Questions tagged: roses

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S AU
Answer: Spray the foliage regularly with Triforine, Rose Shield or Rose Gun. Water the plants in the morning rather than in the evening. Always water at th...
Category: Roses
Answered: 03:15PM, 20 Oct 2009
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Nhung
Answer: Rose fungicide sprays will only work if the roses are healthy and properly fertilised. If soil pH is too acidic or too alkaline fertilisers may no...
Category: Roses
Answered: 07:19AM, 06 Nov 2009
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Cathy
Answer: If the yellowing isn’t caused by disease it is probably nutrient deficiency, such as nitrogen or iron so I would have to ask what fertilisers...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 08:11AM, 16 Nov 2009
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Dorina
Answer: Hi Dorina, You have done the correct thing by removing all the infected leaves from the bush and also any leaves that may have fallen on the ground...
Category: Roses
Tags: roses, black spot
Answered: 11:08AM, 17 Nov 2009
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Ros
Answer: Hi Ros, sometimes when lots of nitrogenous fertilsier is used, which roses DO need, the leaf cells become soft and a little more vulnerable to fung...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 07:00AM, 23 Nov 2009
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Deanne
Answer: Hi Deanne, I am assuming that you already have the roses growing in your garden. To have them in bloom on a specific day is almost impossible to a...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 11:15AM, 11 Jan 2010
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Franca
Answer: Hi Franca, generally roses do better without any foliage underneath that may increase humidity and encourage black spot or may need lots of waterin...
Category: General
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Answered: 09:49AM, 18 Jan 2010
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tina
Answer: Hi Tina, roses must be in dormant winter state when moved. Prune as you normally would and then take as much of the rootball intact as you can easi...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 01:34PM, 20 Jan 2010
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Codi
Answer: Hi there, The small beetles that you have encountered on your roses don’t actually do any damage. If you feel like you have too many on your ...
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Answered: 10:04AM, 11 Feb 2010
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Margaret
Answer: Margaret, roses are pruned in late winter while they are dormant.
Category: Roses
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Answered: 07:06AM, 17 Feb 2010
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Dallas
Answer: Dallas, while your plants may be getting adequate sun, your plants are chronically under-fed. Use Dynamic lifter for roses every 6-8weeks in sprin...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 11:57AM, 23 Mar 2010
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Lynda
Answer: Hi Lynda,this is typical of roses transplanted during the growing phase. Yes chook manure pellets are best put on the surface, not in the holes, f...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 11:14AM, 08 Apr 2010
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Maureen
Answer: Hi Maureen, sounds like the rose is replacing its laterals as they normally do. pruning of climbing roses, and knowing which laterals to retain ca...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 08:21AM, 19 Apr 2010
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vanessa
Answer: Hi Vanessa, roses have to be dormant before transplanting. Start to prepare the soil in the new spot now with manures and composts and transplant a...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 12:50PM, 19 Apr 2010
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Veronica
Answer: Veronica you need to transplant when dormant in late winter, after you have pruned accordingly. feed when new shoots start to show. start preparing...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 12:56PM, 19 Apr 2010
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Julie
Answer: the best time to transplant roses is in winter. This is when the rose is at rest and will be less likely to be stressed if their roots are disturbe...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 09:39AM, 03 May 2010
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Therese
Answer: Dear Therese, There are a few roses we could recommend but the one with the most beautiful perfume, velvety red petals and a hardy rose to grow is ...
Answered: 11:51AM, 19 May 2010
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michael
Answer: Hi There, I find that the best purple rose that you can get is Blue moon,its also avialable as a climber.It is more of a lilac than purple though.I...
Category: Roses
Tags: roses
Answered: 02:03PM, 04 Jun 2010
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Richelle
Answer: Hi Richelle, How long before it rained? If the spray had a few hours to dry before the rain occured it will be ok. if it was washed off within an ...
Category: Roses
Tags: roses
Answered: 07:14AM, 22 Jun 2010
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Ken
Answer: Dear Ken, Roses will grow in coastal areas as long as they are growing in full sun and the soil is free draining and contains plenty of organic mat...
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Answered: 02:10PM, 29 Jun 2010
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Gottfried
Answer: Dear Gottfried, Your standard roses, even though they are young, will benefit from a winter prune. You can prune the branches back by one third. ...
Category: Roses
Answered: 02:21PM, 01 Jul 2010
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diana
Answer: Diana, You can either prune your roses now or wait till the end of this month before pruning. Because we have had frost in Sydney over the past co...
Category: Roses
Answered: 12:24PM, 14 Jul 2010
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Ann
Answer: Hi Ann, no this is not strictly correct except in the case of some climbing roses. Bush roses (hybrid tea, floribunda etc) should be pruned to penc...
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Answered: 11:47AM, 19 Jul 2010
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Annie
Answer: Dear Annie, A climbing rose will need plenty of room to grow, a strong support, a sunny position and a well composted soil that is well drained. To...
Answered: 10:25AM, 23 Jul 2010
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Warwick
Answer: Dear Warwick, There is a red rose called Blackboy, but it is a climbing rose. Were you looking for a hybrid tea rose or a floribunda rose? I have...
Category: Roses
Answered: 03:17PM, 05 Aug 2010
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angie
Answer: Dear Angie, For first 2 – 3 years you will need to train the long canes that the climbing rose produces horizonally along the support. Attach...
Answered: 11:13AM, 06 Aug 2010
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Anne
Answer: Dear Anne, I think you have answered the question yourself. Roses do need a full sun position in which to thrive. If they are being shaded by the...
Answered: 10:48AM, 10 Aug 2010
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Anne
Answer: Dear Anne, Yates do have products that will control soft scale. Rose scale is a hard scale and is cleaned up with Lime Sulfur during the winter mon...
Category: Roses
Tags: roses, Rose Scale
Answered: 04:19PM, 13 Oct 2010
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Marlane
Answer: Dear Marlane, You do seem like you are having some problems with your roses. I certainly wouldn’t give up on them as they are such a beautif...
Category: Roses
Answered: 03:55PM, 14 Oct 2010