A Brief Overview of Rose Care in the Summer months
A Brief Overview of Rose Care for the Spring
by Jack Wedekind, Master Rosarian
Roses in containers must be protected from the winter elements. One benefit of containers is that you have options on where to place them.
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After the end of August, continue watering but stop all fertilization. The plant needs a gradual entrance into dormancy – any new growth might be killed by early frost. This would be an added stress for even a healthy plant going into winter.
One of the most important jobs in the rose garden is to get a soil test, and fall is a great time to do it. Any corrections that need to be made will have all winter to work.