Category Archives: Roses

Replant Disease

Question :rose-on-yardI want to replace an old rose but one of my neighbours mentioned that I should never plant a rose where another has been. Is this just an old wives tale or should I listen to the advice. 

Replanting roses

Replant disorder or replant disease refers to the problem of re-establishing plants in soil where the same species was previously grown. Roses are particularly prone, though it can affect other trees and shrubs namely

Apple,Cherry, Peach,Pear,Quince,Plum and Cistus

It can occur quite quickly after planting even Continue reading Replant Disease

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How to plant Roses

When planting Rose bushes its worth taking the effort to prepare the ground and follow these instructions as Roses can grow for 35 years and in some cases a lot longer

There are advantages to planting bare root bushes as there are a far larger selection of them and Continue reading How to plant Roses

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