While many people think of fall as the time to start winding down the garden, rose gardeners can actually take advantage of the beautifully crisp weather and get a head start on preparing for healthy spring blooms. By planting own-root roses at least
Rose hips are the round or oval bright orange, red, or sometimes purple, fruits that form on pollinated roses in late summer and fall. Depending on the species, they can grow in clusters (like holly or elderberry), in small groups of 3 to 4 hips, or as
Growing up, I spent endless days working in the yard with my parents on our small farm in Sherwood, OR-pulling weeds, pruning trees and taking care of our cows. It all seemed like a lot of hard work, and at times, not...
For the avid rose collector or a gardener simply looking for more unique varieties, the rose family offers some truly stunning and unusual roses that are sure to become conversation pieces in your garden.