March 2016

  1. Saturday Series The Importance Of Liquid Fertilizer

    Saturday, April 2, 2016 During the first year, granular fertilizers are generally too hard for young, own-root roses to process. Granular fertilizers can quickly burn the roots and kill your new rose so be sure to follow these rules of thumb until the second year. When planting your new rose, select an organic potting soil that does not include a...
  2. Saturday Series Proper Planting for BEAUTIFUL Blooms!

      Saturday, March 26, 2016 Spring has arrived and many of us are getting excited about the prospects of planting our gardens. Starting seeds indoors, dreaming about beautiful blooms, and getting our hands into the dirt are the things gardeners anticipate during this time of the year. We hope this spring you’ll consider adding beautiful displays of color to your...
  3. Saturday Series Show Off Your Garden With Massive Color

    Saturday, March 18, 2016 Nothing says “WOW” quite like a large garden display of roses. Mix it up and create magnificent walls of color complemented by compact shrubs and fragrant grandifloras. There are no rules which say roses must be planted in straight, even rows. While this formal style of gardening certainly has its appeal, a striking display can be...
  4. Saturday Series Alluring Old Garden Roses

    Old Garden Roses are not only rich in history and a delight to the senses, but they are also the first roses to bloom at the onset of spring. Old Garden Roses are the predecessors of today’s roses. Some date back to the time of the Roman Empire when they were revered for their beauty and fragrance. Old Garden Roses...
  5. Saturday Series Get Blooming!

    Saturday March 5, 2016 Proper fertilization is essential for beautiful, long-lasting blooms, and a healthy rose is also better equipped to ward off pathogens.  During the growing season, we recommend fertilizing your roses every three weeks. Because granular fertilizers are generally hard for young plants to process, Heirloom Roses recommends the use of a liquid fertilizer during the first growing...

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