A variety of types of roses are planted in the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden. Because it is a hands-on teaching garden, roses are removed and new varieties added back to teach how to plant a rose. The list of roses in the garden change – click here for the table of the roses that are currently in the Rose Study Garden.
By Diane Coleman, NRS Consulting Rosarian
What are Knock Out© Roses?
Knock Out© Rose is a shrub rose bred by American rose grower, William Radler in 1989, and introduced into the United States by Star Roses and Plants in 2000. It was named an All-America Rose Selections winner in 2000 and was one of the bestselling roses of the year. The rose was found to be extremely disease-resistant, drought-tolerant and ever-blooming. The ideal rose for both new and seasoned gardeners.
Some call it shovel pruning, meaning dig it up, throw it away, and replace it with a new rose that has been proven to thrive well in your area. There are many reasons a rose may need to be shovel pruned. Rose Rosette is the worst reason, but often a rose is no longer performing to your satisfaction or it has out grown its assigned space in your garden.
Continue reading “2019 Tenarky District “Roses in Review” Report Available”
by Annie Owen
Rooting cuttings of roses, and other perennials and annuals, is easy to do by following these instructions:
by Gene Meyer, Consulting Rosarian
Deciding what type of gardener you are will decide what type of roses you should grow.
Continue reading “Choosing the Right Rose”