by David Cook, Davidson County Extension Agent with the UT Extension office of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
David Cook’s presentation to the Nashville Rose Society is an excellent resource for the types of insects that attack our roses in Tennessee. He explains how to identify the culprit based on the damage to the plant, and gives organic solutions for dealing with them.
Click here for David’s presentation, “Roses: Back on the Menu”.
by Ron Daniels, Nashville Rose Society
Growing Zone 7
Featured in Roses & You, American Rose Society Member Newsletter
Like all other flowering plants, roses need food in order to grow and bloom successfully. Roses however are heavy feeders. They have greater nutritional needs than many plants. They only get small quantities from existing soil therefore extra fertilizing is essential if you want your roses to perform at their best. For best results, fertilize at the right time, in the right amounts and with the right formulations, which I refer to as “the three R’s”!
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Buy New Roses!
by Jack Wedekind, Master Rosarian
Do you need to buy some great new roses to plant in the spring? Well, there is no better place and time than the Tenarky District Winter Workshop. You can’t buy them cheaper anywhere and you will be helping our district.
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