(Gardening Roses, Tips And Advice For
Rose Garden - An Introduction
The position of a queen goes to the rose plants in any of the
gardens. In all states classic or dramatic the blooms of these
roses symbolize admiration, beauty and love in our
Roses are used in all occasions be it romance or death. Young
girls love to wear roses when they go for their first dance.
Roses are given for cheering the sick and for congratulating
those who have been successful in their
The rich and elite crowds grow roses in their magnificent
formal gardens. The roses are also planted in small pots in
houses which are not well to do.
Those who want to have a garden that is attractive and do not
want to take the ruckus of annual or perennial flowers or
herbaceous plants can go in for rose plants. The flowers of a rose plant
are amazing against a back ground of greenery or give a
stunning look when grown before a brick wall or wooden
You will have to assess your garden area when you want to grow
rose bushes. You have to make sure that the soil is well
drained in a location that is sunny. In other words the plant
must get direct sunlight for at least six hours in a
The rose plants are available in various types and colors. Some
of them bloom trough the season while some bloom only once.
Some of them like that of Tea roses have only one flower in its
sturdy stem that is tall while some others like floribundas
have several blooms in its stem.
There are some varieties which are called as heirloom varieties
as they are grown for various generations. The fragrances of
the older ones are very strong but the new hybrid ones have
very less fragrance as their genetic trait gets compromised for
another trait such as their color or hardiness.
There are kinds that are sensitive and delicate and kinds that
are sturdy and strong that they can grow near the beach which
is not very far from the ocean. The best example for that is
the Rosa Ragusa.
You can choose from climbers or tea roses to various other
endless varieties based on your needs.
You can also choose a plant based on the color. But there are
various shades of that color in which the plants are available
that you can very easily get confused on what shade you exactly
These rose plants come with a name like that of Chrysler
Imperial which has a deep large red bloom and is popular type
of Tea rose. There are also kinds that are named after famous
places and people like Queen Elizabeth, John Kennedy and
Chicago Peace Rose.
If you belong to the novice gardener category then you can go
through the garden catalogue which will help you in selecting a
specimen that can be easily grown and is
shopping for roses from garden centers you must go
through the tag properly and follow all the directions
printed in it very carefully. You may sometimes feel that
the instructions given are very silly but it is advised
that you follow all the steps that are mentioned for
feeding, planting, pruning and watering.
Those that are newly planted require more water than the ones
that are already established. Watering must be done very deeply
for the roots to develop. It is always better to water the
plants during the day as watering them in the evening can get
them affected by fungal problems, diseases and insect
infestation. While watering make sure you water the area of
soil that is below and try to avoid wetting up the
The recommendations given for pruning and feeding must be
strictly followed. Cutting or pruning of roses must be done
during early spring. Dying or wilted blooms must
be removed for encouraging new buds.
It requires only little bit of attention and care for your
garden to look beautiful with those dramatic and classic