Most of my writing about gardening centers on my roses, but I have a soft spot for dahlias, too. I […]
A couple months ago, I had to transplant my favorite rose bush. I was reluctant to do it so late […]
It’s June, and the roses are fading after their first flush here. Rose season starts early in Ventura, and the […]
I fell in love with growing roses last year and have spent a lot of time since then researching how to keep mine happy and healthy. Along the way, I’ve learned that many of my preconceived ideas about roses were wrong. In hopes of sparing you the same misconceptions that might keep you from growing your own rose garden, here are the top myths I believed about rose care and some truth to dispel them.