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02:41PM, 20 Oct 2009
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02:41PM, 20 Oct 2009
marilyn
am I able to grow roses and gerberas in the same bed. how far apart should I do this

I have a long narrow bed about 1 metre wide. I would love to grow some roses but have a lot ;of gerberas. I would like to grow the roses in the middle ;of the bed and then put the gerberas along the sides. would this be okay?

Submitted: 03:23PM, 02 May 2015
Answer: Under planted roses are an attractive addition to a garden. You can under plant your roses with gerberas as they both prefer a slightly acidic soil. When under planting any plants you have to remember they will be competing for the same resources, so you need to ensure you a providing them with enough water and nutrients. You can ensure an adequate supply of nutrients using Thrive Flower and Fruit Soluble Fertiliser as well a slow release organic fertiliser like Dynamic Lifter. If you find your roses lack vigour and flower poorly then you may need to choose another companion plant
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