How to Learn the Top Rose Gardening Tips.
Roses are among the most popular flowers and are beautiful whether they're blooming ina bush or climbing a trellis.
You will need Garden fork Compost Water Fertilizer Soiltest (optional) and sprinkler system (optional).
Select the variety of roses best suitedfor your region when planting your garden.
Prepare the soil for planting.
Tillthe soil 12 to 15 inches deep with a garden fork.
Mix in a 2- to 4-inch layer of compost.
Water your roses during the summer if there is less than 1 inch of rainfall aweek.
Install a programmable sprinkler system in your garden.
Pick the right locationfor your garden.
Top planting tips include planting your roses in a spot where it issunny for at least 6 hours a day, where there is good air circulation, and where there isfull morning sun.
Plant your roses 2 to 3 feet apart, either early in the springor in the fall, depending on your region.
Have your soil tested by a local universityor a nursery to know what to add to your garden bed to improve growing conditions.
Fertilize your roses twice a year — once in the spring with the new growth, and againmid-season.
To encourage growth, prune your rose bushes in late winter or early spring,depending on the climate in your region.
Care for your roses so they continue to grow healthyand strong.
Did you know In 1986, President Ronald Reagan designated the rose as the nationalflower of the United States.