winter protection will a climbing Pinata need?, zone 4a, garden arbor
zone 4a, garden arbor, winter protection: Pinata is a beautiful climber but will not be hardy in your area even if you protect it. This rose needs a warmer winter than the one you have. It does well in places like Seattle. You could always grow it in a large pot and bring the pot in for the winter....

Roses: what is this?, gall wasps, rose bush
gall wasps, rose bush, little bugs: The tumors are called Rose Galls and the whole rose will be infected. It would be best to dig it up and burn it as this problem will not go away and the rose will already be weaken by making the tumors. If you are going to plant another rose in the same hole,...

Roses: Yellow leaves, small roses, dry atmosphere
small roses, dry atmosphere, yellow leaves: A little mini rose is really no different than a large garden one and requires the same conditions to grow well. For example it likes full sun for at least 6 hours, being well watered and then let dry out before the next watering, a little rose food (for your...

Roses: Yellow leif on roses, tea roses, flower bud
tea roses, flower bud, insect killer: Two things could be happening here. One is that your roses took a hit over the winter. When roses get frosted they go into stress and will look poor in the spring and have a had time starting up into growth. If they have got frozen and parts of their canes...

Roses: Yellow spot on my KnockOut Rose Leaves, fungal infection, knockout
fungal infection, knockout, roses: Any number of things could cause those yellow spots. However is almost looks like something was dripped on them such as a spray. There are other rose leaves close by and thy are starting to get yellow markings on them. This is only guess as I don t have any...

Roses: yellow-brown leaves with holes, knockout roses, new roses
knockout roses, new roses, brown leaves: Sevin is an insecticide and used as directed, shouldn t damage the roses. You usually sprinkle it all around the base of the rose because that is where the bugs go after eating. Do you think it could be possible you may have used too much on the rose leaves?...

Roses: my yellow rose bush, flower buds, insect spray
flower buds, insect spray, rose buds: Your rose has an insect called a Rose midge in the rose buds. The eggs are laid in the early spring and when they hatch out they eat the flower buds which damages the bloom. Ortho Rose And Flower Insect Spray will get rid of the rose midges and so should...

Roses: yellow spots on rose leaves, rust problem, fungal disease
rust problem, fungal disease, dampness: What you are describing is called Rose Rust. It is a fungal disease usually caused by dampness or a long dull spring. Some roses are very prone to it but most are not. You may have a cultivar that is prone to rust. The spores are usually on the underside of...

Roses: 1 of 8 Knock Out Roses browning, yellowing, knock out roses, weather returns
knock out roses, weather returns, flower buds: High heat or sudden higher temperatures, will always put roses under stress. And no matter what you do you can t stop it or save them from getting the tips of the leaves burnt or just looking pathetic and limp. You are doing the only thing you can do and that...

Roses: Black discoloration on my Knock Out Rose, bordeaux mixture, tiny bugs
bordeaux mixture, tiny bugs, rose base: Without seeing the rose, it sounds like you have a case of fireblight. It is unusual in roses but they are part of the apple, peaches etc family which get it often. The whole plant or even just the top mainly looks like someone took a blowtorch to it. It is...

Roses: Cutting Back Climbing Roses, climbing roses, opening the windows
climbing roses, opening the windows, christmas lights: There are three times of the year that gardeners prune back roses. The main one is in the early spring as the rose puts out a greatest amount of vigour at that time. So cutting your climber back by a third in the spring is the best time if the pruning might...

Roses: climbing roses, bantry bay, climbing roses
bantry bay, climbing roses, poor soil: Ramblers are known for their aggressive growth and many flowers but as you know they only bloom once. Rugosas are known for their hardiness and not complaining about poor soil. To find a climber that has both these virtues will not be easy. A rose breeder...

Roses: curling leaves on knockout roses, knockout roses, knockout rose bushes
knockout roses, knockout rose bushes, powdery mildew: Rose leaves curl for many reasons. Sometimes it is caused by chilli thrips, but that depends where you garden if you have these insects. When conditions are right, roses get powdery mildew and when it starts, it causes the leaves to curl up along the edges....

Roses: Double Knock Out Roses leaf infestation, green caterpillars, rose bush
green caterpillars, rose bush, new leaves: After the caterpillars have finished eating they then drop to the ground around the base of the rose bush. Then they come out again and eat. If you are using a spray don t forget to spray around the bas of the rose too to make sure you get all the caterpillars....

Roses: Dying Roses, mandatory water conservation, feeder roots
mandatory water conservation, feeder roots, powdery mold: A one year old rose has not put it s roots down deep enough to go through any hot weather or lack of water. It needs a lot of water. The crisp texture of the petals is because they are starved for moisture and so have died and fallen off. The mould is caused...

Roses: Dying Roses, dead canes, yellow leaves
dead canes, yellow leaves, fungal disease: Roses don t like a rapid change in weather and will go under stress especially if it gets warmer. When they are under stress all they need is some water as they can t take up any nutrients. If you give them fertilizers then it can damage the roots and when...

Roses: different colour roses, rose bush, purple flowers
rose bush, purple flowers, revery: Roses have bloodlines just like people and sometimes they will revery to a rose in their background. This rise is called a sport. So you get the main colour on the rose and then one or many of the other roses will be a totally different colour. Many times...

Roses: disfigured rose blooms, moss roses, rose blooms
moss roses, rose blooms, outer petals: The older garden roses usually have a lot of very thin frail petals. If the weather is very hot or humid when they start to open, the other petals can t take the heat and dry out. If it is humid, again the other petal get too much moisture in them and so they...

Roses: double knock out rose bush, flower buds, tiny insect
flower buds, tiny insect, tiny worms: There is a tiny insect called a Rose midge and they lay their eggs at the base of newly formed small flower buds. When the eggs hatch they insect eats the buds and so destroys it. You should be able to see a tiny pin hole at the base of the buds. Break open...

Roses: double knockout rose bush quit blooming, knockout rose bush, double knockout
knockout rose bush, double knockout, landscape type: Knock Out will bloom again even if you don t deadhead the flowers. However if you have cut the flowers off with a long stem attached, you may have also cut off the new buds coming. In landscape type roses often the new flowers come right behind the old ones....

Roses: dying double knockout rose bushes, feeder roots, knockout rose bushes
feeder roots, knockout rose bushes, brown dots: The photo you sent me of Knock Out, shows the bush is under stress. I would say from the look of the leaves that it isn t getting enough water. Lack of water when a rose is first planted, will always put a rose under stress and many times it will die. Newly...

Roses: dying knock out roses, knock out roses, flower care
knock out roses, flower care, hours of sun: I know the advertising about Knock Out roses says that they are tough roses but from all the questions I am getting, it is becoming clear that they do not like certain chemicals and will re-act to them. Bayer seems to be the worst culprit. The fertilizer you...

Roses: first time care of rose bushes, care of rose bushes, kansas city mo
care of rose bushes, kansas city mo, yellow leaves: The canes are fine, it is only the leaves that have a problem. Roses are capable of growing three sets of leaves and so they will replace the yellow ones when they fall off so I wouldn t cut back the canes. Just go ahead and spray the roses and they they will...

Roses: Hybrid Roses, hybrid roses, bud union
hybrid roses, bud union, hybrid teas: It isn t the cutting them back hard that has caused the problem. When you have a cold winter, many roses such as hybrid teas will not survive the winter as the cold kills the hybrid tea. However it doesn t kill the understock called Dr. Huey because it is...

Roses: Knock Out Rose, knockout roses, fire blight
knockout roses, fire blight, copper spray: You usually see fire blight on fruit trees which of course are the same family as the rose but you seldom see it on roses but they do get fire blight and that is what your roses has got. It is a bacterial infection and should be pruned out. Make sure you...

Roses: Knock Out Roses, knock out rose bush, knock out rose
knock out rose bush, knock out rose, beautiful roses: Your rose is going to slowly dieback because of the broken stem. It is using up any moisture left in the bush. I would cut it right down to where it was broken, water it well and give it a little fertilizer and in a couple of weeks you will see new growth...

Roses: Knock out roses changing colors/dying, change in the weather, changing colors
change in the weather, changing colors, rose bush: What you are describing is a lack of water. Have you had a change in the weather such a more heat. This is a sure thing to cause problems with roses if they don t get extra water. When the weather is warm, sprinklers don t often do the job and hand watering...

Roses: KnockOut RosesWith All leaves Covered in Black Spots, knockout roses, buds and blooms
knockout roses, buds and blooms, alfalfa meal: Daconil is a strong fungicide and can t be used when the weather is hot as it will damage the rose bush. Then putting another chemical on top of Daconil will put the rose under stress and be susceptible to Black Spot as it has become weakened. And as you already...

Roses: Knockout Roses, I think are dead, knockout roses, dead canes
knockout roses, dead canes, knockout rose bushes: Check by scratching the cans to see if there is any green showing under the outside bark. This way you will know if it it alive or just using the moisture left in the dead canes to grow on. What I do when I think a rose is dead and there is little hope, I...

Roses: Knockout roses, knockout roses, knockout rose bushes
knockout roses, knockout rose bushes, pink petals: All roses get upset when you transplant them. It is not unusual for a rose to sulk and drop it s petals or even look droop. I wouldn t worry as they will perk up and re-grow for you. because they have been disturbed, water them daly to keep the soil damp but...

Roses: knock-out rose disease, knockout roses, tiny mite
knockout roses, tiny mite, double knockout: Your rose has a very serious problem called Rose Rosette. It is caused by a tiny mite and will also infect the other roses . Here is a website that will give you all the information about this problem. The infected rose should be burned or put in the garbage...

Roses: knock out roses/problems with blooms, knockout rose bushes, rose buds
knockout rose bushes, rose buds, insect spray: Rose Midges and Thrips are so tiny that they can hide and so are hardest insects to get rid of. You need a spray that is a systemic. That means when you spray it gets into the sap of the rose so when the midges or thrips bite they get poisoned. I would try...

Roses: knockout rose problem, change in the weather, new leaves
change in the weather, new leaves, rose bush: A rose will drop all it s leaves when it is under stress. A change in the weather to a hot spell will cause it also a spray that the rose bush re-acted to will also make them drop the damaged leaves. If your roses are making clean new growth, I would just...

Roses: knockout roses, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, chemical fertilizer: Rose leaves go yellow mainly for the following reasons. The weather has turned hotter and there is not enough water getting to the roots. Heat always puts roses under stress. I am talking about rose leaves all over the bush. When a rose is just getting rid...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout rose bush, knockout roses
knockout rose bush, knockout roses, insecticide: Lacey leaves are caused by a rose slug. They work under the leaves and suck out the nutrients until the leaf finally dies. It would be a wisdom to check and see if you can find what looks like a tiny dark brown slug. If you find even one then that is what...

Roses: knockout roses turning black, knockout roses, feeder roots
knockout roses, feeder roots, wet soils: Rose roots won t do well in very wet soils. When the roots sit in water for a few days, the feeder roots actually suffocate and die and so there is no way they can take up nutrients and when the water goes away can t take even take up water and so the whole...

Roses: Lacey Rose Leaves, lacey rose, colored dots
lacey rose, colored dots, coloured dots: It appears that the slugs have done their work and have flown away and become sawfly wasps. The rust coloured dots is a fungal disease called Rose Rust. You get rose rust in certain areas because climatic conditions are ideal. But you can also get rise rose...

Roses: Lady Banks Rose, lady banks, drip system
lady banks, drip system, intense summer: It is not unusual for any rose to go into stress under high heat and Lady Banks acted normal when she stopped producing any new growth because of the heat. A drip system is fine and I have one but when the temperature gets high sometimes they are not enough....

Roses: Lady Banks Rose, phoeniz arizona, lady banks
phoeniz arizona, lady banks, drip system: Your rose is showing signs of not enough water and it is not unusual for any rose to go into stress under high heat and Lady Banks acted normal when she stopped producing any new growth because of the heat. A drip system is fine and I have one but when the...

Roses: Miature yellow roses, rose blooms, rose petals
rose blooms, rose petals, japanese beetles: There is a tiny insect called a thrip which sucks the juices out of the rose petals and in the area they have sucked on, it goes brown. It sounds like you may have these bugs. Also if you water and the water gets on the petals then some roses will go brown...

Roses: moving newly planted rose, portable basketball hoop, watkins glen
portable basketball hoop, watkins glen, rose bush: Just view the breakage as bad pruning. Move the rose to where you want it( preferably in the evening) but cut it down to where the canes were broken. You can go down to even three inches and a rose will bounce back. You need to prune it hard as the wound from...

Roses: moving roses, water water water, feeder roots
water water water, feeder roots, flower buds: Roses have many thin hairlike tiny frail roots called feeder roots which are attached to the main anchor roots. When these roots are dug up they break off and even dry up and die. These tiny hairlike roots take up the water and the nutrients to keep the rose...

Roses: New Dawn pruning, coastal connecticut, new dawn
coastal connecticut, new dawn, vertical support: There are roe that are described as leggy which means they don t put out many basal canes from the bottom. There is really nothing you can do to make them make more canes form the base as that is the normal way New Dawn grows. I would cut back about two...

Roses: Non-Blooming Knock-Out Rose Bush, miracle grow potting soil, knock out roses
miracle grow potting soil, knock out roses, knock out rose bush: Roses hate to be moved and even if it is a better place than where they were before they still go under stress. When a rose is under stress, the roots don t work at full capacity taking up nutrients and water and that is why your blooms died. It now will take...

Roses: Non-Blooming Rose Bush, egg shells, flower buds
egg shells, flower buds, type of roses: Egg shells mainly contain lime and coffee ground contain nitrogen and a little phosphorous the latter is what flowers need to make blooms so they wouldn t stop the roses from blooming. Roses bloom in two main flushes. One in early summer and another in the...

Roses: new Climbing Roses - grow then die, neighbor boy, climbing roses
neighbor boy, climbing roses, new leaves: You haven t done anything wrong. When you buy a rose and look after it well and still it does what you describe, then it was never a really healthy rose to start with. Your rose has got rose canker which means bacteria got into a wound in the canes and they...

Roses: Old fashion rose, rose bush, floribunda
rose bush, floribunda, old fashion: I actually can remember the floribunda called Vogue as I am a fan oft the breeder Gene Boerner. It was introduced some time in the early 1950s and was a peachy pink colour with a strong fragrance. Here are a couple of nurseries that still carry Vogue. http://www.vintagegardens.com/...

Roses: Overwintering and yellow leaves, cow manure, bark mulch
cow manure, bark mulch, rose bush: I don t think there is anything wrong with Leverkusen. The reason I say that is because this rose does have a greenish yellow shade of leaves. I have two and both look more yellow beside the other roses. I would wait and see if the leaves actually turn all...

Roses: Pacific Northwest Roses, vine maples, tall cedars
vine maples, tall cedars, hybrid musks: I garden in the PNW and have never heard of a rose that will grow so vigorously . I have a website that will show you all the roses that you can grow in the PNW with comments on how they grow and if they get diseases. People say it helps them decide on what...

Roses: Problems with roses, cedar mulch, cedar chips
cedar mulch, cedar chips, rose bush: Cedar is not a wise choice for a rose bush mulch as the rose roots don t like the oil in the cedar. I think your roses are re-acting to the cedar mulch. Prune the roses back a little to encourage new healthy growth and water extra long to try and get rid of...

Roses: Pruning Don Juan Roses, atanta, georgia area
atanta, georgia area, don juan: The rose myth of having to cut to a certain place on a rose cane, has now been debunked. Cutting a flower off a rose cane is the same as pruning a rose. However because it is a brand new rose plant, I wouldn t cut too long a stem. I would only cut about a...

Roses: pink knock out tree rose, winter protection, knock out
winter protection, knock out, thanks a bunch: In your zone this tree will have to be protected very well. Knock Out roses are hardy but no rose is very hardy when it sits up in the air. The best way is to grow the rose is in a pot and then place it in an unheated garage for the winter. I honestly don...

Roses: Rain Damage on roses, alfalfa meal, rose bushes
alfalfa meal, rose bushes, rabbit food: I am assuming that the leaves and buds were not eaten by some animal. It is not unusual for squirrels, rabbits, plus deer, to completely strip a rose bush clean. Yes they will re-grow the leaves, make buds and flower again but pruning them back by a third...

Roses: Rambling Rose, warm climate, brick wall
warm climate, brick wall, canes: How fast a Rambler grows all depends where it is grown. In a warm climate it will make nice long canes and cover in a couple of years . In an area where the winter is cold it will take longer. Also Ramblers grow different ways such as as a large bush or a...

Roses: Red Rose Bush, slow release fertilizer, dead canes
slow release fertilizer, dead canes, rose bush: Sorry about that but growing in the ground will make it easier to treat the rose and care for it. But it all depends where you garden but if you don t get a nasty , cold winter, I would cut out all dead canes plus any that are thinner than a pencil. Then...

Roses: Rose buds missing, rose bushes, growing roses
rose bushes, growing roses, chipmonks: Squirrels are VERY FOND of rose buds and can be a real pest with nipping them off. Rabbits also share your love of roses but they can only reach the buds farther down the bush. Sometimes just spraying Windex with ammonia all around the base of the bush will...

Roses: Rose bushes, rose bushes, spider mites
rose bushes, spider mites, yellow leaves: Yellow leaves on a rose are not unusual if they are falling off from the base as roses will drop some of their older leaves naturally. However if they are many of them scattered throughout the bush then something else is causing the problem. Not knowing your...

Roses: Rose flower fade so fast, winged insect, rose flower
winged insect, rose flower, thrips: Do you think the roses are getting enough water? Sometimes one gets the idea that they have watered a rose very well only to find when they check how far the water has gone, they fine it didn t go as far down as they thought it had. Roses need to have water...

Roses: Rose not flowering, flower buds, north herts
flower buds, north herts, cold snap: The brown spots are the start of a rose disease called Black Spot. It is a fugal infection but using Rose Clear should have helped solve the problem as it is a systemic fungicide which is one of the best types for this disease. It depends on the instructions...

Roses: Rose's leaf, small roses, spider mites
small roses, spider mites, mini roses: I am assuming that you are growing these roses inside the house? If you are then it is the heat and dryness of the house that is causing the roses to drop it s leaves. Mini roses are no different than big garden roses and require the same growing conditions....

Roses: Rose Pests, rose pests, orange roses
rose pests, orange roses, rose bush: There is a yellow lady bug type beetle in your area which thankfully doesn t stay around for too long. The usually prefer yellow or orange roses. The only way to get rid of them to to hand pick, preferable early in the morning when they are the least active....

Roses: Rose with "papery" leaves, green leaves, slugs
green leaves, slugs, fertilizer: The transparent looking holes are caused by a bug called Rose Slugs. You can find them if they are still around, under the leaves. Any rose spray for rose slugs will solve the problem if you find the slugs. The other reason could be that you have fertilizer...

Roses: Rose plant growing on its own - no blooms, flower buds, rose plants
flower buds, rose plants, rose plant: One is never along when it comes to landscaping a garden. There are always birds to help you. I have a few species in my garden that I did not plant or even want. Your mystery rose is the work of a landscaping bird. Many roses bloom on last years wood so...

Roses: Rose problem, yellow leaves, california foothills
yellow leaves, california foothills, organic solutions: Yellow leaves are usually caused by high heat, not enough water or too much water. Fertilizer given when the weather was over 80 makes roses have yellow leaves. It also sounds like you have a rose disease called Black Spot. This starts with brown spots which...

Roses: Rose Rott, feeder roots, root rot
feeder roots, root rot, fungus: Rose roots don t like to sit in water for two long because it kills the frail little feeder roots. When these roots die, because they take up the nutrients to the plant to make it grow, they are very important. Then because the water is still there, the main...

Roses: Rose tree pruning?, rose tree, manageable size
rose tree, manageable size, tree pruning: The problem with letting a rose bush do it s own thing and grow how it wants to, is that the lower canes become so hard, new growth finds it almost impossible to push out and make new canes. So to make sure you don t damage it ( you won t kill it only just...

Roses: Roses, flower buds, rose bush
flower buds, rose bush, cold winter: Roses that don t bloom for many years have something the matter with them. If you get a cold winter then the flower buds can be killed. If you prune the rose back hard it can use up it s energy by making new growth at the expense of flowering. It may be a...

Roses: Roses - how can I save them?, dead canes, fish fertilizer
dead canes, fish fertilizer, black fungus: Next spring revive your roses by cutting them way back to about 18 inches removing all dead looking canes to the base, spray them with a fungicide such as Orthos Rose Pride plus sprinkle a handful of any rose fertilizer all around the base and also put some...

Roses: rosa ragousa roses, flower buds, alfalfa meal
flower buds, alfalfa meal, liquid fertilizers: I usually try something different in the way of organics every year and last year just as a test. I had really good results with using alfalfa meal on my Rugosas, actually on all my roses. I just sprinkle it all around the base and then water it in. Canola...

Roses: rose bush will not bloom, tomato fertilizer, flower buds
tomato fertilizer, flower buds, rose bush: Many times after a nasty winter, the flower buds get killed or badly damaged by the cold. It will take about 6 weeks to make more flower buds. Sometimes using tomato fertilizer one time on the helps to activate them into making flowers. The tomato fertilizer...

Roses: rose and floribunda roses, type of roses, floribunda roses
type of roses, floribunda roses, rose bushes: Florida has some special problems with the soil in regards to growing roses but most roses do very well and you should have no problem with them. Here is some information about growing roses in your area. http://floridagardener.com/misc/roses.htm Nesons...

Roses: rose head, tiny worms, pin hole
tiny worms, pin hole, small animals: There can be a few reason why your rose buds have fallen off. Beetles can bite rose buds off. Small animals can bite them off but they usually eat some of the buds. Insects can lay their eggs in the base of the buds and when the worms hatch they kills the...

Roses: rose problems, rose problems, sandy soil
rose problems, sandy soil, potting soil: If the roses were healthy when you planted them and now they are failing, it is usually because they are not getting enough water. The other reason they could be failing is because the weather was hot when you planted them, used a fertilizer and the combination...

Roses: a rose question, data bases, infor
data bases, infor, data base: I have searched my rose data bases and there is no rose by the name of Preston. But when a rose in grown in Europe with one name it can be changed when it is registered in another country This makes it difficult to get information on some roses. But even on...

Roses: rose rosette desease, insect killer, rose bushes
insect killer, rose bushes, plant pathology: As you now know, Rose rosette is caused by a virus which is carried by tiny air borne mites. When a rose gets this horrible disease, it means that the mites are in your garden but they will only attack the roses. I am assuming here that you have dug up and...

Roses: rose rosette, red leaves, host plant
red leaves, host plant, mites: The mites don t stay in the soil they fly around the air and their host plant is rosa multiflora. Go ahead and plant another rose if you like but as I said, just keep a watchful eye in case you get another visit from the mites or the rose next to it has Rose...

Roses: my rose tree's flowers are all dying, bamboo stake, rose tree
bamboo stake, rose tree, mulch: If you don t have any mulch just use 5 thicknesses of newspaper, lay it all around the base and then throw some soil on it to stop any winds from tearing it up. Buds always come from the tips of the branches. So if you follow a cane right out to the tip you...

Roses: rose tree seems dead, rose tree, cold spell
rose tree, cold spell, swellings: There shouldn t be any swellings on the rose canes as they could be rose galls. Rose galls are an infection and contain bacteria which stunts the rose growth and generally causes problems in regards to vigour. They look like a brown, corky type of lump. ...

Roses: My rose won't bloom, tomato fertilizer, rose bush
tomato fertilizer, rose bush, tomato plant: Most roses are budded onto another hardy rose so I would assume that your rose was also budded. If you cut it way down then it may have died over the winter and it is the understock that is growing back. You could try giving it some tomato fertilizer as this...

Roses: roses, japanese beetles, wedding veil
japanese beetles, wedding veil, coffee grounds: Coffee grounds and garlic won t damage roses. It does sound like your roses are dying. Sometimes roses will put out a little new growth even though they have died during the winter. They do it by using the moisture left in the canes although they are dead....

Roses: roses, knockout roses, afternoon sunshine
knockout roses, afternoon sunshine, excessive water: When roses get a weather problem and it looks like you are going to loose them, then you need to do something serious to save them. Leaves them in the pots as they will get used to the pots and you will be able to keep an eye on them better than in the ground....

Roses: roses, rose midge, color of the rose
rose midge, color of the rose, petal by petal: If roses have insects then the problem will show up as either irregular holes towards the center of the leaves or chewed off bits around the edges. Roses like sun but not very hot sun as that can cause stress and the leaves will yellow. However I have never...

Roses: roses, knock out roses, dead heading
knock out roses, dead heading, commercial rose: Commercial rose growers have debunked many rose myths and cutting back to 5 leaflets is one of them. You just snap the dead flowers off with your fingers. However with the Knock Out roses there is not need to as you will gets lost of flowers even if you don...

Roses: roses, tomato fertilizer, tomato plant
tomato fertilizer, tomato plant, rose tree: I am assuming that you climber is a rose that repeats. Climbers usually have two main flushes of flowers and then they have a waiting time while they make new buds for more blooms. If it is a repeat bloomer, you should be seeing new buds by now even some flowers....

Roses: roses, dead bloom, rose flower
dead bloom, rose flower, rose bush: When a rose flower has finished , if you leave it on then the rose bush makes a rose hip which is filled with seeds. This takes energy away from making any more flowers. So you fool the rose into making another flower to make more seeds. So all you have to...

Roses: roses losing leaves, wood mulch, garden beds
wood mulch, garden beds, bed of roses: Roses are capable of fooling you into thinking they are alive and growing well. They do it by using up the moisture left in the dying canes. Then they suddenly stop growing well and start to die but thy were half dead already. From your description it does...

Roses: Small Rose Blooms, blooms, 3 years
blooms, 3 years, roots: It is hard to know what is causing the problem without seeing the rose bush. However when a rose gets smaller and smaller blooms, there is usually something the matter with the roots. It could be that there is a canker at the base of the bush or even on the...

Roses: seven sisters, seven sisters, mary beth
seven sisters, mary beth, graft: Grafting or budding a rose is very tricky for new rose growers. Why don t you take some cuttings as Seven Sister should root easily. Make sure you take at least ten in case some don t strike. H Here is a good web site that will tell you how to do it. http://www.hartwoodroses.com/How-To/RootingRoses/RootingRoses.html...

Roses: sick (?) rose tree, sick rose, rose bush
sick rose, rose bush, rose tree: Female sawflies (the adult life stage of rose slugs) lay individual eggs in slits along the margins of leaves. When the larvae hatch they begin feeding on the leaf. Once they are fully grown, they drop to the ground and pupate in cocoonlike chambers in the...

Roses: Think Roses Are Dead, tree roses, warm winter
tree roses, warm winter, leafs: Rose trees are beautiful but they need a lot of warmth. If they don t get a warm winter then they will die. The only way you can have a tree rose in your zone is to grow it in a container and then place it in an unheated garage for the winter. A lot of trouble,...

Roses: Tree roses, tree roses, japanese beetles
tree roses, japanese beetles, rose bush: I would cut the stem right down to about 3 inches and that will ensure that you get sturdy canes from the base. If you cut it higher you may not get it to send out laterals as they have had a chemical used on them to stop any growth. It is a Rugosa and so...

Roses: Trimming hipps off Knock out roses, dead flowers, knock out roses
dead flowers, knock out roses, blooms: Knock Out roses are classified as modern shrubs which mean you don t have to deadhead them if you don t want to because they will still produce more growth plus lots of blooms. But if you only have a few roses then by all means tidy them up by taking the...

Roses: Trimming knockout roses in June/July, knockout roses, knockout rose bushes
knockout roses, knockout rose bushes, three feet: When you prune a rose in the spring you do it to activate new growth as that is the time the rose grow the most. When you prune in the summer you do it to keep the rose down to the size you want. Pruning your roses now will keep them under control so go ahead...

Roses: thorns, raspberry bush, epidermal cells
raspberry bush, epidermal cells, brambles: Officially if you want to be considered very correct in your terminology then modified leaves are referred to as spines, modified branches are thorns and modified epidermal cells are prickles. In most cases, people simply refer to them as thorns or spines....

Roses: White Rosebush, water water water, feeder roots
water water water, feeder roots, rose bush: Because the rose has a personal meaning, it would be wise to take some cuttings just to make sure that when you do move it you will have more of the same rose bush. Here is a web site that will tell you how to do it. Take at least 10 cuttings as some may not...

Roses: Wild Roses, gates mills ohio, species roses
gates mills ohio, species roses, wild roses: You might have a hard time finding where to buy those wild roses of yours. I would need more information on the flower and how the roses grow to be able to name it for you. There is also something to keep in mind. Because they are wild or species roses, they...

Roses: yellow tea rose, tea roses, jackson and perkins
tea roses, jackson and perkins, hybrid tea: Every year almost 300 roses are introduced all over the world so to identify would almost be impossible. Here are some ways to make it easier. The photo looks more like a hybrid tea. Is this what it was? When did you purchase the rose and check to see what...

Roses: yellowing leaves on double knockout roses, double knockout roses, dead canes
double knockout roses, dead canes, rose bushes: It sounds like you have done everything you can to make your roses grow well. Many gardeners are finding that the weird weather we had during the winter has caused a lot of strange problems with the roses. Many of the rose bushes seem to start out well but...

Roses: Ants eating rose buds, rose buds, black ants
rose buds, black ants, rose bush: Thanks for the information, I just mentioned about those other ants as it has been reported that in rare cases ants do eat roses. The Borax and sugar is half of Borax and half icing sugar and I see no reason not to also use ordinary sugar. I was told that...

Roses: abracadabra rose, treloar, nurseries
treloar, nurseries, many thanks: Abracadabra roses doesn t seem to be very popular in Britain. The only nurseries I can find that sell it are Kordes in Germany and Treloar in Australia. Kordes does ship all over the world so it might be a good idea to get touch with them in regards to getting...

Roses: Black Spots, yellow carpet, rose bush
yellow carpet, rose bush, fungal diseases: Your fungal spray should have got the problem under control, but carpet roses are known to get black spot problems so that makes it harder to get rid of the problem. Plus the spores are floating around in the air and will land on the leaves and start the problem...

Roses: blaze climber, white flowers, different numbers
white flowers, different numbers, canes: You can tell if the cane is a sucker and not one from the climber, if it is growing from below the graft. The number of leaves doesn t matter as roses can have different numbers on the canes. I would wait and see if it has the same flowers on it that Blaze...

Roses: buds wont open., rose bushes, tiny creatures
rose bushes, tiny creatures, buds: Gardeners are really being hit hard with weird and different than normal weather. Some are having high heat and some are getting far too much rain like you. Both will cause the buds to not open. But just to be sure it isn t caused by an insect, take one of...

Roses: Cecil Brunner death, hot spell, brunners
hot spell, brunners, brunner: Many area of the States and other countries, have had nasty winters. This can cause dieback in rose canes. However the problem doesn t show up as the rose can continue growing with the moisture that is left in the defected cane. But if you get a hot spell,...

Roses: climbing rose, blooms, boulder co
blooms, boulder co, seeds: After a rose has made a flower it thinks it s job is done because making seeds is the reason for a flower. So you just snap the dead blooms off with your fingers to make the rose produce another flower. It will still bloom again but you will get more blooms...

Roses: cuttings, summer cuttings, lynette
summer cuttings, lynette, email: Very good idea to take some cuttings and September is a good time or you can try some summer cuttings now. Just make sure you take at least 10 from each rose in case some don t strike or fail before getting larger. Here is the website that will show you how...

Roses: Don Juan Roses in Tulsa Oklahoma, don juans, climbing roses
don juans, climbing roses, don juan: It is okay to cut the hips of as it won t hurt the rose. Usually when you want a rose to go dormant quicker, you stop deadheading the old flowers and you leave the hips on. The main reason for a rose to bloom is to make hips and once that is done they think...

Roses: disease diagnosis and treatment, oval holes, jackson and perkins
oval holes, jackson and perkins, disease diagnosis: Your roses has got the Rose Slug which eats the leaves from underneath leaving only the top layer of the leaves which dries out and gives a transparent look to the top of the leaves. If you look under the leaves then you should see a small gooey looking dark,...

Roses: double-knock roses not doing well, knock out roses, rose bushes
knock out roses, rose bushes, rose bush: The more questions I get about the new Knock Out roses , the more I am convinced that they will sometimes re-act negatively to some rose sprays. Small, tiny growth is a root problem symptom that should in time cure itself as the roots have just gone dormant...

Roses: Heat Stressed Roses?, systemic insecticide, sw oklahoma
systemic insecticide, sw oklahoma, summer temperatures: As you have said, high heat will cause roses to go under stressful conditions. When they do they get rid of their leaves first, as the roots have semi shut down and can t support too many of them. Something else that is not a wise idea is to use any spray...

Roses: Be happy orange rose, cold temperatures, florist
cold temperatures, florist, family member: What a good idea but i m afraid the florist is correct. Florist s roses are grown all their life in a greenhouse and would not survive outside in any cold temperatures. Many times they are grown in far away places such as Ecuador or Chile. To buy any florists...

Roses: KNOCK OUT ROSE DISEASE, 2 quarts, baking soda
2 quarts, baking soda, fungal disease: Your roses have got a fungal disease called mildew. Mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 2 quarts of water and spray every three days. If the problem doesn t go away then spray daily until it does. Also water your roses well with a hose and make sure they really...

Roses: Knock out roses, yellow leaves, knock out roses
yellow leaves, knock out roses, light water: Roses always look very poor when they drop their leaves or have yellow ones on them but yellow leaves are not always a sign of disease especially when there are no marks on them. So when rose leaves turn yellow it is usually due to a problem with the roots...

Roses: Knockout Roses, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, knockout rose bushes: Your question is the most common one I get concerning Knock Out roses. I have started to think that Knock Out roses will not tolerate high heat very well and will get yellow leaves. This doesn t mean they are going to die, it just means that the heat has put...

Roses: knock out roses, rose midge, flower buds
rose midge, flower buds, orthenex: There has been a lot of hype about the Knock Out roses but they are really no different than any other rose bush and will get all the same problems. Yes, your roses have the rose midge and because it has destroyed the flower buds then there are no blooms....

Roses: knockout rose, taking cuttings, knockout
taking cuttings, knockout, knock out: Yes you can make another rose the same as the Knock Out one by taking cuttings. Here is a good website that will show you how to do it. Just make sure you take at least 10 cuttings because some of the cuttings make not strike. http://www.rainyside.com/archives/cuttings.htm...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, feeder roots
knockout roses, feeder roots, root stimulator: It is very difficult to keep a rose plant alive when you transplant them at this time of year plus the weather is also going against you as it will be warm. Cut your roses back to about 12 inches right away. The roots are in shock and they can t support a...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, worm holes
knockout roses, worm holes, sticky stuff: The sticky stuff on the rose leaves is caused what aphids excrete. Malathion is the best to use to get rid of what insect is causing the holes. But white flies travel all over the garden and can be hard to get rid of. White flies don t do a lot of damage...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, water water water
knockout roses, water water water, fish fertilizer: You will find that most roses are happiest when they get some shade during the hottest part of the day and that is why your Knock Outs are doing so well. You have them in an ideal place. The other Knock Outs are complaining because they don t like the high...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, tiny roses
knockout roses, tiny roses, rose bushes: It appears that the roses in the first situation are in a good location for ideal for growing roses. The other locations seems to be causing problems. It could be caused by the following such as lack of water or too much water. Is there something in the soil...

Roses: knockout roses with disease, knockout roses, lot of water
knockout roses, lot of water, new situation: Well first of all the roses are not dying. Roses can really look bad and still bounce back and grow normally. The reason your roses are not performing well is because they are under stress due to lack of water. When a rose is first transplanted it will go...

Roses: knockout roses sprayed with weed killer, knockout roses, insect spray
knockout roses, insect spray, rose bush: Don t panic as you may be able to save them if you cut them right back to about 12 inches, take ALL the leaves off and then and then water daily and see if you can dilute the insect spray. Taking the leaves off will put the rose bush into a dormant state for...

Roses: Looking for Knock out rose in Montreal, pepiniere jasmin, francois lemay
pepiniere jasmin, francois lemay, knock out roses: The Knock Out rose is very popular and most garden centers usually carry it. Here is a wholesale nursery that does, but I don t know how far away it is from you. It would be worth giving them a call as they would supply many of the nurseries in Montreal Francois...

Roses: lady banks rose, lady banks, flower buds
lady banks, flower buds, blooms: When did you plant your Lady Banks rose? It takes up to three years before you will see flowers. It all depends where you garden. If the rose has been in the ground for some time, then the flower buds may have got killed by a late frost. Lady Banks flowers...

Roses: Mini Rose Disease, tiny mites, spider mites
tiny mites, spider mites, falling leaves: You still have the spider mites as they are very difficult to get rid of. The nets and the eggs are definitely spider mites. However they don t like water and prefer a dry condition to live in. To get rid of them you have to wash your mini rose daily and that...

Roses: miniature roses, spider mites, rose midge
spider mites, rose midge, tiny worms: If you are growing your mini outside it could just be that they little rose isn t getting enough water. Mini roses really do need lots of water when the weather is warm as their roots can be close to the surface. The water should get down to at least 5 inches....

Roses: Neglected Roses, flower buds, seven sisters
flower buds, seven sisters, tiny piece: If a rose doesn t have leaves, it is usually because it didn t get enough water or it is dead. I would cut a tiny piece of cane off your Seven Sisters and see if it is either green or brown, as that is a really hard rose to kill. Then I would cut out dead...

Roses: new growth on roses, bud union, last spring
bud union, last spring, buds: Roses sometimes grow canes from the understock that a rose is budded onto and they are called suckers. However to make sure that it is a sucker, you should dig down alongside and see if it is coming from the bud union. The bud union looks like a knob and if...

Roses: Old Florabunda Rose Bush, southeastern south dakota, florabunda
southeastern south dakota, florabunda, softwood cuttings: You can get another identical bush like your fathers by taking cuttings and some will grow into the same rose bush. Just make sure you take at least ten cuttings as some make not strike. here is a website that will show you in photos how to go about making...

Roses: Pruning Seven Sisters Roses, flower buds, vigorous climber
flower buds, vigorous climber, seven sisters: Seven Sisters rose is an easy one to prune because if you make a mistake it just grows back again. However just a word of caution here. Seven Sisters rose is a multiflora type climber which means it makes a lot of new canes which come from the base. Multifloras...

Roses: is my potted rose bush dead?, small roses, potting soil
small roses, potting soil, rose plant: Doesn t sound too god but if you scratch the canes at the base and there is some green on them then it isn t totally dead. I would cut the rose right back to about 3 inches. If possible put it into a larger pot with potting soil. Sprinkle any kind of rose...

Roses: problem in rose buds, flower bud, earthen pots
flower bud, earthen pots, rose midge: There are a couple of reasons that might be causing the small flowers. One is that there is a rose midge in the buds. If you look closely at the base of a flower bud and see if there is a very tiny pin hole, then it is rose midge. The female lays her eggs...

Roses: pruning knockout roses, pruning knockout roses, 3 feet
pruning knockout roses, 3 feet, early spring: You prune roses in the early spring to activate them into making more growth. But you prune them back in the summer to keep them under control. Cut them back now if you want to about 3 feet now but bear in mind they are going to try and grow back again. However...

Roses: Red Rose Houseplant, red roses, blood line
red roses, blood line, peach: Two things may have caused the different colours on the same bush. If it is just one bush then the rose has reverted to a another rose in it s background. Roses have bloodlines like humans and sometime a different rose in the blood line breaks through. If...

Roses: Rosa Ragusa, rosa ragusa, rose bush
rosa ragusa, rose bush, vigour: Rugosas can be pruned in the early spring as that is when they have the greatest vigour and cutting them back encourages more new growth. If you like, you can use an electric hedge trimmer and simply drag it straight across the rose bush shearing back by about...

Roses: Rose Bush, rose bush, dry climate
rose bush, dry climate, insects: Roses grow much better when they are grown in the garden. It is almost impossible to grow them inside as they get fungal problems and insects also. You could try but you will have to spray the rose daily because it will not like the hot , dry climate of the...

Roses: Rose Care or Possible Rose disease, south west africa, yellow leaves
south west africa, yellow leaves, nighttime temperatures: From your description of the roses I am positive that they do not have a virus. Any type of virus looks like someone has dribble bright yellow paint on the leaves. Viruses are not a solid yellow colour. Yellow leaves on a rose do not necessary mean anything...

Roses: Rosebud not opening, rose midge, rose bud
rose midge, rose bud, pin holes: When a rose bud doesn t open it is usually caused by a couple of insects. One is a Thrip and you can tell if it is a Thrip because when the flower does start to try and open, it will have brown pin holes on the edges of the petal and also on other areas of...

Roses: Roses (color), deeper one, pale yellow
deeper one, pale yellow, fertilizer: The shade of colour of a rose depends on a few things such as your soil, the weather and the fertilizer you give it. Sometimes a rose will be a paler colour in the spring and a deeper one in the fall. The reason for that is because the weather is usually cooler...

Roses: Roses/ juniper bushes/trees, juniper bushes, rose bushes
juniper bushes, rose bushes, junipers: It really depends on how far away the juniper bushes are planted from the roses. Trees and junipers won t do any harm to rose bushes but what they will do, especially the junipers, is take up the moisture from the area. Junipers are also bully boys and when...

Roses: Roses not thriving, fish fertilizer, dogwood tree
fish fertilizer, dogwood tree, liquid fish: Roses like rain but not a lot of it. Excessive amounts of rain will cause the leaves to go yellow and also cause a fungal disease called Black Spot. Then if the weather turns hot after the rain, it really causes more problems for the roses as it puts them...

Roses: rose mutant?, organic pesticide, rose plants
organic pesticide, rose plants, weird growth: From your description, it sounds like your rose has a virus problem. This can cause weird growth pattern in a rose. I would dig it out and get rid of it. The virus will not be in the soil so you can plant another rose in the same hole. The virus will be unique...

Roses: rose petals are not smooth and round, knock out roses, rose petals
knock out roses, rose petals, rose flower: The shape may be due to your rose bush being a poor example of a Knock Out rose or it could also be caused because it is a young one and it takes about 2 years before you get the ideal shape of the rose flower. However I suspect that it is caused when the...

Roses: rose petals, pine bark mulch, flowers roses
pine bark mulch, flowers roses, rose bush: If you are having high heat in your area then you can expect to get poor flowers. Roses don t mind high heat when it comes to making canes or leaves but the flowers always will get bleached out and even if the flower is a double one, many time they won t be...

Roses: roses, tiny mite, strange growth
tiny mite, strange growth, spring weather: I hope I am wrong but it could be the start of Rose Rosette. If it was only on one rose bush I would say with this weird spring weather we have had, I am getting questions pertaining to all sorts of strange growth on roses. It worries me that the other roses...

Roses: roses, soap suds, spittlebug
soap suds, spittlebug, rose bush: The foam you see on the roses is caused by an insect called a Spittlebug or Froghopper. It protects itself by making the foam which is easily removed by spraying the rose bush with water from a hose. They don t do any real damage to the rose but the foam is...

Roses: no roses, flower buds, lilac bush
flower buds, lilac bush, traditional roses: Normally a rose bush will bloom but some only bloom a little and other produce a lot of flowers. Here are some reason why a rose doesn t make flower buds. If the pH of the soil is too low or even too high, the roots will have trouble taking up enough nutrients...

Roses: roses, feeder roots, fish fertilizer
feeder roots, fish fertilizer, bush roses: It would be ideal if the new holes were already dug and prepared but if that isn t possible have the pots ready. Even if the pots are at the new house, then have the double garbage bags filled with wet newspapers ready. Water the roses very well the night...

Roses: roses, knock out roses, flower buds
knock out roses, flower buds, weather conditions: Roses go through a set routine to produce flowers. They grow the canes first, then the leaves and finally they make the flower buds. This can take about a month and then they rest and start all over again. There really isn t anything you can do to make more...

Roses: roses, tomato fertilizer, electric prod
tomato fertilizer, electric prod, tomato plant: Roses should bloom and unless there is a disease problem or something has damaged the buds then it could be due to how it was budded. However if your rose has never bloomed, it would be wise to replace it. But if it has bloomed then it needs a jump start to...

Roses: roses won't bloom, nasty type, tomato plant
nasty type, tomato plant, last spring: I would first check to make sure the rose is still alive. Scratch a the side of a cane and see if it is green . If it is brown then the rose has died over the winter. Many areas have had very nasty type winters last year. if it is green, then try using a tomato...

Roses: Severely dehydrated newly planted roses, water water water, feeder roots
water water water, feeder roots, rose bush: Thorns are just tint lateral canes that didn t grow into a green cane. The colour of a thorn doesn t really matter as they are basically dead and do not effect the rose. Thorns start off pale green and then go brown naturally.I would only be concerned if thorns...

Roses: Soil pH and water quantity, feeder roots, soil ph
feeder roots, soil ph, rose bed: The roses that are leafing out in the water will only have very thin roots because they wee grown in just water. If you plant them in soil, they will certainly break off. I would add soil to the water to make a sloppy mixture. When you see lots of new growth...

Roses: Strange bug on knock out roeses, gypsy moth caterpillars, gypsy moth larvae
gypsy moth caterpillars, gypsy moth larvae, gypsy moth: Gypsy moths are leaf eaters, and though they only feed for about 40 days, the results can damage a lot. They prefer Oak leaves, but they can survive on many other types of tree and shrub leave and will eat anything that is green. Gypsy moth caterpillars feed...

Roses: seven sisters rose, ocean springs ms, wooden fence
ocean springs ms, wooden fence, open shade: Roses will put out new growth even in full shade but they may not produce many flowers in part shade. There are two reasons why the rambler may not be blooming. One is that it may prefer full sun to make blooms. The other is that it is getting too much fertilizer...

Roses: shrub rose "knock out" rose tree, fish fertilizer, liquid fish
fish fertilizer, liquid fish, rose plants: Rose trees can be made by growing a rugosa rose as the tall stem and then grafting a modern rose on the top. It appears that your tree rose went into stress when it was transplanted. There really is nothing you can do until the rose settles into the new area...

Roses: Transplanting Lady Banks rose, feeder roots, lady banks
feeder roots, lady banks, natural soil: The ideal time to transplant any rose is when it doesn t know you are doing it and that is when it is dormant. Late fall or early spring are the two best times to move your rose. So have the new hole ready before you do anything . In my opinion, if a rose...

Roses: White Iceberg roses, flower buds, bitting insects
flower buds, bitting insects, sun morning: The lack of flowers is normal at this time of year. A rose blooms the best in the spring and then has to wait and make flower buds to bloom again. Basically a rose has two main flushes with a few scattered flowers in between. The holes are not normal and are...

Roses: weak bud stems, fertilizer package, rose midge
fertilizer package, rose midge, flower buds: The two main reasons a rose will have weak stems are lack of Potassium (K) or potash ( third number on a fertilizer package) which encourages vigorous growth. Lack of it will sometimes produce yellow leaf margins which turn brown, weak stems and poorly developed...

Roses: Yellow Rose discolouration, fungal diseases, yellow roses
fungal diseases, yellow roses, leaf spots: Roses get mainly two different types of spots on the leaves and both are fungal diseases. Black Spot as the name suggests, is larger purplish black spots which then go yellow and kill the leaf. However there is another type of fungal disease called Cercospora...

Roses: yellow leaves on knock out rose but new growth, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, knock out rose: If the amount of questions I get concerning the problems with Knock Out roses is any indication, then Knock Out roses are no different than any other roses. One of the things they don t seem to tolerate is high heat without a lot of water. Sprinklers are okay...

Roses: yellow and varigated leaves on lady banks rose, lady banks, bowl shape
lady banks, bowl shape, virus problem: Just take your trowel and dig down alongside of the base of the rose. If the soil is damp to about 8 inches then the rose is getting enough. Another idea is to dig out a bowl shape around the base of the climber, fill it up to the brim three times with water...

Roses: climbing roses, climbing roses, dieback
climbing roses, dieback, bottom area: Climbers spend about 3 years making only new growth. Because this takes a lot of energy, they haven t any left over for producing flowers. So the general rule for pruning a climber is to just let it grow for 3 years and tie the long canes where you want them...

Roses: climbing roses, san francisco climate, leaping salmon
san francisco climate, leaping salmon, clay pots: How a rose grows depends mainly on not the rose itself but where you got the rose from. Buying from a nursery that specializes in only roses will make sure you have a rose that has healthy, true to name and has been taken care of and so will do better than...

Roses: dried buds, therese bugnet, adult midge
therese bugnet, adult midge, grown larvae: From your description, it sounds a lot like you have a rose midge problem. The life cycle of this pest is relatively short In early spring the adult midge emerges from pupae that have overwintered in the ground and lays eggs in the flower buds. The midge...

Roses: forever roses, bunch of roses, florist shop
bunch of roses, florist shop, green thumb: This is interesting as I have never heard of any roses called Forever roses except in a florist shop. If the roses did well one year and are not doing well this year then one of the reasons could be the weather. If you had a lot of rain that is more than usual...

Roses: ICEBURG ROSES, iceburg roses, canes
iceburg roses, canes, bushes: The general rule for using any sprays is never to spray plants when the temperatures are hot in the summer. The heat, plus the chemicals can actually cause a rose to die because it burns the foliage. Cut the rose back to about 12 inches so the roots don t...

Roses: Knock out Roses, fish fertilizer, chemical insecticide
fish fertilizer, chemical insecticide, chemical fertilizer: From all the questions that I am getting abut Knock Out roses, they appear to not like a combination spray and will re-act by the leaves going yellow and even defoliating. Also it really does matter where you get a rose as some garden centers look after their...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, sick rose
knockout roses, sick rose, fungal disease: There are two main situations that will make a rose look sick , the leaves go yellow and will be prone to fungal disease. One is too much water and the other is too little water. It really is not a wisdom to fertilize a sick rose. Like humans they need time...

Roses: Lady Banks Rose, lady banks, metal fence
lady banks, metal fence, canes: Climbers do have hook like thorns and when grown into a tree, often stay up because they get tangled in the branches of the tree. However when grown against something, you will have to tie the canes into a pattern. The best type of pattern for Lady Banks is...

Roses: Lady Banks Roses, epson salts, lady banks
epson salts, lady banks, root stimulator: Some roses are really very vigorous and spend their time roaring along putting out new canes. Because of their high vigour, they don t have any strength left over for making flowers until the rose reaches it s normal size and slows down. Lady Banks is a VERY...

Roses: Lady Banks Yellow Rose, lady banks, rose books
lady banks, rose books, high temperatures: Yes, he high heat is what is causing your rose to go under stress. The roots simply shut down when the weather gets hot and the new growth gets fried. It could also be getting too much water but I think the weather is causing the problem. I agree with you...

Roses: Limp stems, flower head, flower heads
flower head, flower heads, florabunda: Weak flower heads are usually a root problem such as, the nutrients are not getting up the cane the flower is on. Lack of enough water will cause the problem or even too much water will also do it. Hot weather is often the main cause because no matter how...

Roses: My lady banks rose does not bloom, lady banks, vigorous growth
lady banks, vigorous growth, first few years: Your Lady Banks is acting normally. This rose only blooms on second and third year wood. So what Lady Banks does is make a lot of vigorous growth the first few years and then starts to make flowers when she has slowed down on the vigour for making canes. Then...

Roses: lost leaves, good reason, stems
good reason, stems, leaves: When a rose isn t getting the amount of water it needs, then it has no alternative but to get rid of the extra work so it drops all it s leaves. Another reason is when the weather gets hotter, many roses will drop their leaves. Using a spray when temperatures...

Roses: Propogation, lady banks, liquid fertilizer
lady banks, liquid fertilizer, inch cuttings: Lady Banks is very easy to propagate because she is such a strong grower. Take about ten eight inch cuttings from the ends of a cane that has flowered this year. Cut the dead flowers off the ends and then take all the leaves off except the top two. Cut ten...

Roses: Rose, brown leaf, rose bush
brown leaf, rose bush, 6ish: One never knows just what another gardener has done to keep the roses growing well. Perhaps they lost interest and didn t do anything for the roses. From your description it does sound like the roses are not happy. I would wait until next spring and then...

Roses: rose bush, japanese beetles, rose bush
japanese beetles, rose bush, uky edu: The good news about these monsters is that they don t stay around for long, just a few weeks. The bad news is that they are almost impossible to get rid of. To be honest with you, nothing works on them. The only thing you can do, if you don t have a lot of...

Roses: What is this rose called, floribunda, nurseries
floribunda, nurseries, hewitt: To identify a rose correctly is impossible as there are over 200 roses introduced each year. Your rose grows a lot like a floribunda. Sometimes if you know roughly when they were planted you can search on the internet and find out what roses were popular that...

Roses: rose canes are falling over, lateral growth, full bloom
lateral growth, full bloom, canes: Because Hope for Humanity has long pliable canes, many gardeners grow this rose as a short climber. You are right in that the canes look like they are trying to grow horizontally and make lateral growth from the top. This is the way the rose wants to grow....

Roses: rose identification & information, rose bush, new roses
rose bush, new roses, pink diamond: Every year there are over 200 new roses introduced worldwide. Some stand the test of time because thy are vigorous and beautiful plus have a strong fragrance but others fall by the wayside for no reason at all. Pink Diamond was hybridized in 1041 by a man...

Roses: rose trouble, rose bush, signs of life
rose bush, signs of life, phoenix arizona: Most roses will look dreadful in high heat because roses roots go under stress when they weather is as hot as that. If the canes are drying out then it is telling you that it needs more water. I would make dig around the base of the rose bush making a dish...

Roses: roses, potting soil, blood meal
potting soil, blood meal, afternoon sun: Your mixture is fine and you don t need to give it any fertilizer as the blood meal is all that you will need until after it has finished flowering. When a rose is small and has just been planted, better to over water than not give i enough. Not giving the...

Roses: roses, mini roses, miniature roses
mini roses, miniature roses, hanging basket: There are some mini roses that grow like a small climber. When they get to a certain height the canes because they are flexible, start to bend over. If you plant these mini climbers in a hanging basket they drape gracefully over the edged when they start to...

Roses: roses, coat roses, micro climates
coat roses, micro climates, miracle gro: Most roses don t like to be disturbed and re-planting them is a disturbance to them. The roots have to get used to the new soil surrounding them, plus even though the plant was bought in the same area there are always micro climates in a person s garden. I...

Roses: roses, hybrid teas, hybrid tea
hybrid teas, hybrid tea, warm climate: Hybrid teas are like human beings in that they have bloodlines just like us humans. Humans come is all shapes and sizes plus height. It is the same with hybrid teas roses. Your rose is programed to grow to a certain height and unless you prune it back hard...

Roses: sick rose, fish fertilizer, organic pesticide
fish fertilizer, organic pesticide, spider mites: Don t forget that your rose is a sick rose and so it will take time for it to recover. New growth will take time as the rose is very weak. It needs to have a rest before it starts to grow again. It might not even grow at all until next spring. Don t cut it...

Roses: spiney rose canes, sunset celebration, rose bushes
sunset celebration, rose bushes, huey: All roses are budded onto an undertock to give them more vigor. On most roses they use a climber called Dr. Huey. Dr. Huey is a double deep red rose. If the top modern rose is killed by a cold winter then the understock will grow and produce flowers.Dr. Huey...

Roses: starting rose from seed, rose seeds, seedling heat mat
rose seeds, seedling heat mat, little water: Rose seeds need to be chilled to activate them into growth. Here is how to grow roses from seed. You will get a lot of single pink ones but sometimes you get a really good rose from them. Here is some excellent information for you. http://www.alaskarosesociety.org/documents/seed_germ1.ht...

Roses: Yellowing leaves on roses and black spots, maneb, fungal disease
maneb, fungal disease, weather conditions: If you weather conditions are right for Black Spot then any rose that is prone to this fungal disease will get it. However something else that will make roses look poor is using too many different sprays on them as the different chemicals will act negatively...

Roses: mosaic leaves, 2 quarts, fungal diseases
2 quarts, fungal diseases, sticky substance: When roses are under stress, they will get rid of the lower leaves. Before they drop them the leaves turn a yellow with speckles and a pattern that looks like mosaic virus but isn t. This virus usually turns up on the upper leaves as well as the lower leaves...

Roses: yellow leaves on double knockout roses, double knockout roses, weather returns
double knockout roses, weather returns, yellow leaves: Roses often fall back when planted in a different location especially during the summer. The roots go into shock because of the warm weather. Yellow leaves are not a disease it is just how the rose re-acts when it has gone under stress. They won t die even...

Roses: 7sisters, rosa multiflora, underground animals
rosa multiflora, underground animals, tenneesee: Seven Sisters has a long list of different names all of which are legal. Here they are. Grevilli major R. cathayensis platyphylla Rosa cathayensis platyphylla synonym Rosa multiflora f. platyphylla Rosa multiflora grevillei R. multiflora...

Roses: Best time to move a climbing rose bush, william baffin, climbing rose bushes
william baffin, climbing rose bushes, hot weather: The best time to move any rose in your area, because you get a very cold winter, is in the spring when it starts to thaw. If you move it in the fall, the rose won t be able to survive the winter because you can t help damaging the roots when you dig it up....

Roses: bud union, bud union, rugosa
bud union, rugosa, zone 7: To make a rose tree, they plant a wild Rugosa rose and let it grow to about 3 feet tall, taking off all the side shoots. Then they bud a modern rose on the top. This is why the bud union sits at the top of the rose tree. Your rose tree should come through...

Roses: bush or climber, bush roses, rose bush
bush roses, rose bush, guess: It is difficult to give advice on how to care for a rose in the winter if I don t know where you garden as different areas require different advice. But in regards to whether it is a bush or a climber, usually a climbing rose will throw up a couple of tall...

Roses: Disease, winter area, fungal disease
winter area, fungal disease, warm winter: Your roses got a fungal disease called Black Spot which kills the black spot on the leaves and when they have killed a lot the leaf goes yellow and dies. Daconel is a good, strong fungicide but if you spray it when the weather is hot, then it will damage the...

Roses: dividing a paul scarlett climber, elderly neighbor, two roses
elderly neighbor, two roses, organic gardening: No rose has ever died from pruning it back, Instead of bending the canes I would cut them back to where you want them to be. That way you will get a better looking rose as well as activating healthy new growth in the spring. Even if you cut your climber right...

Roses: a double rose?, two flowers, weather conditions
two flowers, weather conditions, spirals: Your photo didn t come through but I know what has happen to your rose. Some roses are prone to what are called a split bloom. The bloom starts out as a normal full flower but then it turns into two flowers which look like there are two spirals in it. Weather...

Roses: droopy rose leaves, standard rose, rose bush
standard rose, rose bush, high heat: When a rose has drooping leaves then it is the roots that are complaining. Usually they are telling you that they don t have enough water or too much water. Also high heat will always make a newly planted rose leaves hang down because the roots go under stress...

Roses: Fungus, rose bush, yellow paint
rose bush, yellow paint, dead leaves: Sorry for the omission. I hope that it is the black spot that is causing the roses to not grow right because if it isn t then your roses could have a virus and that is very serious. Black spot slowly drains way the vigour of the rose bush and so encourages...

Roses: JFK buds brown and not opening, ingrid bergman, rose buds
ingrid bergman, rose buds, brown flowers: Let me start with the obvious first in that your soil may be too alkaline for roses to grow well but you do have clay which they love. Roses prefer a ph of about 6.5 or a little higher but not lower. Most roses require a minimum depth of 18 inches for their...

Roses: Just Joey Rose, tiny insect, rose midge
tiny insect, rose midge, safe side: There is a tiny insect called a Rose midge which makes a pinhole at the base of the developing bud. Then she lays her eggs there and when the young hatch, they feed on the buds and damage them. They grow sideways or hang down because the nutrients can t get...

Roses: Knockout Roses, knockout roses, knockout rose bushes
knockout roses, knockout rose bushes, yellow leaves: Wilting leaves on a rose bush usually means the roots are under stress. As you have said it could be from either too much water or not enough water. But something could be also be eating the roots. Not all rose bushes are the same even thought they are the...

Roses: Knockout roses, knockout roses, fish fertilizer
knockout roses, fish fertilizer, liquid fish: If your roses are growing with lots of vigor, then they will continue to do that even if you prune them hard. For your area in the spring, prune your Knock Outs back hard to about 18 inches shorter than the height you want them to be even shorter to 12 inches....

Roses: Knockout roses, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, hardy roses: As I can t see your roses that are not doing well I can only give you reason why they may act that way. The climates are very different in both places and the soil may also be different. Knock Out roses appear to prefer your growing conditions in Il. Knock...

Roses: knock out rose problem, roses bushes, knock out roses
roses bushes, knock out roses, level tablespoon: Because of the climatic conditions, your roses have got a fungus called powdery mildew. This fungus sucks the sap out of the green growth and so kills the leaves. Try using 1 level tablespoon of baking soda in 2 quarts of water as a spray daily. A mild cause...

Roses: knock out roses, legged creatures, plant roots
legged creatures, plant roots, knock out roses: There really is only one way to know for sure that the roots got the water you gave them. Take a trowel and dig down alongside of the rose bush. The soil should be damp, but not really wet, to at least 6 inches. Many times roses newly planted do very well...

Roses: knockout rose, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, flower buds: You are not doing anything wrong, your Knock Out roses have got an insect called a Rose Midge. The mother midge lays her eggs in the base of the buds and when they hatch they eat and kill the rose buds. Any rose insecticide, such as Orthos Rose Pride( or...

Roses: knockout roses, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, soft sprays: In your area spring is a good time to prune the Knock Outs back to about 18 inches lower than what you want them to be in the summer. These roses will easily grow back 18 inches, probably more. It has been my experience in answering so many questions about...

Roses: knockout roses disease, knockout rose bush, knockout roses
knockout rose bush, knockout roses, 2 quarts: When a rose gets mildew on the leaves, the fungus draws out the liquid or sap in the leaves and this makes them curl when they start to dry out. Try using 1 tablespoon of baking soda in 2 quarts of water as a spray and this will kill and stop the fungus damaging...

Roses: kordana and cupido mini roses, jewel osco, mini roses
jewel osco, mini roses, inch pot: It is always a challenge to grow roses in a house environment as the atmosphere is really far too dry for most plants. The Kordana rose is from Kordes Rose Nursery of Germany and is a good one but to keep it growing in a house, it should be planted in a larger...

Roses: Lady Banks rose care, lady banks, flower buds
lady banks, flower buds, thanks in advance: Your lady Banks is acting very normal. This rose can get out of control very easily. You can prune now but because the weather is still warm the rose will probably continue to go wild. You are right, it is a better idea to wait until it is cooler when the...

Roses: Mold on my rose bushes, grey mold, rose bushes
grey mold, rose bushes, 4 quarts: Can I please get some extra information from you as there are two types of molds and both are not treated the same. The grey mold is the easiest to get rid of. 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 4 quarts of water sprayed daily until there are no more signs will...

Roses: Newbie to Roses, eastern ontario canada, nurseries in canada
eastern ontario canada, nurseries in canada, palatine roses: Roses always look beautiful around any garden structure but a gazebo is perfect for roses. You have one of the best rose nurseries in Canada close by and that is one of the ways to get off to a good start in growing roses. Always buy your roses from a nursery...

Roses: Old Rose, feeder roots, new roses
feeder roots, new roses, spring place: The best time to move any rose is when it is dormant and not growing. In your area, the best time because of your cold winter, is in the spring when the weather warms up. Because this rose is important to you, take some cuttings right now and put them into...

Roses: planting knock out roses under oak trees, knock out roses, drain holes
knock out roses, drain holes, large drain: I think you will find that your roses will struggle against the oak tree the same way the azaleas did. However you could plant them in 18 inch wide pots, make a few large drain holes in the bottom and then they should do okay for you. I am assuming the roses...

Roses: Rose bush in eastern South Dakota, rose bush, wild rose
rose bush, wild rose, buds: Most roses are budded onto what is called an understock. This understock is usually a wild rose. When the top rose dies quite often the under rose starts to grow. It isn t an attractive rose and is best dug up and replaced with a beautiful modern one...

Roses: Rose bush in pot, slow release fertilizer, wild blue yonder
slow release fertilizer, wild blue yonder, rose bush: Do do anything with the rose until the cold weather has made the rose drop all it s leaves. You want the rose to be totally dormant before you put it into the garage. When the rose is bare and the soil in the container is frozen, move the pot into your garage....

Roses: Rose cuttings, rose cuttings, vegetable crisper
rose cuttings, vegetable crisper, plastic food: There are two times to take cuttings. One is in the fall and the other is in the spring. I would go right now and take some cuttings. Take a lot because some will not strike. It is a bit late but you could have success with some of the cuttings. If the house...

Roses: Rose problems, dead canes, rose problems
dead canes, rose problems, spider mites: Thanks for the photo. I see three problems here. One is that you do have spider mites but to make sure, take a white piece of paper and hold it under some leaves. Hi the leaves and you will be able to see the very tiny spiderlike insects. The other problem...

Roses: Rose Trees, double knockout, staten island ny
double knockout, staten island ny, spring time: Because rose trees are made buy using a hardy rose for the long stem and then budding a modern rose on top, the rose on top doesn t get any protection from the winter cold. Even if your Knock Out if just a tall bush that was made into a tree, it still sits...

Roses: Rose tree, slow release fertilizer, spider mites
slow release fertilizer, spider mites, tree roses: Tree roses are beautiful but even they are difficult to keep alive in zones with warmer winters than you have. Keeping a rose in the house will only encourage spider mites and will dry it out and this will cause other problems. A home has a too dry atmosphere...

Roses: rose, soil ph, foliage
soil ph, foliage, bushes: Roses should bloom after a couple of years growing in a garden. Here are some of the reasons a rose doesn t bloom. The rose isn t getting enough sun such as 6 hours Too much fertilizer, especially Nitrogen makes green growth not flowers. Some roses are...

Roses: Is my rose bush dying?, honey fungus, automatic watering system
honey fungus, automatic watering system, south east england: You always keep the new healthy looking canes. The older ones sometimes don t have as many flowers on them as the new ones plus you know the new ones are healthy but you can t tell if he old ones have a problem. Just make sure you leaves three to 5 good looking...

Roses: rose bush shoots, bush roses, rose plants
bush roses, rose plants, rose bush: Roses are grafted onto an understock which can be a species rose or wild rose. These wild roses are very invasive. The problem is that they can make a new bush from only an inch of root. A herbicide such as Roundup, is about the only thing that will kill the...

Roses: rose maintenance, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, yellow leaves: Roses drop their leaves for a couple of reasons. One is that they are not getting enough water and the other is because they are shutting down for the winter. If you have had any extra warm weather this summer, then it is not unusual for roses to shut down...

Roses: roses, rose bush, new rose
rose bush, new rose, new leaf: The rose you got was cut from a rose bush. When you take a cutting from a rose bush you can grow another rose bush from it. The flower is jut a cutting from a bush. Keep the rose in the water and cut a little off the end of the stem when you change the water...

Roses: roses dying, filtered water, water filter
filtered water, water filter, roses: Filtered water is often recommended for roses so I don t think it was the cause. I think the roses were not fresh when they were bought. All florist roses are kept in a cooler and although they may look fresh, if they have been in the cooler too long, then...

Roses: Winterizing Potted Miniature Roses, mini roses, dry atmosphere
mini roses, dry atmosphere, garden roses: They can t be left sitting on the balcony over the winter but you could try this, it may work. Buy some bubble wrap at a stationary store or the post office if they sell it. Wait until the mini roses are totally dormant such as they have dropped all their...

Roses: white carpet roses, release spores, plant roses
release spores, plant roses, clay mixture: This summer was not a good summer for anyone to plant roses or for that matter anything. It got too hot for too long. Sclerotinia sclerotio remains in the soil during the winter and germinates in the spring through one of two methods. It may form small mushrooms...

Roses: young roses & winter, hybrid teas, mason jar
hybrid teas, mason jar, greenhouse effect: Rose go through and survive a winter by drawing down the sap in their canes so that the canes then become tough and hard and the cold will not freeze any liquid in them. If you place a jar over the roses you will be creating a greenhouse effect and the canes...

Roses: HELP! Topiary rose bush whacked!, rugosa, rose tree
rugosa, rose tree, rose bushes: Alas it may be too late for the rose tree to be saved. Trees are made by growing a rugosa rose to about3 feet and then budding a modern rose on the top. The rose on the top needs the rugosa rose to supply it s water and food. If you now let the stem that is...

Roses: Jennifer Rose / Grandmere Jenny, grandmere, google
grandmere, google, floribunda: I can only answer questions that are posted to me directly. I have no way of posting links or any other information on the site. Grandmere Jenny is a well known rose and can be bought in rose nurseries all over the world. There is also a beautiful mauve ...

Roses: joseph's coat, coat roses, feeder roots
coat roses, feeder roots, whisky barrels: Rose roots don t like to be hot as this will cause the tiny feeder roots to die. So you will need a container that is at least 18 inches deep but more if you have the room. Many gardeners use what is called half a barrel for climbers as in North America you...

Roses: Knockout roses, knockout roses, knockout rose bushes
knockout roses, knockout rose bushes, pruning roses: Pruning roses depends a lot on where you live. If you have a severe winter, then it is best to prune the roses in the spring around the middle of March. But if your winter is warmer, then you can prune in the late fall or the early spring. To make a puny rose...

Roses: Lady Banks Rose, yellow weather, lady banks
yellow weather, lady banks, different climates: As I don t know here you garden, I can on answer giving the main causes for rose leaves turning yellow. Weather conditions do play a large part on rose growing and how they respond to the different climates. The leaves turn yellow for mainly two reasons. The...

Roses: looking for the name of a rose, pink petals, jackson and perkins
pink petals, jackson and perkins, jackson perkins: Unless the rose is very unique in colouring, it is impossible to identify it as Jackson and Perkins will have introduced hundreds of new roses since the 1980 or 90s. The problem is that many of them will look identical to yours, both in colour and scent...

Roses: Moving my Rose Bushes, feeder roots, rose bushes
feeder roots, rose bushes, vigour: The ideal time to move any plant, especially roses, is when they are dormant such as late fall or early spring. That way you are not interferring with their growing. So February is a good time to move them. If your roses are large and old and are not of any...

Roses: Red Pierre, large plastic tubs, drainage holes
large plastic tubs, drainage holes, flower buds: From your description, there is a problem with the roots. if the drainage holes are not large enough or even blocked, then the roots will slowly rot away. That usually happens if you have been watering the roses a lot. Roots can produce new growth even when...

Roses: Rose - something is eating the leaves, ivory soap, systemic insecticide
ivory soap, systemic insecticide, dish soap: From your description I am sure you have stem borers. There are three different kinds one you can identify by the twisting trails around the canes but all usually attack the new, soft rose canes . The fly bores down into the rose canes and lays the eggs ....

Roses: Rose leaves & rose lice + pruning, spider mites, chemical fertilizers
spider mites, chemical fertilizers, little rose: When roses are growing well and blooming, then the gardener is doing everything right for them. Rose leaves come in all shades of green pus texture and shine. Some have very shiny leaves which is natural for them while others have a dull look to the leaves....

Roses: Roses, epson salts, alfalfa meal
epson salts, alfalfa meal, bone meal: Bonemeal is mainly used for growing healthy roots and is put into the hole before planting a rose. Then the bacteria take about 6 to 8 months to break it down so the rose roots can use it. It all depends what you want the rose bush to do. If this is a period...

Roses: webs on roses, tiny mites, tiny specks
tiny mites, tiny specks, tiny insects: There is a tiny little insect called a spidermite which lives under the leaves of roses and sucks the sap out of the leaves. The leaves then look dry and speckled. I have enclosed a photo of spidermites on a rose bush and what they look like look. These tiny...

Roses: care of knock-out roese, knock out roses, mini greenhouse
knock out roses, mini greenhouse, rose bush: If you cover a rose bush too early in the fall, then you are making a mini greenhouse which will encourage the roots to make new growth. This new growth will get frozen when winter really gets cold. The ideal time to protect a rose bush is when it is completely...

Roses: knock out roses in winter, pruning shears, hedge trimmers
pruning shears, hedge trimmers, rose bush: As I don t know where you garden, the time to cut back your roses will depend on how nasty a winter you get. I would cut your roses back when they drop all their leaves off as pruning a rose sometimes activate it into making new growth and you want the rose...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, shawano county
knockout roses, shawano county, bark type: Compost is the best type of mulch as it keeps the roots cool and also gives out a small amount of fertilizer but compost is a luxury and many people don t have the time or effort to make it. You can use a tree bark type of mulch which is ground up into very...

Roses: A large fur ball on wild roses this year, nasty insects, insects in the garden
nasty insects, insects in the garden, fur ball: The fur ball is called Robins Pincushion and is caused by a mother wasp laying her eggs on an area of the rose bush. Here is a picture of a pin cushion. The wasps are the good guys of the garden but if you don t like the look of the ball, just cut it off...

Roses: PLANTING CLIMBING ROSES, planting climbing roses, feeder roots
planting climbing roses, feeder roots, bud union: Because a climbing rose is going to be a larger plant than a bush rose, it will need a bigger hole. If you dig a 2 foot wide by 2 foot deep, that will last for the rose s lifetime. If the soil is dry, fill the hole up with water to make sure the surrounding...

Roses: pruning rose, fragment memories, bouquet of flowers, warm climate
bouquet of flowers, warm climate, vigour: Rose bushes are like humans in that they are programmed by DNA to grow to a certain height and a certain way such as thin or wide. In your warm climate, even if you pruned them back hard, they will still try and reach their allotted height. Some roses will...

Roses: ROSES, soil testing, heat of the summer
soil testing, heat of the summer, rose bushes: It could be that particular area of the soil if you purchased the roses from the same store. If you bought them from a different one, they may just be poor roses. The only accurate way to know if your soil has a problem is to get it tested by a soil testing...

Roses: Root question, feeder roots, rose bush
feeder roots, rose bush, new roots: The frail little feeder rots are easily killed by just being out in the air. So I would put the root into some soil and water that is made like a soup just for now. Then buy some potting soil as this soil makes it easy for new roots to push through and it...

Roses: Rose, double knockout roses, knock out roses
double knockout roses, knock out roses, rose bush: There has been a lot of hype about these different Knock Out roses, but alas the rose has not lived up to it s praise. It really isn t iron proof hardy so I would mound up the rose bush to about 8 inches all around the base. You can use soil, compost or any...

Roses: Rose Identification, cincinnati ohio, google
cincinnati ohio, google, rose: I wish I could identify your rose, but there are so many that look exactly like it that it is impossible. I can tell you that it is a modern rose not an old one. Google a rose called Bonica and see if that matches what you have in your garden. Sorry I couldn...

Roses: Rose tree, fish fertilizer, fungus problem
fish fertilizer, fungus problem, allysum: Not that he said, I am not going to poke into pots to test this theory . How to grow roses and the solutions to their problems, has changed radically since roses were grown by our grandmothers because they are now a commercial product. Millions of roses...

Roses: Roses, feeder roots, flower buds
feeder roots, flower buds, leaps and bounds: Many times a rose will not bloom because you are being too kind to it. Roses bloom to reproduce themselves and if they are making growth then it sometimes takes away from making flowers. You should be getting more then a few flowers after two years as the...

Roses: Roses, safe way, three feet
safe way, three feet, roots: You can t divide a rose that has been grafted because it is growing from roots that have a small neck. If you cut the climber down the middle the chances of killing it are very good. If it has been in the ground for a long time, it may have made it s own roots...

Roses: rose identification, red petals, new roses
red petals, new roses, flower head: Every year there are many new roses introduced and many look alike. To correctly identify a rose you would have to take a photo of it and then see if any of the garden centers are selling it. Even if you get in touch with the manager of the shopping center,...

Roses: Sawfly
Depending where you garden, there can be different types of sawflies. The adult lays it s eggs on the underside of the rose leaves and when the caterpillars hatch, they eat only the undersides of the leaves which gives them that lacy look. The feed mainly...

Roses: Winterize rose cuttings, dahlia bulbs, mini roses
dahlia bulbs, mini roses, answer zone: Keep your rose cuttings somewhere sunny and cold so they will go dormant and drop their leaves. Then put them in the basement. Give them enough water to make the soil damp but not really wet as that will cause a fungal problem and the cuttings will die. It...

Roses: wild roses, wild flower seeds, old garden roses
wild flower seeds, old garden roses, garry oak meadow: The seeds should have a dormant period so I would put them in the fridge for a month and then you could start them under lights. There will not be strong enough sunlight to activate them into sturdy growth at this time of the year in the winter. The other...

Roses: Approximate of 40 yr. old rose bush, shrub nurseries, fuller bush
shrub nurseries, fuller bush, gallon pot: Nurseries that specialize in just roses, charge anywhere from $16 to $20 for a rose in a one gallon pot that has been grafted. A rose nursery that will grow you a certain rose can charge up to $45. However your situation is different and so you should be able...

Roses: Apricot Princess Roses, rose time, rose bush
rose time, rose bush, cold snap: Even though this rose is rated as very hardy, it would be a wisdom to protect it extra well because it was just planted. Just planted roses really don t have time to grow good deep roots. This fall I would mound the bush up with 8 inches of either compost,...

Roses: Climbing Rose Pruning, rose pruning, cold snap
rose pruning, cold snap, dieback: If you get a very cold winter don t prune them back too hard. That way if you get a nasty cold snap, there will be some cane s left for any dieback. However if your winter just gets a little snow, then go ahead and cut them back to where you want them. Just...

Roses: Lady Banks Rose, lady banks, thick mess
lady banks, thick mess, screw eye: Generally Lady Banks makes one strong trunk from which many thin, thornless and pliable canes grow from. The trunk can get very impressive over time and look like a tree. The trunk also sheds bark in thin strips, this is normal. It flowers on what is called...

Roses: Roses, hybrid tea roses, old garden roses
hybrid tea roses, old garden roses, hybrid teas: Roses will survive a cold winter, but you have to define the classification of the roses. Modern shrubs should do okay if you don t get a nasty cold spell and the old garden roses will also do okay even with a cold snap. However when it comes to hybrid teas...

Roses: roses, food recipes, hundreds of years
food recipes, hundreds of years, gardeners: No part of the rose is poisonous to humans or animals. Roses have been used as a medicine for hundreds of years. Even to-day, many gardeners boil the seed cases or hips, to make a syrup that is high in vitamin C. you can even use roses in some food recipes...

Roses: roses that change color as the day gets warmer, rose bush, weather changes
rose bush, weather changes, roses: Some roses are bred to change colour with the weather and other roses will do it because the chemicals in them are effected by weather. Your rose may just be one that simply goes a different colour when the weather changes. It is impossible to name a rose...

Roses: roses and evergreens, lime sulphur, babies clothes
lime sulphur, babies clothes, waxy material: The cotton balls are an insect called scale, that protects itself from predictors by secreting a with a white waxy material. Here is some more information for you. I would agree with what they say to get rid of them. If you can t get any horticultural oil,...

Roses: roses for hedging, pink buds, armide
pink buds, armide, white flowers: Rosa nitida Kebu has the most vicious and nastiest thorns on the canes. I will try and post a photo for you. It will certainly keep out and deter anything that lives. Personally I would not want to look after it. All you would get for your efforts would be...

Roses: abnormal rose flower, proliferation
proliferation: What you describe is called proliferation of a rose bud. It is not unusual but can be a rare occurrence in private gardens. The reason for it is not fully understood by the rose world. Rose breeders have suggested that the cause could be a hormonal imbalance...

Roses: too much B1, Vitamin B1
Vitamin B1: Many claims have been made regarding the properties of vitamin B1 when used on transplanting different plants. However there has been no definite proof that Vitamin B1 helps rose roots in any way. Many studies have been done but they have all failed to prove...

Roses: Black, knock out roses, double knock out roses
knock out roses, double knock out roses, organic gardener: The bugs have eaten their fill and are long gone so I wouldn t worry about it now. However next spring the same insect may return, so check your roses when they start to bloom. If you see anything then just spray the roses with any rose insecticide. Safers...

Roses: deer-damaged roses, slow release fertilizer, fish fertilizer
slow release fertilizer, fish fertilizer, deer population: Roses have their own particular vigour and some have a strong type of growth while others are almost weak. If a rose has good vigour it can withstand a deer constantly eating it down but most roses just have average vigour and become weaker. There have been...

Roses: lacey rose leaves, lacey rose, rose bushes
lacey rose, rose bushes, rose bush: There is a small caterpillar that looks a lot like a tiny black slug, called a sawfly. These insects suck out the juices from the undersides of the rose leaves. This means the top of the leaf stays green for a little white but because it hasn t any liquid...

Roses: planting knock out roses between two newly poured sidewalks, cement
cement: Sounds like an attractive feature. Cement, especially at the foundation areas of a house, does cause problems by changing the PH of the soil. New cement definitely causes problems. The soil surrounding a cement structure is likely to become more alkaline over...

Roses: pruning rose bushes, pruning rose bushes, foot snow
pruning rose bushes, foot snow, dormant state: Snow is like an insulator for roses and can actually save them over the winter. Because they are now dormant ,you can go ahead and prune them down. They usually tell you not to prune a rose in the late fall because it will activate new growth. However your...

Roses: Roses, nurishment, hybrid tea
nurishment, hybrid tea, offshoots: In your country, as well as most others, standard roses are usually made by allowing a rugosa ( some may use a different species) to grow to the required height. The nursery then takes off all side shoots as they appear and this gives the standard a smooth...

Roses: roses, root base, canes
root base, canes, graft: Grafted roses have rotos and at the top of the roots there is a lump where the rose was grafted. Then you get the modern rose s canes coming from above the bump. If possible dig down along one side and see if you can tell if the new growth is coming definitely...

Roses: roses, knock out roses, roses bloom
knock out roses, roses bloom, insecticide sprays: Please excuse the late reply Christmas seems to cause confusion. It is difficult not seeing a rose in person when the problem doesn t seem to have any disease or other obvious signs. When a rose drops it s leaves is it usually because the roots can t support...

Roses: type of rose, hybrid tea, red roses
hybrid tea, red roses, star names: Not much luck at this end. I have many rose data bases to go into but this is all I came up with. Your roses are all from American breeders and introduced between 1955 and 1960. LULLY...1830 small double red China rose. LUKOR...1973 rose red hybrid tea ...

Roses: Cecile Brunner How to Slip?, rose cuttings
rose cuttings: Because this is a very important rose, take at least 12 cuttings as some may not take. China roses usually strike easily but it is always best to be on the safe side with an important rose to make sure, as you may not have the chance to go back and get more...

Roses: cecil brunner rose, slow release fertilizer, garden roses
slow release fertilizer, garden roses, partial sun: Cecile Brunner is one of the best roses for a container but does better when planted in the garden. Roses hate to have warm roots and a container gives them that so they can sulk until planted in the cool soil. Just make sure you plant it where the rose will...

Roses: disease, old garden roses, cane borers
old garden roses, cane borers, hybrid teas: Your roses have cane borers in them. They eat the inside of canes and this stops the water and nutrients from getting to the tips of the canes so that is why your buds are dying. You rarely see the actual insect - you just find the result of the insect putting...

Roses: falling leaves, fertelizer, falling leaves
fertelizer, falling leaves, red carpet: In your area the winter shouldn t be cold enough to kill Red Carpet roses. However if you have fertilized late in the fall, that would encourage them to go and the winter would freeze h new growth. Never fertilize past the end of September in your area and...

Roses: hedge roses, type of roses, hybrid musks
type of roses, hybrid musks, sunlight: Most roses require the minimum of 5 hours of full sun to do well. Lack of sun can cause fungal problems such as Black Spot. It also depends on what type of roses you are using for a hedge. Some, such as the Rugosas, Hybrid Musks, don t need a lot of sun for...

Roses: Knockout Rose in a planter, knock out roses, knockout roses
knock out roses, knockout roses, winter thanks: Your winters are fine for Knock Out roses as they are hardy and will survive winters much colder than yours. The main problem with growing a rose in a container, is that the roots are above the ground. The soil around the roots in a garden setting protect...

Roses: knockout roses, knockout roses, knock out roses
knockout roses, knock out roses, cold weather: In your area you should be over any really nasty cold weather and starting to warn up. So go ahead and cut your Knock Out roses right back to about 4 or 5 inches, lower to get rid of any brown on the canes. Keep in mind that roses can spring back and bloom...

Roses: kordana roses, toronto ontario canada, frosty nights
toronto ontario canada, frosty nights, cold window: The little Kordana roses are from the big nursery called Kordes in Germany. These little roses are mini modern shrubs and do very well in the garden. However outside, the colour of the flowers and the size of them may be different as they had been grown in...

Roses: looks like a coccoon, double knockout roses, coccoon
double knockout roses, coccoon, cocoon: Sorry your photo didn t come through. If your rose only has one cocoon on a cane, then I would simply take it off and not worry. It would be wise to carefully check and see if there is any evidence of insects burrowing into the insides of the rose canes. The...

Roses: names, auckland new zealand, mcgredy
auckland new zealand, mcgredy, rose nursery: I have gone all through my rose data bases and there is only one rose named Courtney . It was a hybrid tea bred by McGredy in 1922 so I very much doubt that they have it still in commerce. As he now has a rose nursery in Auckland, New Zealand called McGredy...

Roses: Pruning Roses, bush roses, feeder roots
bush roses, feeder roots, hardy shrubs: Roses are really very hardy shrubs and can be planted even if there is a frost or cold weather. However when they have been grown in the house, it is the same as if they were in a greenhouse. This makes them very tender and as you have mentioned, you will...

Roses: When to plant container rose outside?, soil mulch, zone 7a
soil mulch, zone 7a, plant container: I would keep the container rose outside in a sheltered area say close to the house. Then pile soil, mulch or anything right up to the edge of the container. This will slow the growth down as you can t stop a rose from growing when it has been activated into...

Roses: Rose Disease, hybrid tea roses, growing roses
hybrid tea roses, growing roses, madera county: In my rose knowledge there is no rose disease that makes the canes ooze sap from the canes. Rose sap will be more abundant if there was a lot of rain or the roses were watered well before pruning. Then the canes sometimes drip sap. The other is when the saw...

Roses: Roses wintered in a greenhouse, fragrant flower, dormant stage
fragrant flower, dormant stage, rosebush: In all depends where you garden as to when you put a rose outside. Because your rose is used to 60 , the outside temperature must not go very far below that or the plant will be damaged or even die. If possible you will need to perhaps turn the heat off in...

Roses: when to transplant, feeder roots, tap roots
feeder roots, tap roots, pink blooms: The general rule in transplanting any rose, is to move it when it is not actively growing. That is usually in the early spring or the late fall. Because your area starts to warm up in March, best to move it as soon as possible. Cut the rose down to about...

Roses: yellow lady banks rose bushes, lady banks, yellow lady
lady banks, yellow lady, bucket of water: Lady Banks blooms on second and third year wood, and I suspect your bushes need some help them produce better blooms and healthy new wood. if the flowers were faded looking and they didn t last as long as they should, then the problem is either lack of enough...

Roses: Black Baccara, downey mildew, leaf growth
downey mildew, leaf growth, baking soda: If your roses are getting what looks like a white dust on the leaves, then your weather conditions are perfect for a fungal disease called Downey Mildew. Any rose fungicide, for mildew diseases, will solve the problem. However you can try spraying them daily...

Roses: Climbing roses for Oklahoma, chain link fence, abraham darby
chain link fence, abraham darby, climbing roses: Not all roses like full, hot sun but there are some they won t grow well unless they have those conditions. Here are a few climbers that don t mind your weather. Sombreuil, Don Juan, Westerland and if you want a not too tall climber, then Austin s Abraham...

Roses: color changing roses, yellow blooms, pink blooms
yellow blooms, pink blooms, rose bush: Roses have blood lines just like humans and in their background are different colours roses. Sometimes one of those roses in their background breaks through and it is called sporting. Your rose has sported to a different rose. It is unusual but not rare. It...

Roses: Were do I cut roses to plant my own, safe side, propagation
safe side, propagation, roses: You can propagate roses from cuttings but like all plants, some will be easy and others will not. If they strike and grow well, they will be about 12 inches in a years time. Then you can put them into a larger pot and let them sit in it for another year. By...

Roses: double knock-out roses, double knock out roses, weird weather
double knock out roses, weird weather, cane tips: Double Knocks Outs are really hardy and if they were in an unheated area of the garden centre where you bought them, they should be fine to plant them out now. If you are having normal weather and the temperatures are above freezing, plant them and then mound...

Roses: Fairy roses/polyanthus pruning, electric hedge trimmers, type of roses
electric hedge trimmers, type of roses, flowers fairy: What you did was correct and will make the roses look tidier. Pruning back the long canes tends to make the other smaller canes push out sideways but that guarantee you will get more flowers. Fairy roses are not naturally tidy looking bushes so you are fighting...

Roses: Growing roses, hybrid musks
hybrid musks: Rugosas will grow well without lot of sun but there is another group which would be worth trying and those are the Hybrid Musks. They don t have the shape of hybrid teas but have many double and very attractive coloured flowers. They are also quite hardy....

Roses: KNOCKOUT ROSE BUSHES, replant roses
replant roses: The ideal time to move any plant, especially roses, is when they are dormant such as late fall or early spring before they leaf out. That way you are will lessen the shock and not interfere too badly with their growing. First, if possible, have the new holes...

Roses: knock out roses, knock out roses, knock outs
knock out roses, knock outs, chattanooga: It won t hurt the roses at all if you prune them back now even though they are starting to leaf out. Your weather is fine for pruning.I know the rose books tell you you MUST prune at a certain time, but that isn t etched in stone. Knock Outs can get large...

Roses: knock out roses, knockout roses, kind of virus
knockout roses, kind of virus, reddish colour: There is a disease called Rose Rosette. You first notice it because some of the new growth is a reddish colour instead of green. The leaves are also distorted and smaller than normal. Also the canes are very thorny with many crowded, but soft type thorns....

Roses: knock out roses, tomato fertilizer, plant bloom
tomato fertilizer, plant bloom, rose bloom: Even though to roses are the same cultivar, one may be more vigorous than the other. A fertilizer which has nitrogen in it, always encourages new growth but not flowers. Sometimes the fertilizer is the problem so not fertilizing the rose for a few months often...

Roses: knock out roses, pruning roses, hybrid teas
pruning roses, hybrid teas, shrub roses: Shrub roses don t have to be pruned like a hybrid tea and all those instruction about pruning roses are usually for the hybrid teas. Many gardeners, like me, use an electric hedge trimmer on their shrubs roses such as Knock Outs, with no problems. However...

Roses: Lady Banks Roses, fish fertilizer, lady banks
fish fertilizer, lady banks, cement foundation: From your description, the roots of the roses are complaining about the soil they are planted in. Planting close to a house can have a couple of problems. One they don t get enough water because the soil is always drier near the walls and two, if the hues...

Roses: Mini standards, perth western australia, drainage holes
perth western australia, drainage holes, hot weather: Some roses you can get away with less sunshine on them but most require at least 5 hours of full sunshine directly on them. The grey powdery substance is caused by a fungal infection called Botrytis and this is caused when they can t dry out due to of lack...

Roses: oily leaves on roses, insect spray, rose bush
insect spray, rose bush, organic solutions: There are organic solutions that gardeners use on roses that get bugs, but they never seem to really solve the problem permanently. I would suggest that you buy Orthos Rose Pride Insect spray. Make sure you spray under the leaves and also all around the base...

Roses: Planting knock out roses, double knockout roses, knock out roses
double knockout roses, knock out roses, atlanta georgia area: Double Knock Out roses are considered hardy plants so they won t be bothered by a cold snap such as frost. In your area, you should be over any weather that would be cold enough to harm the roses. It usually takes three to four days of below zero temperatures...

Roses: Prevention of fungus diseaseson double Knockout roses, black spot
black spot: Because Black spot is caused by fungal spores, it is impossible to prevent it as the spores float around in the air. When conditions are right for this disease, the spores are knocked to the ground by either wind or rain. If they land on a rose leaf they then...

Roses: Propagating Roses by cuttings, cuttings
cuttings: You can propagate roses from cuttings but like all plants, some will be easy and others will not. If they strike and grow well, they will be about 12 inches in a years time. Then you can put them into a larger pot and let them sit in it for another year. By...

Roses: Pruning Rugosas, organic fertilizer, frosts
organic fertilizer, frosts, rapid growth: Rugosas cane be pruned right now as frosts will not harm most roses especially the tough Rugosas. Rugosas will sometimes resent their old wood being pruned and the cane will die back. If you don t want a lot of rapid growth with tall canes, only fertilize...

Roses: powdery mildew, powdery mildew, white fungus
powdery mildew, white fungus, austin roses: Sir Lancelot is not a David Austin rose but a shrub rose from Harkness in England. The Austin roses are very hardy but I am not sure of Sir Lancelot as he is a fairly new rose. Roses can come back from on an inch of cane left so before you give up I would...

Roses: pruning climbing roses, pruning climbing roses, knock out rose
pruning climbing roses, knock out rose, light snowfall: Don t be concerned if you didn t prune the climber in February. Rose books always scare you into the so called right time to prune a rose. With all this weird weather we are having, there are no rules for pruning roses. Paul s Scarlet is a hardy rose so you...

Roses: Roses, roses bushes, vegas nv
roses bushes, vegas nv, leaves: Roses leaves turn yellow for two main reasons. One, because they are not getting enough water and two, because they are getting too much. In your area just water your roses every 5 days but really soak them well. Then let them dry out as this won t hurt them....

Roses: replanting roses, replanting roses, feeder roots
replanting roses, feeder roots, new roots: The best time to replant a rose is when it is not growing as it will be dormant and not know it was moved. However your roses are not going to do well because of the situation you described. I would then move them now. Water them well the night before, have...

Roses: rose fertilization, dormancy, manure
dormancy, manure, fertilizer: Roses really love any fertilizer that is a slow release type and manure is a good one. Manure has a small amount of nitrogen in it so when you use your main fertilizer, so the roses won t need it until after the first bloom is over. The manure will be feeding...

Roses: transplanting, nighttime lows, leaf buds
nighttime lows, leaf buds, mini greenhouse: You have done everything right. Mounded the soil is the best thing to do to protect your roses. Roses won t mind a short time of very cold weather. What they don t like, and will get damaged by, is three days of solid very cold weather. Don t cover them as...

Roses: uncovering rose bushes, fish fertilizer, hybrid teas
fish fertilizer, hybrid teas, rose bushes: You can put fertilizer on any time after you uncover them but fertilizer usually doesn t work until the outside temperature is around 70 Most rose fertilizers are fine for all roses. If you are an organic gardener, then fish fertilizer is the roses favourite....

Roses: watering knock out roses, knock out roses, flagstone patio
knock out roses, flagstone patio, sprinkler system: I wish rose books wouldn t frighten rose gardeners, but they do and not getting water on roses is one of their threats. As every gardener knows, roses, plus all plants, just love rain and always look and grow much better after a downpour. The ideal time to...

Roses: wild roses, fish fertilizer, electric hedge trimmer
fish fertilizer, electric hedge trimmer, chicken manure: If you have wild roses growing on your property then whatever soil they are in will be what they want. Beware, that if you treat them like a modern rose and give them water and fertilizer, they will probably take over your garden!! Just dig an 18 inch trench...

Roses: black spot, black spot
black spot: You can only keep black spot disease under control, not cure it. Here is the reason. The black spot fungal spores float around in the air and when there is wind or rain, they are knocked to the ground. If they land on a rose leaf then they start their life...

Roses: Cedar Chips...., cedar mulch
cedar mulch: There is a lot of bad publicity about cedar on op of any plant. The reason being that they say it draws out the nitrogen from the soil as well as laving a little cedar oil in the soil which is supposed to cause a chemical re-action. It also breaks down very...

Roses: Color of Roses, color of roses, red roses
color of roses, red roses, different colors: Most roses are budded onto very vigorous rose called an under stock to make it grow stronger .Your roses have died and the under stock, called Dr. Huey, a red climber, has taken over. What usually happens is that the top rose dies in the winter or just because...

Roses: Double Knock Out blooms/stems dying, double knockout roses, cow manure
double knockout roses, cow manure, new roses: Because your roses were in such a large pot, they should have taken off right away with no problems. When a rose is in a good sized pot it always saves it from going under stress from transplanting. If the cow manure was not totally aged, it could have burnt...

Roses: Drooping roses, rose bush, drooping roses
rose bush, drooping roses, lack of water: As I can t see the rose bush, I will give you the different ways a bloom can be effected.There are a few reasons that rose buds will droop. If the canes have become thin and long, then the rose will be too heavy and will bend over. Lack of water when the rose...

Roses: dark spots on new rose bush, fungal spores, 2 quarts
fungal spores, 2 quarts, insectide: Many roses get a fungal diseases when the weather conditions are right for it. Your particular problem is called downy mildew. You can try to spray it daily with a mixture of 1 tablespoon of baking soda in 2 quarts of water and see if that cleans the leaves...

Roses: can an existing yellow banks rose be trained on an arbor, yellow banks, lady banks
yellow banks, lady banks, inch cuttings: The best time to move any rose is when it is dormant and that is when there are no leaves on the bush. Cut Lady Banks back to 6 feet tall, have the new rose hole dug and ready and then try to get as much of the roots as you can. The ones near the top are the...

Roses: gene boener rosees, hybrid teas, rose bushes
hybrid teas, rose bushes, how to cut roses: When you read about how to cut roses to bring indoors, they are usually talking about the hybrid teas as these roses grow their blooms on long canes. The idea of cutting back to five leaflets has been dismissed as not necessary. You cut the flower off and...

Roses: Josephs Coat Rose, hurricand, wet climate
hurricand, wet climate, warm climate: Joseph s Coat is a beautiful rose but it must be in a warm climate to do well and look it s best. This rose will sulk and get rose diseases when grown in a cold winter or a wet climate and that is why it is not a popular one. However, when grown in a warm...

Roses: Knock Out Roses, new leaves, leaflets
new leaves, leaflets, third time: Very interesting. This is the third time I have had a question about Knock Out s leaves turning white. Would you please get back to me if the new leaves that you cut off , also come back white. If they do then I will get an answer from an expect on the subject...

Roses: Knock out roses, black fungus, poor specimen
black fungus, poor specimen, disease resistance: I will have to just take a guess as I don t know where you garden and what happens in a winter is often the clue to why a rose died. If the roses were growing for a couple of years then it should be growing well this spring lie the other one is. When a rose...

Roses: Knockout rose tree, finger lakes region, temperature swing
finger lakes region, temperature swing, brown areas: Usually you bring a rose in from the outside when it has dropped all it s leaves and has gone dormant. Then you place it in an unheated area. However if you bring it in before it has gone dormant then it starts to grow then stops, starts again and finally...

Roses: knockout roses, slow release fertilizer, knock out roses
slow release fertilizer, knock out roses, knockout roses: Yes, the Knock Out roses do well in pots. Ideally the pot should be 18 inches deep so the roots can grow down. Just sprinkle 1 tablespoon of slow release fertilizer called Osmocote 14-14-14, then place any type of mulch on the top of the pot to keep the roots...

Roses: lady banks rose, peat moss, fish fertilizer
peat moss, fish fertilizer, lady banks: Your rose is dying because it needs more water. When you say you planted it above the ball did you mean the top of the ball is above the soil? If you did then that will be the problem. Dig the rose out, deepen the hole, fill the hole up with water to make...

Roses: Maximizing Rose growth and when to un-winterize, fish fertilizer, 2 quarts
fish fertilizer, 2 quarts, liquid fish: Gardeners all over the world are coping with strange spring weather. The problem with uncovering your roses so soon, is that if you get a cold snap it will kill the new growth. If you have covered the roses with soil or ay the type of mulch, then I would just...

Roses: miniature roses, miniature roses, cool night
miniature roses, cool night, early spring: Roses hate to be moved at any time and will resent it by wilting or even dying. The best time is always when they are not growing such as early spring or late fall. However, if you got the roses in pots and the soil is still in the shape of the pot around...

Roses: moving from N.C. to Cape Cod, feeder roots, rose plants
feeder roots, rose plants, rose bush: Roses dislike being moved so the best time to transplant a rose is when it is dormant or not growing. That is usually in the late fall or early spring. If you move a rose when it is in growth there is a good chance it will die as you have destroyed the frail...

Roses: Nicole Rose, four roses, sister nicole
four roses, sister nicole, rose nursery: There are four roses that go by the name Nicole. Can you please describe the colour of the rose so I can tell you where to get the correct one. If I could have the State you live in, it would also make it easier for me to give you the name of a rose nursery...

Roses: Nicole Rose, screw top, seed mixture
screw top, seed mixture, petal edges: All the Nicole roses that are available to-day are cream with a strawberry red colour on the petal edges. What you are describing is a florist rose. Keep in mind that a florist roses are pampered in a greenhouse and most times won t survive in a garden. ...

Roses: Non-blooming Carpet Roses, slow release fertilizer, water soluble fertilizer
slow release fertilizer, water soluble fertilizer, flower carpet: This is only my personal opinion on the Carpet roses. Many times there is a lot of advertising hype about a certain rose ( Knock Out is another example) and many times the rose does not live up to it. Again in my opinion, the first carpet rose, Pink Flower...

Roses: old climbing rose suddenly died, sudden death
sudden death: Most rose books concentrate on the well known rose diseases but because the rose is a member of the apples cherries, plums etc family ands, in rare cases, is subject to the same diseases. If a rose is growing normally and then suddenly fails, it is usually...

Roses: Pink White and Green Leaves, knock out roses, mosaic virus
knock out roses, mosaic virus, double knock out roses: Mosaiac virus does show up in other ways than a splattered yellow colouring, but never in my knowledge, in a different colour. As I can t see the plants, I am assuming that the coloration is in the leaves. If it is, then it is coming from the sap in the plant...

Roses: Queen Elizabeth Rose-one blows the othe won't, partial sun, queen elizabeth
partial sun, queen elizabeth, blooms: Queen Elizabeth is a very vigorous rose and puts all it s energy into making growth the first couple of years so none is left over for blooms. Also Queen E dislikes to be pruned hard and is better left with no pruning at all except for cutting off the dead...

Roses: Rose Bush replanting question, organic mulch, rose bush
organic mulch, rose bush, organic soil: Replant all your roses near the maples as the tree have taken the nutrients form the roses and almost killed them. The photo shows a rose that is slowly dying. Dig them up and cut all the canes right back to 3 inches, plus cut any of the brown dead canes right...

Roses: Roses, sun loving plants, climbing roses
sun loving plants, climbing roses, dublin bay: No rose will grow and bloom in full shade as they are sun loving plants. Try and plant the roses where they will get at least 6 hours of full sun and they should grow and bloom well for you. In your area these climbing roses should do well for you. All Ablaze......deep...

Roses: Roses, cane borers, bud union
cane borers, bud union, rose petals: The pink spots on your rose petals are caused by tiny droplets of water. This happens when you water or it rains. JFK is prone to this as well as many other white roses. One thing you can do (as you can t control the rain), is to water around the base of...

Roses: rose beginner, disease free
disease free: There are some roses that have become stars because they are easy to grow and will cause no problems for a beginner. However the secret to growing healthy roses is to buy them from a nursery that specialize in only roses. That way you get a nice big healthy...

Roses: No rose buds, blue violet, good soil
blue violet, good soil, hydrangeas: What you have described is not unusual for a climber. Climbers are very vigorous and will make a lot of growth the first five years, then they settle down and make flowers. because they are using up most of their energy growing, there is little left over...

Roses: Stake rose bush?, feeder roots, soft rope
feeder roots, soft rope, thick gloves: Roses have two types of roots, long ones which anchor it and frail, little white ones, called feeder roots, which take up the water and nutrients to the rose bush. The stake won t kill the rose but as you have said has probably made it tilt. Gentle dig down...

Roses: stressed rose bush, 2 quarts, chicagoland area
2 quarts, chicagoland area, new leaves: Your rose has a mildew problem which causes the new growth to curl and look distorted. Try spraying it daily with 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 2 quarts of water. Keep spraying until the leaves look green and are growing well. Roses often get mildew in the...

Roses: Treating yellow leaves: Roses, rose bushes, spider mites
rose bushes, spider mites, yellow leaves: I would need a bit more information to give you a more accurate answer so all I can do is list the reasons that rose leaves go yellow. If the roses were just planted then it could be transplanting stress, especially if fertilizer was put in the planting hole....

Roses: transplanting roses Minneapolis MN, wilt pruf, feeder roots
wilt pruf, feeder roots, transplanting roses: Transplanting a rose always puts the bush under stress because you can t help damaging the tiny feeder roots which take up the water and nutrients to the plant. It will take about a month to six weeks before they grow back. In the meantime you have to water...

Roses: William Baffin transplanting, water water water, william baffin
water water water, william baffin, dark roots: It might be a wisdom to make sure it is a basal cane of William Baffin and not a sucker from the understock. I would dig back right to the base of where the sucker is coming from. Cut it off right where it is joined to the main rose. Cut it back to no less...

Roses: Wilted Roses- Just planted, drip system, potting soil
drip system, potting soil, hybrid tea: Roses have two types of roots, one are the long, thick ones that mainly anchor the plant in the ground and the other are tiny white frail looking little roots that take up the water and nutrients. If these get damaged then the plant will wilt because it can...

Roses: white spots on roses, downey mildew, 2 quarts
downey mildew, 2 quarts, funginex: When spring weather conditions are right, roses will get a fungal disease called downey mildew. The fungus burns the leaf and causes that burnt part to die and then you get a hole in the leaf. You could try 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 2 quarts of water...

Roses: Yellow leaves, soft/wilted roses, outer petals, poor drainage
outer petals, poor drainage, yellow leaves: Roses leaves go yellow at the base of the rose bush for a couple of reasons. The main one is as you said, poor drainage and the roots are sitting in water for too long, and the other is not enough water.Both are easy to find out as you can take a trowel and...

Roses: american beauty, american beautys, rose bush
american beautys, rose bush, hybrid perpetuals: American Beauty is normally a deep carmine pink which when first open looks like a carmine red. Yes, you can make another rose bush by cuttings but Hybrid Perpetuals, that is the classification of American Beauty, can be tricky. Here is a website that will...

Roses: Blind growth, blind shoots
blind shoots: Blind shoots are formed on roses when flower buds do not develop because of abortion of the flower organs. The result is a stem with no flower at the end. The reason that blind shoots develop is not fully understood. Climatological factors, especially those...

Roses: BUDS DROPPING OFF, Rose midges
Rose midges: Your brother has Rose Midges in his roses. They lay the eggs at the base of the rose buds and when the small ones hatch, they feed on the buds and kill them. He needs to use a soil insecticide as rose midges spend most of their time in the centre of the buds...