Roses—What to do in Summer

The following rose care calendar is from the book Growing Roses Organically by Barbara Wilde. ┬áThese suggestions are for zones 7 and 8. June: ┬áMonitor water needs, especially of plants in bloom, gather roses for drying and culinary use, deadhead repeat bloomers promptly, eliminate new rootstock suckers, prune once-flowering roses immediately after bloom, treat for insects and diseases if necessary, train new shoots on climbers … Continue reading Roses—What to do in Summer