Rose Lore

COMMON NAME: rose GENUS: Rosa SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Types of roses: Old-fashioned-includes the older hybrids. Hybrid tea-large blooms. Floribundas-smaller blossoms borne in clusters. Modern shrub-large flowered. Climbers and ramblers-vigorous climbing habit. Miniature-tiny, with semi-double or double flowers. FAMILY:  Rosaceae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: perennial DESCRIPTION:  It is difficult to find any flower more beautiful than roses. … Continue reading Rose Lore

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History Of The Rose

Perhaps there is no other flower that has been loved by people so much or has been as popular as the rose throughout history. In fact, roses have been in existence much before humans, who later grew their beautiful flowers, drew wonderful pictures of the flowers and even commemorated them in their lore and music. … Continue reading History Of The Rose

About Planting Roses

If you acquire a rose bush to grow it in your garden or your container, the foremost thing is to ensure that you don’t allow it to dry out even before you plant it. Make sure that the plant does not dehydrate before you place it in the planting hole and water it properly. When … Continue reading About Planting Roses

About Starting Roses From Seeds

The oldest method of propagating roses is from their seeds. This method of propagating roses is very easy and also does not require much equipment. You just require pots/ containers, sowing flats and, if possible, fluorescent or greenhouse lights. However, if you don’t have a greenhouse or access to one, you can also germinate the rose … Continue reading About Starting Roses From Seeds

About Growing Roses

It is essential that you have adequate knowledge in order to grow roses successfully. At the same time, as soon as you decided that you want to grow roses, you need to think about the various details related to growing these plants, including deciding the place where you want to grow these gorgeous flowers. Perhaps, … Continue reading About Growing Roses

About Those Roses

The rose plant is a woody perennial belonging to the genus Rosa, which is a member of the family Rosaceae. As of now, more than 100 species of roses have been discovered, while their cultivars number several thousand. Rose plants are found in different shapes and sizes. They can grow to be an upright shrub, a … Continue reading About Those Roses

The Magic Of Manure For Roses.

The composition of ingested foods is changed as they pass through the digestive tracts of animals. Freshly obtained manure contains elevated proportions of ammonia and, to some extent this is the reason why fresh manure has such a pungent smell. In addition, ammonia contains elevated amounts of nitrogen, which is easily available to the plants when we … Continue reading The Magic Of Manure For Roses.

Roses – Sun, Humidity, And Spacing.

As in the case of any other plant, the conditions in which you grow your roses largely contribute to their success. Nearly all varieties of roses require direct sunlight for no less than six hours daily. In addition, they require a fertile soil having an excellent drainage system and sufficient space for robust growth. Besides, you also … Continue reading Roses – Sun, Humidity, And Spacing.

Watering Roses.

Watering is a vital aspect of growing roses successfully. These plants require sufficient water to grow robustly and achieve their utmost size and health as well as produce large and enduring blooms having vibrant colors and wonderful substance - dense and robust petals. If your area receives balanced and sufficient rainfall, you need not provide the plants … Continue reading Watering Roses.

Roses And Soil.

Soils provide anchorage as well as sustenance to plants. The growth of your roses will largely depend on the soil in which they are grown. Therefore, it is very important for you to ensure that the soil you are using to grow your roses is appropriate for the plants. It is also important for you to … Continue reading Roses And Soil.