Monday, March 30, 2009

The Treasure That Is Your Roses Garden

Roses are considered to be the representation of love. Down though the centuries, roses have adorned the likes of kings and queens. Even for the commoner, the rose was the moment when he transcended his commonness to aspire for the higher plains.

In a word, your roses should be fertilized regularly. If you have planted your roses right now, you can begin fertilization after the first time it blooms. Otherwise, while your roses are blooming, they can be fertilized every two or three weeks. It is also good to remember that chicken manure is great for roses.

Normal utilization of chemicals controls the majority of these infections as well as of the sucking and chewing insects. But some insects are also beneficial to your roses.

You can prevent your roses form any type of insects through a lime-sulphur spray in early spring followed by a regular regimen of fungicide every 10 days beginning in mid spring. Remove all the infected stems, leaves, and canes and discard them. You have to continue this program until the rust is gone.

Fungal infection is very common for every breed of rose. In summer, fungus usually appears on the petals and black spots also seem to appear on the flowers. Insects like red spiders are the main troublemakers as well.

So, the demand for roses has always been good. Rose gardening thus has been in vogue throughout the history of the civilized world. To get a good harvest of roses, you have to look after the garden at all times of the year.

Enjoy your rose garden. May it be beautiful every year for you to enjoy. We would welcome your comments.

copyright Dan and Deanna Finlinson "Marketing Unscrambled"

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