How to grow roses?

sunshineConditions that suit roses:

Roses enjoy the right combination of temperature, light, soil type and water. Read about how easy it is. .

 

SONY DSCSoil Preparation: 

The planting procedure will determine the future of your roses. Preparation of soil, size of hole and extent of aftercare depend very much on a range of factors: on the existing condition of the ground, the nature of the terrain and the prevailing climatic and weather conditions. Click here for the detail..

 

Soil PrepPlanting Procedure: 

Follow the link for a step-by-step guide.

 

transplanting copyTransplanting Roses:

Mid May to mid August is a good time for transplanting roses. Roses are moved around the garden because of increased shade from nearby trees and shrubs; to give a general face lift to the garden; or when the roses have simply not performed over the past year or years. High rainfall can raise the groundwater level in the garden, and standing water at the root zone (between 30 and 50 cm down) is detrimental to the shrubs, necessitating their transplanting or compacted soil with insufficient aeration that is difficult to fix without uplifting the plants. Read more

 

SONY DSCSoil Sickness:

Soil sickness or replant disease in roses is a real problem. It means that roses that are planted in a position where another rose has grown for many years will not flourish. Find out how to overcome soil sickness.

 

SONY DSCGrowing roses in Containers:

With good care, roses are able to flourish in pots and containers. A distinct advantage of container growing is that pots can be moved to ensure the standard requirement of at least five hours of sunlight daily – especially with the changing seasons. Read how.